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Dirk Weyel

Dirk Weyel

Founder Stryking Entertainment GmbH

About

Dirk Weyel is a serial entrepreneur and started his career in the music industry before switching to the gaming and digital entertainment sector. He started his entrepreneurial career in 1999 with a games industry specialized marketing and localization agency which established itself as one of the leading independent ventures in this business.

In early 2005, he decided to move back on the industry side of the business and co-founded Frogster Interactive, a Berlin-based games company that has been growing into a leading publisher of Massively Multiplayer Online Games in Europe, being publicly listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

As COO of Frogster, Dirk was responsible for strategic marketing, business development, and corporate communications as well as managing the subsidiaries of the group. After a successful exit to a competitor in 2011, Dirk left Frogster and after a break founded his new venture, Striking Entertainment GmbH.

With the vision to create digital entertainment channels for sports fans based on free-to-play online and mobile games, Stryking combines the real and the virtual world to create genuine interaction opportunities for fans, stars, and brands. Stryking focusses on developing and operating a brand new Fantasy Football Platform called "Football-Stars" including an official license of the German Bundesliga and data from all other relevant European top leagues.

Stryking will continuously expand the platform with new features and functionalities including innovative blockchain-based game modes as well as its own token called STRYKZ - the token for all football fans.

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