Forbes 30 under 30
This week we got very exciting news. Our founder and CEO Bernardus Boy Dozan Poerniawan, listed in Forbes 30 under 30 Forbes Indonesia with many great young figures in Indonesia. We are so proud of this recognition and want to say big thanks to Forbes, our players, our communities, our partners, our investor, and to our ohana who make this happens. Hopefully, this recognition will open many other opportunities and make us able to deliver joy even more.
Started with a humble origin in a small room of 4 square meters, Boy Dozan established Joyseed in 2015. He then met his co-founder Joseph in late 2015. They made an ambitious project called Daydream at the time which unfortunately was scrapped in 2016 due to scope constraints. In 2017, they started building a new game called Hollywhoot. During this time, Joyseed was acquired by iCandy Interactive in 2018, In which iCandy takes a 70% stake in Joyseed for US$188,000. Later in the same year, Hollywhoot is published. The following year was a time of growth for Joyseed, they were working on two new projects, Kingdomtopia which already got released in Early Access from 2019, and Rocky Rampage which just got released in April 2020 after getting 500k+ pre-registrant from early 2020. Rocky Rampage gets the Best of 2020 from Google Play in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand region. In 2021, Rocky Rampage will be published by Bytedance (Ohayoo) to grow even more.
This year Joyseed will focus on working together with Ohayoo (Bytedance) to expand Rocky Rampage, to get a million users, even more, also we will be working on a new game and will be released in 2022. We will expand the team double this year. So if you are interested, kindly checked our careers section.