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  Heiko Hubertz Joins Advisory Board of flaregames
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Karlsruhe, 4/12/2013 | Smartphone and tablet games developer flaregames ( Royal Revolt!, Throne Wars) has formed an advisory board. Four experienced entrepreneurs and investors were appointed: Harry Nelis of Accel Partners and Thomas Grota of T-Venture (both investors in flaregames) are joined by entrepreneurs Zoe Adamovicz, founder of app search company Xyologic, and Heiko Hubertz, founder of games publisher Bigpoint.

The advisory board is to provide industry opinion and guidance, a task for which it is exceptionally suited. Heiko Hubertz is a seasoned veteran of the games industry. Zoe Adamovicz is an expert for app discovery. The investors Harry Nelis and Thomas Grota can offer valuable advice on navigating the trends of growth markets.

“It‘s an appealing task to help guide the coming growth phase of flaregames – Klaas and his team have laid a solid foundation during the last few years,” says Heiko Hubertz.

Klaas Kersting, CEO and founder of flaregames, adds, “I’m honored to have found, in addition to our long-standing partners Harry and Thomas, two such wonderful entrepreneurs as Zoe and Heiko. We’re very well positioned to deal with the challenges of the gigantic market of mobile games.”

About flaregames

Based in Karlsruhe, Germany, flaregames has a highly motivated team of veterans and new talent working to create and deploy a new generation of mobile games. Founded in 2011, the company creates games for smartphones and tablets. The company currently has a number of titles for mainstream and mid-core gamers in development. The games are extensive, deep experiences that offer long-lasting fun and, best of all, are free ("free-to-play").

The founder of the company, Klaas Kersting, previously of Gameforge, has a proven track record of success, growing his last company into a global player with 500 employees and over €100 million in annual revenue.

Investors in the start-up include renowned international venture capital firms Accel Partners and T-Venture.

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