Overview

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Founder @
Investments
10 Investments in 9 Companies
Born:
November 13, 1979
Gender:
Male
Location:
Karlsruhe
Website:
http://flaregames.com
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Klaas Kersting is a co-founder of Gameforge. In December 2003, while still a student, Kersting established the gaming company in Karlsruhe, Germany, together with Alexander Roesner.

More recently, in 2011, Klaas founded flaregames, a mobile game developer and publisher. The company has been responsible for the very successful Royal Revolt 2, publishing in early 2014.

Aside from his role at flaregames, Klaas is an Angel Investor for startups in Gaming and Tech.

In 2008 Klaas Kersting became 'Entrepreneur of the Year'. Gameforge was awarded 'Red Herring 100 Europe', and 'Technology Fast 50 Rising Stars'. Furthermore, the company was selected 'Technology Pioneer 2009' by the World Economic Forum.

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Dec, 2003
Mar, 2010
CEO, founder

Investments (10)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016€4M / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2016€700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$1M / VenturePersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$850k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2012€600k / VenturePersonal Investment
Aug, 2012undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2011$12M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2011undisclosed amount / Series APersonal Investment

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