Kolibri Games CEOs Awarded as Young Entrepreneurs of the Year at Investor Allstars 2020
October 5, 2020 | 2 minute read
In the 18th year of GP Bullhound’s Investor Allstars, the Kolibri Games CEOs have stood out as Young Entrepreneur of the Year against a field of Europe's brightest tech innovators
5 October 2020 | Janosch Sadowski and Daniel Stammler, Co-CEOs of Berlin-based mobile games studio Kolibri Games, have been awarded as Young Entrepreneur of the Year (in memory of Mark Sebba) at GP Bullhound’s Investor Allstars 2020.
The award brought together hundreds of leading figures from Europe’s technology ecosystem, with standout guest speakers and a star-studded panel discussing their views on the current technology and investment landscape in Europe.
The young entrepreneurs stood out in a competitive selection process, with over 120 entries and more than 2,000 votes cast by the public and the Investor Allstars’ judges panel.
Janosch Sadowski, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Kolibri Games, says:
2020 has been a uniquely challenging year for the European tech ecosystem. We are happy to see that Europe’s leaders and innovators are proving to be resilient and are standing in support of each other. Being named Young Entrepreneurs of the Year is a great honor and an amazing reward for our own efforts and contributions to the European tech space.
Manish Madhvani, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of GP Bullhound, says:
Our awards showcase the most dedicated and inspiring individuals and organizations that are leading European tech’s charge of innovation, and we are extremely proud to bring such an immensely talented group of entrepreneurs and investors together. We look forward to seeing what this terrific energy can accomplish next year.
About GP Bullhound:
GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the world’s best entrepreneurs and founders. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and New York. For more information, please visit www.gpbullhound.com
About Kolibri Games
Founded in a student flat in 2016 as Fluffy Fairy Games by a group of IT and Business students, Kolibri Games is a young games company based in Berlin, Germany. The team developed their first title Idle Miner Tycoon in just eight weeks, following their signature lean approach. In February 2020, Kolibri Games joined the Ubisoft family, an exciting evolution in the company’s growth as they continue to pursue their goal to become the most player-centric games company in the world.
Idle Miner TycoonandIdle Factory Tycoonhave cumulatively reached over 160 Million downloads, enabling the company to grow to more than 100 dedicated engineers, artists and game designers.
Kolibri Games’ exceptional growth story has been recognized several times: LinkedIn added the company to the 2018 and 2019 list of Top 25 startups in Germany; Red Herring placed Kolibri Games among the 2018 Top 100 Global and Deloitte awarded the company with a first place in the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50.