Finland has more to contribute to the world of mobile gaming than Clash Royale and Angry Birds. We saw that last year when Small Giant Games for at least $560 million (price tag for 80%).
I met Timo Soininen, CEO of Helsinki-based Small Giant Games, last week at the Slush tech event, which drew at least 25,000 people to Helsinki. He started the company in 2013 and had barely a dozen people to work on the first version of Empires & Puzzles, which debuted in the spring of 2017. The game grew so quickly that Zynga was lucky to snag Small Giant Games on its way up.
In our interview, Soininen said the company has grown to 60 people and is working on new games