Two Bit Circus Gets $6.5M To Take STEAM Carnival National

Los Angeles-based Two Bit Circus, the producer of STEM-related, experiential entertainment led by Brent Bushnell, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Techstars Ventures, Foundry Group, and Intel Capital. The company--best known for its production of the STEAM Carnival, an carnival-themed event which features high tech games but provides science and technology learning opportunities for kids--said the new funding will be used to expand STEAM Carnival into a national brand.