Casual Collective Grabs $1 Million For Casual Games Development

Newly-formed ad-funded online games developer Casual Collective has raised $1 million (£613,000) of seed funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and plans to raise a first proper VC round soon, according to alarm:clock.

The Berkshire-based maker of the popular Flash-based game Desktop Tower Defence now has Lightspeed MD and former AOL (NYSE: TWX) exec Jeremy Liew on its board – the latter is a big fan of Tower Defence and on the LVP blog says that developer Paul Preece’s games