Mysterious stealth gaming startup Wonder announces $14 million in funding


Ah, another day, another stealth mobile gaming startup getting funded by Shakira.

LA-based Wonder announced today that it has closed a Series A round of funding led by Grishin Robotics and TCL Communication Holdings Ltd.; Wonder announced they had raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding in July of last year, but we now know that they have raised about $14 million in funding to date.

The startup is building what it claims to be a new breed of “VR-ready” gaming hardware in secret, but seems to have been gesturing loudly about just how secret it is.

The stealthy group boasts a fairly eccentric group on investors, including Kevin Spacey, a couple of football players and, yes, Shakira. The team is notably also backed by Joe Lonsdale’s reincarnated 8VC and Greycroft…

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