The world’s first crowdsourced mobile game publisher and advertising platform GTOKEN has made it public that the first and only World Champion Boxer in eight different weight division who also is a Senator in the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao has acquired a meaningful stake in the company.
The company which enjoys a large userbase of around a million users throughout the whole of Southeast Asia, Taiwan and China has rapidly grown throughout the entire Asia and is currently valued around an estimated sum of $60Million USD.
“Since our launch in Singapore in December 2014, GTOKEN has garnered strong partnerships and support from the booming mobile gaming community across the region,” Kenneth Mark Yong, CEO of GTOKEN said.
“We are especially honored to have Senator Manny Pacquiao believing and investing in our vision to build the fastest growing crowdsourcing community for gamers, developers and publishers alike.”
“As a world champion in professional sports and a fighter all my life, I know what it takes to succeed on the global scale,” says Senator Manny Pacquiao. “I’m confident that GTOKEN has that special fighting spirit to be one of the strongest global players in the mobile gaming and advertising space and I’m proud to be part of the team.”
Other investors in the company includes Mr Ivan Lee who us a serial entrepreneur whose previous F&B company was acquired for around SGD$100 Million. r Ivan is also the founder of Raging Bull which is a private investment fund that focuses on tech. Other prominent investor is Mr Eldee Tang who is a big name in the success of the company.