NAME OF STARTUP: Fungies.io
FOUNDED IN (Year): 2022
FOUNDER’S NAME: Duke Vu
THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:
How to increase game sales and self-distribute through your own channels
THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:
Duke Vu is the CEO & Founder of Fungies.io – helping game developers set up their own storefronts or marketplaces that are also embeddable ingame. His first entrepreneurial experience was with MyBaze.com – an online marketplace for up-and-coming brands that generated gathered more than 3000 unique sellers.
He sold his company Risen a Software Development company of 40 people with Python/React to Netguru. He also founded iMeshup – a 3D collaboration tool for Game Studios. He had different roles in international corporations such as PwC and American Express. He was also Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Coders – a Blockchain / DeFi development company.
WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:
SaaS, Gaming, Marketplace, Web3, Blockchain, E-commerce
LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key features from your startup would you like to share with aspiring tech-gaming entrepreneurs?:
Fungies is a platform to allow game developers and publishers build their own storefronts.
– Allows selling Steam or any games via their own Web Shop
– Helps mobile game developers sell in-game items via Web channel
– Solves the problem of being locked-up with only distribution via AppStore/PlayStore or
HQ City: Palo Alto, California, United States
Website URL: https://fungies.io/
Number of Employees: 5-25
Connect On Twitter: @fungies_io