Game Insight is a global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for mobile and social platforms, including iOS, Android, Facebook, Windows, Vkontakte, and many others.
The team includes 14 different development studios and more than 900 professional game developers, For years, Game Insight’s games have frequently been ranked #1 on major mobile application stores worldwide. The company believes strongly in taking an approach that is both professional and passionate towards creating the best games ever, which has helped Game Insight garner more than 250 million players around the globe.
Game Insight is one of the most successful players in the international mobile gaming industry. The company continues to aspire to become a leading game developer and publisher in the freemium games category worldwide.
Mr. Matsanyuk is a founder of the investment company IMI.VC and Farminers Startup Academy. He is also one of the leading Russian experts in the field of modern technology and investments, and an acknowledged mobile market and game industry specialist.
Mr. Matsanyuk established IT Territory (which later became known as Astrum Online Entertainment), which merged with the Mail. ru Group in 2009. He then became the first VP of the united company. Together with Mail. Ru, Mr. Matsanyuk carried out an IPO in 2010, and in 2011, he created IMI. VC and began working on successful startups, including Game Insight. Russian web portal Rambler named Mr. Matsanyuk the “Man of the Decade” in the “Games” category. He has also founded several leading game industry companies.
Anatoly is the Chief Executive Officer at Game Insight, with 15 years of experience launching, developing and operating products and services within the game industry.
Born in Riga, Latvia, at the beginning of his career in 1999, Anatoly owned and operated his own gaming community site, then went on to develop games and user experience on various platforms. In 2006, upon becoming the Head of Games Division at CTXM, he was responsible for the gaming/gambling departments, and ultimately launched more than 50 products on a multitude of platforms during his tenure.
Anatoly expanded his professional horizons by taking the position of Executive Vice President of Products at Astrum Online Entertainment and establishing his own studio, innoWate, in 2010. Led by Anatoly, innoWate became a leading European mobile, social and desktop game studio, and a market innovator with the very first social city-building game. This early success was followed up with multiple hit cross-platform games such as the My Country series that in partnership with Game Insight has reached over 20 million players worldwide.
While working in the game industry, he launched a number of financially successful products, such Legend: Legacy of the Dragons and Juggernaut, which garnered millions of users. Mr. Vashchenko is a mentor, advisor, and one of the co-founders of Farminers Startup Academy.
Mr. Vashchenko began his career at IT Territory in 2004 as a designer, then in 2007 became Head of Game Design, and later became Chief Producer. After Astrum Online was created, Mr. Vashchenko continued to manage game development, first as Deputy CEO and then as CEO. In 2012, he founded NARR8, a company focusing on web-based and mobile interactive content series.