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.
|Mar, 2016||Stocard||€4M / Undisclosed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2016||Kopla Games||€700k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2016||GameCake||$210k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2015||ZupCat||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2013||Wummelbox||$1M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2012||Stocard||$850k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2012||Vertical Media||€600k / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2012||Xyo||undisclosed amount / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Pictorama||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2011||Supercell||$12M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||Spreadsave||undisclosed amount / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Mar 5, 2016||FinSMEs - Kopla Games Raised €700K in Seed Funding|
|Mar 2, 2016||Arctic Startup - Finnish Kopla Games Raises €700,000 For Mobile Role-Playing Games|
|Mar 2, 2016||Gamasutra - Finnish Mobile Game Startup Kopla Games Raises 700,000 Euro Seed Investment|
|Dec 16, 2015||Gamasutra - flaregames welcomes arrival of two key hires going into 2016|
|Dec 8, 2015||Gamasutra - flaregames and Superweapon are bringing Dawn of Steel to Android and Windows devices worldwide in early 2016!|
|Jul 2, 2015||Gamasutra - Flaregames y Brainz Anuncian Acuerdo para Crear Innovador Juego RPG Móvil de Estrategia|
|Jul 2, 2015||Gamasutra - Flaregames and Brainz Announce Partnership to Create Ground-Breaking Mobile Strategy RPG|
|Jun 19, 2015||Gamasutra - Deals Signed, Development Underway: Zombie Gunship, Inc. Is Coming|