RisingHigh was founded in 2012 by Kevin Wolstenholme after being made redundant from a much loved Creative Director role in the largest online party retail network in the UK. After some early success in the Apple Appstore, Jilly Duff joined in early 2014 to help with operations and game design.

RisingHigh has achieved over 8 million downloads on iOS and in April 2015, agreed a publishing deal with Appsolute Games  LLC and subsequently released 6 titles which, upon launch, were all Featured by Apple in Best new games of the week.