After almost 10 years selling gaming and support peripherals to gamers hoping to zest up their frameworks, Atlanta-based KontrolFreek has been procured by the global peripherals retailer SteelSeries.
Terms of the securing were undisclosed, yet KontrolFreek has delivered in excess of 2 million units of its leader item, which is accessible in more than 9,000 retailers in 60 nations and can be found in more than 16 online marketplaces.
That’s not terrible for an organization that was established 11 years prior with a $50,000 check from BLH Venture Partners, the Atlanta-based speculation firm helped to establish by Billy L. Harbert and Ashish Mistry. Mistry, a prime supporter of Virtex Networks and later an early colleague at Air Defense.
Neither Harbert nor Mistry were much for gaming, however they saw the open door in offering peripherals to the people who were, Mistry said in a direct message.
“Huge markets have huge specialties,” Mistry wrote.
By gaining KontrolFreek, SteelSeries is further solidifying its situation in the reassure gaming market by collapsing one of the main dealers of superior regulator adornments into its arrangement of items. Recently, SteelSeries caught A-volute, which gives three dimensional sound frameworks to games.
SteelSeries likewise gets a dynamic client created media property in KontrolFreek’s FreekNation people group, which flaunts 4 million network members.
“With the cutting edge reassures at the bleeding edge of the gaming business’ brain, there will never be been a superior opportunity to expand our capacity to give the best gaming encounters and items to comfort gamers,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, CEO of SteelSeries. “With KontrolFreek’s mastery and worldwide fame, we realize they’ll open new occasions to engage, joy, and help new gamers over the world.”