|Category||Games, Video and Entertainment|
|Description||Online social tradicional games company|
|Seed, 7/11 ||$1M|
Akamon Entertainment is an online social gaming company specializing in traditional games and focusing on the south of Europe and Latin America via local portals, those of partners that are leaders in the online field, Facebook, and mobile platforms.
Based in Spain (headquarters in Barcelona and development offices in Valencia), Akamon has, in April 2013, 68 employees who are highly specialized in the online sector. Akamon’s portfolio consists of more than 35 casino and local traditional games, such as Tute, Tarot, Roulette, Parchís, Poker, Bingo and Dominoes. All the games incorporate social features and give players the opportunity to be part of a global gaming community (share liquidity) where they share their gaming experience.
So far, the company operates via its own portals in Spain (Mundijuegos.com), Brazil (Ludijogos.com), France (Mundijeux.fr), Italy (Mundigiochi.it), Argentina (Mundijuegos.com.ar) and Venezuela (Mundijuegos.com.ve), and aims to expand to Colombia, Mexico and the Latin Community in the US.
The company won the top prize for Best Startup in Online Games in the world at Games Beat 2012, and was awarded as “Rising Star” at the EGR Operator Awards 2012, where its Bingo was also recognized as “Best Social Bingo Product of the Year”. Also, in December 2012, Akamon was listed in 7th position as Best Workplaces in the SMEs category in Spain.
Akamon promotional videoAdded: 5/3/13
Akamon in Spanish TV about its recruiment effortsAdded: 5/3/13
Report about Akamon on Canal 9, from RTVV (Valencia’s regional TV). The program dedicated to job opportunities “Ocupa’t” from 21/01/13 focuses on Akamon’s office in Valencia, hiring developers and designers. (in catalan and Spanish)Added: 5/8/13
Bingo Rider, Akamon’s first game for mobile devices (English version)Added: 5/8/13