Anton Backman is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and crypto enthusiast based in Stockholm, Sweden. He is the co-founder of the early-stage venture fund Play Ventures, which focuses on investing in gaming startups. Backman has deep experience in gaming and mobile industries, having worked at companies such as Rovio and Electronic Arts before starting Play Ventures. He is also a co-founder and advisor for several blockchain and crypto startups, including RetriPaladin, a platform that lets gamers trade in-game items for cryptocurrency. Backman is an active member of the crypto community and frequently speaks on topics related to blockchain and cryptocurrency at industry events.
|Play Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Singapore that was founded in 2018. The company specializes in investing in early-stage free-to-play and Web3 game studios, as well as game services startups from all over the world. Play Ventures aims to identify and invest in opportunities that have the potential to transform the gaming industry, and provide these companies with the resources and expertise needed to succeed. With a focus on innovation, Play Ventures is committed to supporting the growth of the gaming industry, and helping to bring new and exciting experiences to players around the world.