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Carry1st is a company that develops a live mobile trivia game designed to enable players to answer questions and compete to earn rewards. Its social games and digital commerce applications utilize fewer data and are easy to install and offer culturally-relevant content and distribution channels. The company aims to enable people to stay in touch with each other, to be entertained, and to express themselves. 
HQNew York, NY, US

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)40(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Carry1st

Tinotenda Mundangepfupfu

Tinotenda Mundangepfupfu

Co-Founder, Engineering
Lucy Hoffman

Lucy Hoffman

Co-Founder, Publishing
Cordel Robbin-Coker

Cordel Robbin-Coker

Co-Founder, CEO
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Carry1st Office Locations

Carry1st has offices in New York, Lagos and Cape Town
New York, NY, US (HQ)
122 W 27th St
Lagos, NG
360 Ikorodu Rd, Mende
Cape Town, ZA
Business Centre, 1 Bridgeway, Century City
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Carry1st Financials and Metrics

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Carry1st total Funding

$10 m

Carry1st latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

Carry1st investors

Carry1st's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $6 m. In total, Carry1st has raised $10 m
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Carry1st Cybersecurity Score

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Carry1st Online and Social Media Presence

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Carry1st News and Updates

Carry1st raises $6 million to publish mobile games in Africa

Carry1st has raised $6 million to publish games in Africa, and it is starting with a focus on regional mobile payments.

Riot Games and Konvoy Ventures back games publisher Carry1st in $6M Series A

Africa is the last frontier for basically anything. Mobile gaming is no exception. For a continent that is home to more than 1 billion millennials and Gen Zers, mobile gaming has never really picked up, despite the continent witnessing rapid economic growth and smartphone adoption. Two issues have p…

Carry1st and Raketspel Sign Global Publishing Deal

Studio with over 100 million downloads taps Carry1st to scale its next hit

Carry1st and Cosi Games Sign Global Publishing Deal

Developer of Pelé: Soccer Legend and Muhammad Ali: Puzzle King entrusts Carry1st to deliver their next mobile sports title to a global audience

Carry1st Signs Global Publishing Deal With Qene Games for Gebeta

Pioneers in mobile gaming in Africa join forces in global partnership to scale Gebeta - a modern spin on the ancient game of manacala

Carry1st has $4M to invest in African mobile gaming

Gaming development startup Carry1st has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital. That brings the company’s total VC to $4 million, which Carry1st will deploy to support and invest in game publishing across Africa.

Carry1st Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Carry1st founded?

    Carry1st was founded in 2018.

  • Who are Carry1st key executives?

    Carry1st's key executives are Tinotenda Mundangepfupfu, Lucy Hoffman and Cordel Robbin-Coker.

  • How many employees does Carry1st have?

    Carry1st has 40 employees.

  • Who are Carry1st competitors?

    Competitors of Carry1st include KongZhong, Dazzle Rocks and Go2Joy.

  • Where is Carry1st headquarters?

    Carry1st headquarters is located at 122 W 27th St, New York.

  • Where are Carry1st offices?

    Carry1st has offices in New York, Lagos and Cape Town.

  • How many offices does Carry1st have?

    Carry1st has 4 offices.