Matcherino, With San Diego Founder, Finds $1.25M For eSports Startup

Matcherino, an online crowdfunding startup focused on funding eSports matches, has raised $1.25M in a funding round, the company said today. The startup--whose co-founder, Mario Gutierrez, is based in San Diego--said the funding was led by Madrona Venture Group, and also included Vulcan Capital and angels. Matcherino's headquarters are listed in Seattle, where the company's other co-founder, Grant Farwell, is based. Gutierrez is a computer science graduate from San Diego State University. Farwell and Gutierrez recently participated in Techstars at its Seattle location, although Matcherino's legal address remains listed in La Jolla. More information »