skyrockit, a mobile entertainment studio, today announced that it has raised new funding to expand the company’s products and services, hire key talent, and solidify its position as a global innovator in the mobile entertainment space.

skyrockit’s recent round of funding, led by investor Intel Capital, includes $2.6 million USD, with participation from Asuka DBJ Partners, and individual investor Mark Kingdon. Separately, skyrockit has announced that Intel Capital’s Marc Yi, Asuka DBJ’s Toshihiro Toyoshima and Kingdon have joined the Company’s Board of Directors.

skyrockit is aglobal mobile entertainment studio that delivers scalable, results-driven products, services and campaigns for carriers, handset manufacturers, brands and consumers that marry entertainment, advertising and technology.

skyrockit plans to enhance its existing entertainment products and services, while also focusing on the development of new original intellectual property.

The company’s portfolio of mobile products includes Virtual Zippo Lighter, with more than 16 million users worldwide and ROMPLR™, its patent-pending music remix platform.