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‘A publisher for the touch generation’

€10m fund round for StoryToys parent

22nd January, 2017
Barry O’Neill, chief executive of StoryToys and Touch Press Picture: Bryan Meade

Touch Press has proved e-learning is not just child’s play after it raised $10 million (€9.4 million).

The company was formed last year after the integration of Dublin-based StoryToys, the games division of New York company Amplify, and London-based app developer Touch Press.

The lead investors are an investment vehicle backed by Emerson Collective, the philanthropic organisation founded by Laurene Powell Jobs, a businesswoman and widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, and Chinese venture...

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