About Northworks Software Exit

northwoks develops and publishes top quality browser based sport games using the framework „njin”. This framework was specifically created by northworks in order to economize time, resources and expenses. “njin” offers a competitive edge in technology, which most industry contenders cannot compete with. Already published game titles such as goalunited (football/soccer) and ballersunited (basketball)
were able to win numerous awards (amongst others goalunited: 2nd Place „Best German Sports Game 2007“, German Developers Award, ballersunited: 1st Place „Best Sports Game 2008“, Browser game of
the Year). Both games have convinced more than 1.3 m users already. goalunited has been localized in 15 languages so far.

Exit since Feb. 2010. Purchaser: Travian Games GmbH

Press releases

3. March 2010

Gaming fun with success guaranteed: online games provider Travian Games and northworks join forces

High-Tech Gründerfonds, DuMont Venture and bAV Consult are selling their stakes in northworks Software GmbH, thereby securing significant returns for their investors.  Travian Games GmbH has acquired the equity shares held by investors in northworks Software GmbH. Hamburg-based online games provider northworks, in which High-Tech Gründerfonds acquired a stake in 2007, develops and markets one of the world’s best and most successful football and basketball manager games; its customers n

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Dr. Alex von Frankenberg

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