"After the tremendous success in our home market Germany and the very promising expansion in Europe, GameDuell is now starting to expand in the U.S.. We are very happy to have Wellington Partners with us. They have frequently proven how to identify and support global leaders in the Internet age."
|One of the world’s largest game communities|
With more than 10 million members, GameDuell is one of the leading skill-games communities in the world and the largest games community in Germany. At GameDuell, members can play the world's most popular casual games like Solitaire, Sudoku, Darts, and Pool, and compete amongst each other in tournaments of skill for the chance to win real prizes. The company is now driving its international expansion to other European countries and the U.S. Worldwide, already more than 200 million people are using the Web as a games platform, and GameDuell’s unique technology and marketing know-how gives the company a competitive edge in this fast-growing market – besides, the excellent management team and years of experience was a key reason behind Wellington Partners’ decision to invest €11 million in a Series B round in 2008.
First investment: June 2008