Ep 63: Building a Scientific Gaming Company Out of India

Founders Unfiltered

25-09-2022 • 43 mins

Founders Unfiltered Ep-63:
Brought to you by the Founders Unfiltered podcast by A Junior VC - Unscripted conversations with Indian founders about their story and the process of building a company. Hosted by Aviral and Mazin.

Join us as we talk to Trivikraman Thampy, the Co-Founder & CEO of Games24x7, about their story.

Vikram (Trivikraman) Thampy is an Aerospace Engineer turned economist turned amateur poker player turned gaming entrepreneur. He pursued his B.tech at IIT Bombay and received his PhD in Economics from New York University. Later, he founded Play Games 24x7 in 2008.

Founded by New York University-trained economists Bhavin Pandya and Trivikraman Thampy in 2006, Games24x7 is an India-headquartered online gaming company with a portfolio that spans skill games (RummyCircle and My11Circle) and casual games (Ultimate Games). Backed by marquee investors like Tiger Global and The Raine Group, the company specialises in using behavioural science, technology, and artificial intelligence to provide awesome gaming experiences across all its platforms. The diverse, talented, and passionate Games24x7 team is spread across three continents with offices in Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Kiev, Philadelphia, and Miami.

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