Launchpad Finalists Prepare to Show Their Tech at EIG Berlin This Month

Published October 2, 2016 by Lee R

Launchpad Finalists Prepare to Show Their Tech at EIG Berlin This Month

The competition will reveal both leading entrepreneurship and technological expertise.

The five shortlisted finalists competing in the Start-Up Launchpad final at this year´s EIG Berlin is set to bring competitive advantage to all who see it.  

Interesting Competitive Mix  

An intriguing roster of lottery, eSports and game development projects are set compete at this year´s edition. Originally organised in 2008 at EiG and GiGse in partnership with GamCrowd, the Launchpad competition pits emerging gaming start-ups against each other.

Previous Participating Beneficiaries

The list of iGaming stars launched via the exposure of the Launchpad spotlight to prospective business partners and investors includes former winners and finalists Element Wave, Colossus Bets, NumberFire, Fresh8 Gaming and current reigning champion Casino VR.

Current Competitors

1SpinMillionaire is a promotion and customer retention platform combining integrating lottery and jackpots concepts to provide larger bonus and jackpot opportunities without additional stakes

Black Cow Technology is a self-described flexible and modular game server construction kit.

GamingBattleGround is a plug-in service for casino clients to host online eSports competition.

Glück Games provides the technology for online lotto operators to seamlessly introduce casino play to its lottery clients

Game Time

Competitors will present at the Start-Up LaunchPad session on Thursday, October 20th from 11:00-12:30. 

The Competition Format

A panel of judges led by Melissa Blau will quiz and critique each presentation. Blau will be joined by a group of iGaming luminaries that includes Burlywood Capital partner Mark Blandford; Velo Partners Partner Evan Hoff; Partner, Optimizer Invest CEO Carla Maree Vella and former Techstars MD  Jon Bradford. Champions will ultimately be decided by popular audience vote. 

Competitive Benefits

The value of competing and winning was identified by Casino VR CEO Marco Koblet, who says the exposure brought recognition from iGaming experts of the company´s “value proposition and vision.”

Mark the Date

The short-list invitees will compete at Start-Up LaunchPad competition as part of EiG (Excellence in iGaming) taking place in Berlin from October 18-20 2016.

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