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Madefire has developed a proprietary Motion Book Tool that delivers a reimagined collaboration experience for the storytellers, stylists, innovators, and writers behind the stories. The Company's goal is to give creators the freedom to escape from the traditional confines of static pages, and create a new world of words, pictures, motion, and sound. The Madefire app unites the artistry of comics and graphic novels with the iPad’s interactive capabilities. The app offers a continuous flow of new episodes and original titles from some of the world’s most renowned storytellers.
HQBerkeley, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)12
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Key People/Management at Madefire

Eugene Walden

Eugene Walden

Ben Wolstenholme

Ben Wolstenholme

Founder, CEO
Liam Sharp

Liam Sharp

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Madefire Office Locations

Madefire has an office in Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, US (HQ)
805 Folger Ave
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Madefire Financials and Metrics

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Madefire total Funding

$16.4 m

Madefire latest funding size

$6.5 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Madefire investors

Madefire's latest funding round in October 2016 was reported to be $6.5 m. In total, Madefire has raised $16.4 m
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Madefire News and Updates

Digital comics startup Madefire is shutting down

R.I.P. Madefire, a startup that recruited high-profile artists to reinvent comics for new formats and platforms. An announcement on the Madefire website states the company entered into “an assignment of benefit for creditors” (explained as “a state-level insolvency proceeding similar to bankruptcy”)…

Madefire debuts 3D motion comics on the Magic Leap One AR headset

Madefire has launched "motion comics," or digital comics in a 3D space, on the Magic Leap One Creator Edition augmented reality glasses.

Magic Leap will have AR comic books from Madefire (whenever it releases, that is)

Magic Leaps’ augmented reality technology still remains a mystery but, whatever it ends up being, you’ll be able to read comics on it. Madefire this weekend announced a partnership with Magic Leap to release its digital comic book app on the platform at launch. Readers will be able to project the co…

Madefire Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Madefire founded?

    Madefire was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Madefire key executives?

    Madefire's key executives are Eugene Walden, Ben Wolstenholme and Liam Sharp.

  • How many employees does Madefire have?

    Madefire has 12 employees.

  • Who are Madefire competitors?

    Competitors of Madefire include Wattpad, and Whalerock Industries.

  • Where is Madefire headquarters?

    Madefire headquarters is located at 805 Folger Ave, Berkeley.

  • Where are Madefire offices?

    Madefire has an office in Berkeley.

  • How many offices does Madefire have?

    Madefire has 1 office.