UPDATE: TechCrunch reported that Discord confirmed raising $100 million at $7 billion valuation.
Discord, the popular text and voice messaging service among players, closed a funding round of $100 million at a $3.5 billion valuation, last July. Discord, which comes up with a new news today, may close its new funding round soon. According to the news based on sources close to the company, the valuation of the company will reach $7 billion after the new investment to be made
Discord, which is prepared to come out with a big investment news, despite only months having passed after closing the funding round of $100 million in July, will double its valuation in a short time with the investment.
Discord was founded in San Francisco by Jason Citron in 2012 and has received a total investment of 379.3 million dollars to date.Discord’s investors include companies such as Greylock, Index Ventures, Spark Capital, Tencent and Benchmark.
As people stayed more at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, Discord’s usage rates increased. Not only is it a communication channel for the player, Discord has become a communication channel for all people who cannot come together in this difficult period.
Let’s add that many podcasts recorded during this period were recorded on Discord. According to shared information, Discord currently has more than 120 million monthly active users.
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