The attendants of Nonick International Conference on Digital Business Trends elected last weekend in Bilbao this UK game, after a hard process with 100 candidates.
The UK based game Wallabee, presented and defended by Ben Dodson, gave it his best shot and convinced the audience of Nonick last weekend in Bilbao, to choose it as The best European Gaming Startup of 2012 at Start Up 2.0 competititon, the European Start Up contest since 2007.
Nonick, the International Digital Business Trends Conference, have been organized by the Basque Government through SPRI and Basque Public Radio and TV Group’s website, eitb.com, with the collaboration of CBT, Comunicación y Multimedia, and the special participation of Bilbao Town Hall (With Bilbao Ekintza) and Biscay province government (Throught BEAZ). Start Up 2.0 competiton had been powered bay Alianzo.
As the basque tradition has it, Ben Dodson was proudly awarded his “txapela” of the “txapeldun” (champion). Wallabee – the ultimate collectibles game for your iPhone- was claimed the best starting up game in Europe, Hazel Dazzle won the second position and Sheep Up! classified third. Nakrum and Mangatar also made it tougher to win this exciting competition.
Almost 100 gaming projects have taken part in this 2012 edition of Start Up 2.0 competition for their time and commitment, it is you who make it high-quality. Facebook users were also important to choose the 20 finalists and an special mention to the International Jury for selecting the 5 winners that came to Bilbao on Friday, June 15th to present their projects in Nonick.
Ben Dodson received 2 free tickets for Arctic15, the annual conference for Nordic and Baltic growth entrepreneurs. The 5 winners have can take advantage of a special 60% discount for The Next Conference 2013. in Amsterdam,