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Carry1st is the leading publisher of social games and interactive content across Africa. The company has released such games as Mine Rescue and SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off, and launched a proprietary payments and online marketplace to better monetize content in the region. The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Google, Riot Games, Konvoy Ventures, Avenir, Raine Ventures, Akatsuki, and TTV Capital.
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Carry1st announces strategic investment from Sony Innovation Fund
Carry1st, Africa’s leading game publisher and digital commerce platform, announces a strategic investment by Sony Innovation Fund, the venture capital arm of Sony Group Corporation (“Sony”). Carry1st is the inaugural investment out of Sony Innovation Fund: Africa, which was established by Sony as an initiative to support the growth of entertainment businesses in Africa. 30 Jan 2024 Read more

Carry1st and Nasty C partner with Call of Duty: Mobile on campaign in South Africa
With the recently deployed dedicated server for Call of Duty®: Mobile in South Africa bringing gamers across the region accelerated ping speeds, local games publisher Carry1st and music superstar Nasty C have partnered with Call of Duty: Mobile to celebrate. 20 Sep 2022 Read more

Huawei Points available in South Africa from the Carry1st Shop
Huawei, in partnership with Carry1st, is excited to announce the availability of Huawei Points in South Africa on the Carry1st Shop. This is a first for South Africa where consumers can purchase points through 90+ payment methods, now also available at a discounted rate! 6 Sep 2022 Read more

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