November 20, 2019 Mythical Games closes $19 million funding round, hires industry leaders.

Javelin Ventures Party led the funding round, and was joined by Avon Ventures, Alumni Ventures, Hashed, and Galaxy Digital, among others. The close brought total funding to date to $35 million. Mythical Games mission is to advance “player-owned economies’; founded by Activision Blizzard veterans, the Mythical’s primary software is a game creator and MMO. The company additionally made four major hires from within the games industry: Pete Hawley, the former CEO of Telltale Games, joined the company as CPO; Jeff Poffenbarger, former Oculus VR studio head, joined as COO; Nicole Yang, former VP of marketing at Telltale, joined has VP of marketing; and Greg Deutsch, former senior VP of business and legal affairs at Activision, joined as general counsel.