Early on, Jakob decided to stop university and a good job for SPAMfighter in Denmark so he could move to Thailand instead and start his own business. While in Thailand, he co-founded Pagemodo.com which provided marketing tools for Facebook and after an explosive growth was acquired by Webs Inc. in 2011 and later public listed VistaPrint Inc. less than 2 years after it was started.
Today, Jakob is an investor and mentor at several startups and co-founder of Pocket PlayLab, the biggest independent mobile game developer in Thailand.
|May 21, 2016||Venture Beat - Developer’s claim that Thai’s military junta is ‘great’ is about facing down uncertainty|
|Nov 24, 2015||e27 News - 27 Influencers to be recognised at Echelon Thailand 2015|
|Oct 13, 2015||TechCrunch - Playlab Lands $5M To Capitalize On Southeast Asia’s Growing Mobile Games Market|
|Jul 1, 2014||e27 News - Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games|
|Aug 23, 2013||YourStory News - In conversation with Bangkok’s serial entrepreneur and angel investor Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen|
|Feb 1, 2011||TechCrunch - Exclusive: Webs Acquires Facebook Page Builder Pagemodo|