The Finnish mobile game company Fingersoft has appointed Joakim Achrén, a seasoned gaming entrepreneur, as a member of its Board of Directors.
“It’s pretty awesome to have Joakim joining our team. He is a great guy with long experience and extensive knowledge from the gaming industry. Joakim will bring valuable input on how to tune up Fingersoft’s operations even better,” says Toni Fingerroos, founder and Chairman of the Board of Fingersoft.
Joakim Achrén has fifteen years of experience from two venture-backed gaming startups including Next Games. Now he is running Elite Game Developers, a company that helps entrepreneurs start their first games company. He’s also an angel investor in Skunkworks Games, Lightheart Entertainment, Savage Game Studios, and more. Earlier this year Achrén also took on the role of Venture Partner at Play Ventures.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Fingersoft’s board of directors. I’ve been visiting Oulu for close to ten years now, meeting gaming studios and getting more involved with the local game scene, and I’m really happy to get more involved with the leading game studio in the region,” Joakim Achrén says.
Founded in 2012, Fingersoft is best known for its Hill Climb Racing mobile games. The company employs close to 100 people, of which most are based at the company’s headquarters in Oulu, Finland. Last year Fingersoft’s turnover was 22.6 million euros.