Chat platform Discord has raised $500-million in a new funding round led by investment firm Dragoneer Investment Group.
Dragoneer Investment Group is expected to lead an investment that would value popular videogame chat platform Discord at about $15-billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Discord is not new, but talks about a $10-billion sale to Microsoft has the world wondering about this videogame-centric chat app.
Microsoft is in talks to buy messaging platform Discord for more than US$10-billion, Bloomberg News reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Regardt van der Berg is in Cape Town this week, while Duncan McLeod is holding the fort in Johannesburg. They talk, using an app called Discord, about the week’s biggest technology news, including UK Prime Minister