Start-Up Launchpad

Congratulations to the winner of the 2016 Start-Up LaunchPad -  1Spinmillionaire




Five start-ups presented their gaming innovations and competed for your vote  

In partnership with GamCrowd

Start-up LaunchPad has been a permanent fixture on the gaming calendar since 2008. Organised at EiG and GiGse, it allows gaming start-ups to gain exposure and find business partners and investors for further growth.

Following a heated discussion in the selection committee (composed by Melissa Blau of iGaming Capital, Chris North of GamCrowd and Ewa Bakun, Clarion Events), five start-ups have again been selected to pitch their companies to a judging panel and the EiG high-level audience.


2016 shortlisted start-ups were:


Black Cow Technology: Flexible and modular 'game server construction kit'.

Presented by Commercial Director, Tony Plaskow

GamingBattleGround: A plug-in service for casinos allowing video gamers to create or play in online eSports tournaments.

Presented by CEO, Luka Ciganek

Glück Games: Developer of games that allow online lotto operators to convert players from pure lotto to casino players.

Presented by Co-founder & CEO, Robert Lenzhofer


PVP.ME: Betting exchange that offers in-play betting on any video games.

Presented by Co-founder & CEO, Yury Kolesnik

1SpinMillionaire: A promotion and customer retention platform that combines the concepts of lottery and jackpots which to give players the chance to win big without any additional stake.

Presented by Co-founder & CEO, Martin Cagalinec


The start-ups were quizzed and judged by:

  • Mark Blandford, Partner, Burlywood Capital
  • Evan Hoff, Partner, Velo Partners
  • Carla Maree Vella, CEO, Optimizer Invest
  • Jon Bradford, ex MD, Techstars
  • Led by: Melissa Blau, Director, iGaming Capital


EiG 2017 Start-Up Village on the Expo floor


Every year, selected LaunchPad start-ups exhibit in the EiG Start-Up Village on the Expo floor.

If you are a start-up with limited marketing budget, EiG is a great promotional platform to build relationships with potential future customers and to find investors, in attendance at the show.

Start-up expo packages are available for next year, so contact Pras Sri at to find out more and secure your space. 



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