El Segundo City Hall is open with safety precautions in place. Click here for City Hall phone numbers, emails, appointment requests or here for COVID-19 daily info and resources. 
Man Reading Newspaper

El Segundo Business in the News

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Media Startup Led by Former Riot Games Brass Raises $3.6 Million

By Matthew Blake

El Segundo motion picture and video game producer Wonderstorm Inc., founded by three former Riot Games Inc. leaders, has raised $3.6 million in financing, according to an Aug. 23 Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Wonderstorm President Justin Santistevan said the funds come from Madison Wells Media, a Century City-based media and entertainment company whose chief executive is billionaire Gigi Pritzker.

Wonderstorm develops a mix of video games and motion picture content. In September, its fantasy animated series "Dragon Prince" debuted on Netflix Inc.'s streaming service. The company is now developing a video game inspired by the series' story and characters.

Wonderstorm was incorporated in 2016 by Santistevan, Justin Richmond and Aaron Ehasz, who worked previously as department heads at Riot Games — the company behind the popular "League of Legends" multiplayer video game.

View Original Article (Click Here)
Return to full list >>