Playfulbet

Playfulbet is a social game focused on free sports betting: players are not only able to bet and test themselves, but also compete against their friends and win prizes

People

  • Standard_xaviXavier CanalBackend developer
  • Standard_carlosCarlos Hern√°ndezMarketing assistant
  • Standard_jorge_web__2Jorge Badenes

    Content Manager

  • Standard_perejoan_1_Pere Joan MartorellBackend Developer
  • Standard_chico2_1_Gabriel BecerraSystem Administrator
  • Standard_josepJosep MartinsFrontent developer

History

March 2013 - Winning the "First Tuesday" investment forum

Playfulbet won one of the most important contests for start-ups in Spain, the 6th First Tuesday. This highly prestigious investment forum chose us between more than 70 projects and then investors from all Spain selected Playfulbet as the best project presented.

February 2013 - 10.000 users

Playfulbet shows its growth getting to 10.000 registered users. In this stage, the growth is mainly drive by Facebook's Ads and Open Graph tools.

November 2012 - New partner and CTO

Cristian Planas, the project manager of Playfulbet at Itnig, joins Playfulbet exclusively as CTO and partner.

End of September 2012 - First 1000 users and revenue

After launching Playfulbet, the first goal was to get 1000 registers in the first month. We got them in 22 days. At the end of this month, Playfulbet also got the first revenue through affiliation.

Beginning of September 2012 - Release of the first version

After three months of hard work, Playfulbet is launched. The first players were itnig's office workers, but it starts growing viral almost inmediately.

May-June 2012 - Partnership with itnig

The association with itnig starts the development of the project's platform and therefore makes Playfulbet real. Playfulbet is founded with three partners: Pol, the entrepreneur; Ivan, the capitalist partner; and itnig as technological partner.

November 2011 - Winning the first award

A first draft of the project (in that moment, without name) was presented to the Banesto Foundation yearly contest for young entrepreneurs in Barcelona, where it is selected as one of the finalists despite being in a conceptual state, without any prototype or team. This contest was a great support for the project and the business model.