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In case you missed the first one, here is a more complete list. Virtual worlds are increasingly going to play a bigger role in media, replacing flagging TV, dwindling newspapers, and silent radio. If you are still paying for hefty fees for TV or Newspapers, you really need to question why your ads are in-effective.

Date Company Invested Type Series Country Lead investor
Sep-08 Challenge Games $10,0 Social games Series B USA Globespan Capital Partners
Sep-08 Hollywood Interactive $5,0 Social games Unknown USA BlueRun Ventures
Aug-08 Nonoba 1,3 € Casual games Series A DK Mangrove Capital Partners
Aug-08 Webcarrz $4,0 Social games Series A USA Meakem Becker Venture Capital
Aug-08 Dizzywood $1,0 Virtual World Series B USA European Founders Fund
Jul-08 Zynga $29,0 Social games Series B USA Kleiner Perkins
Jul-08 Gaia Interactive $11,0 Casual MMO Series C USA Institutional Venture Partners
Jul-08 Social Gaming Network $3,0 Social games Unknown USA Jeff Bezos Expeditions
Jul-08 8D World $1,0 Casual MMO Series A USA Spark Capital
May-08 Social Gaming Network $15,0 Social games Series A USA Greylock Partners
Apr-08 Kongregate $3,0 Casual games Series B USA Jeff Bezos Expeditions
?.2008 Playfish $3,0 Social games Seed UK Accel Partners
?.2008 Hangout Industries $6,0 Virtual World Series A USA Polaris Venture Partners &Highland Capital Partners
Q1/2008 Chapatiz $0,5 Virtual World Seed French Angel Investors
Q1/2008 EveryScape $7,0 Mirror World Series B USA Dace Ventures
Q1/2008 Handipoints $0,8 Virtual World Seed USA Charles River Ventures
Q1/2008 Numedeon $1,0 Portfolio of Virtual Worlds Series B USA BankInter’s Venture Capitol Group
Mar-08 Alamofire $2,0 Social games Series A USA Founder’s fund
Feb-08 Flowplay $3,7 Hybrid MMO / casual games Series A USA Intel Capital
Jan-08 Zynga $10,0 Social games Series A USA Union Square Ventures
Dec-07 Playfirst $16,5 Casual games Series C USA DCM
Nov-07 Apaja Online 1,7 € Casual games Series A Finland Martinson Trigon Venture Partners
Sep-07 Watercooler $4,0 Social games Series A USA Canaan partners
Aug-07 Kongregate $5,0 Casual games Series A USA Greylock Partners
Aug-07 Conduit Labs $5,5 Social games Series A USA Charles River Ventures &Prism VentureWorks
Mar-07 Flowplay $0,5 Hybrid MMO / casual games Seed USA Angels
Jan-05 Big Fish Games $8,7 Casual games Angels USA Multiple angels, two rounds

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