ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Row Sham Bow, Inc., a new game development studio creating games for social networks, announced it has raised $3 million in funding from early-stage venture capital firm Intersouth Partners.
Row Sham Bow was founded by a veteran team of game makers with broad industry experience. Founded by President & CEO Philip Holt and Chief Technology Officer Nick Gonzalez, Row Sham Bow has assembled a world-class team of developers with decades of experience building iconic intellectual property.
“We are excited to partner with Intersouth as we launch and grow our company,” said Philip Holt, President & CEO of Row Sham Bow. “We believe that having a highly respected venture firm like Intersouth make its first gaming investment in Row Sham Bow not only illustrates the opportunity we have, but also demonstrates the continuing value that Orlando has as an important game development center.”
“It’s not common to find a strong team like the one leading Row Sham Bow,” said John Glushik of Intersouth Partners, who will join the company’s Board of Directors. “With proven experience developing for and leading gaming companies, this team is perfectly composed to lead a company that is creating innovative games and technology that will engage audiences in new ways.”
Philip Holt was previously Vice President and Studio General Manager of Electronic Arts (EA) Tiburon. He has more than 18 years experience in game development. Before joining EA he served as Senior Vice President of Product Development for THQ. Nick Gonzalez previously served as a Chief Software Architect at Electronic Arts Tiburon before leaving to found Row Sham Bow. He was formerly Chief Technology Officer of video game technology company Massive, Inc. and has more than 14 years of experience in online technology development.
About Row Sham Bow, Inc.
Row Sham Bow, Inc. is a new game development studio founded by a veteran team with broad industry experience. Focused on developing for social networks and direct-to-consumer platforms, the company is creating fun and innovative games in collaboration with gaming audiences in unprecedented ways. For more information, visit www.rowshambow.com.