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Atom Universe

Status: Active

Jun 7th 2021 - Jul 24th 2021

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Atom Universe (AU) is an established virtual world, available on PC and consoles that allows players to create their avatars, explore a vast 3D universe, and meet like-minded individuals from all over the world to chat and play with. The company asserts that its game has seen over 2 million downloads with an average of 20,000 unique players registering every month. AU claims that the revenue from in-game purchases added up to over £500,000 since the company's launch in 2016. The company has partnered with Crash Media providing players access to over 100 Kung-fu movies to play in its Kung Fu Theatre, signed up with Valiant Comics to open its comics store, and plans to run an NBA 2K eSports event, with a virtual rap battle lined up. It will use 60% of the investment to develop the mobile version of its game, 30% to grow its team, and 10% for marketing.

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Atom Universe Rating Review

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Rated on 12/07/2021

Pitch Rated

52%

Insufficient Data

Management

83%

Product

73%

Investment

UNRATED*

* Section unrated owing to insufficient or incomplete information available at the time of rating.

  • £94,518
    pledged
  • 94%
    of goal

    £100,002
    target

    £3,900,078
    pre-money valuation

    2.50%
    equity available

    180
    investors

    £525
    pledge per investor

    09337155
    company number

    Active
    company status

    02/12/2014
    incorporated 7 years

    Previous Funding rounds
    07 Jun 21 Seedrs £94,518 / 95% 52.00%

What the ratings mean

  • 49% and under
    We suggest potential investors carry out further study of their own
    50-64%
    Room for improvement
    65-79%
    Worth considering
    80%+
    Gold rating, our highest rating

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Management 83%

Skills 91%
The 'Atom Universe' management team comprises skilled professionals whose published LinkedIn profiles include expertise in management, technology, video games sales, marketing and finance. They have an experienced team in place that consists of a CEO, CFO, CMO, Chairman and a CRO. The CEO is proficient in video games, game design/game development, mobile applications, agile project management, and adobe premiere pro. He also has prior experience working at the same stage of business growth. The CFO is competent in financial reporting, sap, financial analysis, business process improvement, management accounting and corporate finance. The CMO skills include digital marketing, online advertising, video games, brand development, customer relationship management and product development. He was also awarded the Innovation Award for application of segmentation data to launch marketing for the computer game 'The Sims'. The Chairman is skilled in mergers & acquisitions, business strategy, software development, desktop publishing, graphic design and javascript. The CRO has entrepreneurship, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), start-ups, display advertising and Search Engine Marketing skills.

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    pledged
  • 94%
    of goal

    £100,002
    target

    £3,900,078
    pre-money valuation

    2.50%
    equity available

    180
    investors

    £525
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    09337155
    company number

    Active
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    02/12/2014
    incorporated 7 years

    Previous Funding rounds
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