Kolibri Games Awarded as Fastest-Growing German Company by FOCUS and Statista

Kolibri Games Awarded as Fastest-Growing German Company by FOCUS and Statista

With an Average Annual Growth Rate of Nearly 400% the Berlin-based Mobile Games Company Takes First Place in the 2021 Growth Champions Rating

October 2020 | For the sixth time, FOCUS and Statista have chosen Germany's fastest-growing companies - the Wachstumschampions (Growth Champions) 2021. Kolibri Games took first place with an average annual growth rate of 398.8%. 

Of the approximately two million companies entered in the national commercial register, Statista invited about 15,000 companies to participate in the competition. A public call for entries was published to invite additional companies that presented strong financial growth. 

All data reported by competitors, as well as the self-researched data, was checked and processed by Statista. Additionally, all information submitted by contenders as part of the ranking process had to be confirmed in writing by an authorized person of the respective company.

Source: https://de.statista.com/presse/p/wachstumschampions_2021/
Source: https://de.statista.com/presse/p/wachstumschampions_2021/

In the end, the 500 companies with the highest financial growth between the years 2016 and 2019 made it into the ranking, which was featured in the new issue of FOCUS BUSINESS. 

Daniel Stammler, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Kolibri Games, said:

We’re extremely happy to have been recognized as the fastest-growing German company this year. But we’re especially pleased with how we have achieved our growth over these past years: with a focus on sustainability, healthy work-life balance, deep work and quality work, not just quick profit. With a satisfied workforce, no overtime, no coercion or pressure, we have made it to the top.

The Kolibri Games CEOs Stammler and Sadowski were recently awarded as Young Entrepreneurs of the Year at the GP Bullhound Investor Allstars 2020

About Statista

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About Kolibri Games

Founded in a student flat in 2016 as Fluffy Fairy Games by a group of IT and Business students, Kolibri Games is a young games company based in Berlin, Germany. The team developed their first title Idle Miner Tycoon in just eight weeks, following their signature lean approach. Continuously refining their games based on player feedback, they are steadily pursuing their goal to become the most player-centric games company in the world. In February 2020, Kolibri Games was acquired by French gaming giant Ubisoft at a valuation of 160 million Euros. 

Idle Miner Tycoon and Idle Factory Tycoon have cumulatively reached over 160 Million downloads, enabling the company to grow to more than 100 dedicated engineers, artists and game designers.

Kolibri Games’ exceptional growth story has been recognized several times: LinkedIn added the company to the 2018 and 2019 list of Top 25 startups in Germany; Red Herring placed Kolibri Games among the 2018 Top 100 Global and Deloitte awarded the company with a first place in the "Rising Stars" category of 2018’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50

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