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Athenascope wants to change the way we play and watch games together.

Athenascope captures your top gaming moments, automatically creating highlight videos so you can relive last night’s glory and share it with friends. Using cutting-edge developments in computer vision and artificial intelligence, Athenascope analyzes gameplay and automatically surfaces the most important moments and information. The company has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by First Round Capital, with the fund’s founder Josh Kopelman joining the board of directors. Athenascope was founded in 2018 by Chris Kirmse, creator of Xfire, and is based in Mountain View, California.


The Founder

Chris Kirmse, CEO

Chris is a true gaming pioneer, the co-creator of the first 3D MMO, Meridian 59, and one of the creators of Xfire, a social platform for gamers that was ahead of its time.


The Team's Favorite Games

Brandon Fields

  • Joust
  • Zelda
  • Team Fortress

Chad Walker

  • Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
  • Portal Series
  • Dead Cells

Chris Kirmse

  • Robotron
  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater
  • Guild Wars

Darren Su

  • Minecraft
  • Little Big Planet
  • Plants vs Zombies

Jordan Toor

  • Star Wars: Dark Forces Series
  • C&C Red Alert 2
  • Rocket League

Luke Therien

  • Civilization
  • BioShock
  • Modern Warfare 2