Talon, competitive gaming, entertainment, and culture firm based in Hong Kong, has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round.
Hana Digital Transformation Fund, HZL Capital, AK Partners, Token Bay Capital, Foxmont Capital Partners, Arete Capital Asia, BlackPine, Yieldly, and PAC Capital were among the investors.
Talon will continue to expand its lifestyle and cultural platform, concentrating on partnering with fashion brands, celebrities, singers, and traditional athletes to provide entertainment to the next generation of youngsters, primarily Gen Z and millennials.
As part of this plan, it will collaborate with Animoca Brands to build digital and blockchain solutions to provide unique experiences, collectables, and opportunities through various metaverses, P2E games, and NFT platforms.
Talon will also expand its regional influence throughout Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on the Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
It is a platform for e-sports, culture, and lifestyle in Asia. It was founded in 2017 and now has six professional e-sports teams operating in five markets. Talon’s creative studio is where the company’s e-sports marketing, content production, and activities are managed for Talon and its partners. Talon has a total social media following of approximately 25 million people.
It has regional offices in Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, and South Korea, with its headquarters in Hong Kong.