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Casual Game Startup WonderHill Gets $7 Million in Funding

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[qi:115] WonderHill, a casual gaming startup that was spun out of Ooga Labs, has raised $7 million in Series A financing from Charles River Ventures and Shasta Ventures. The company views itself as a competitor to casual game leaders Zynga, Playfish and Pogo. WonderHill is led by James Currier (CEO) and Stan Chudnovsky (CTO), who in the past built and sold Tickle.com. To better understand why VCs love the casual gaming business, check out these two posts from our archives: The Truth About the Biz of Casual Games and Game Business and its Crisis of Attention.