Miniclip was founded & funded in 2001 by Rob Small, a young games enthusiast fresh from university with a dream to build the next generation game entertainment company, and Tihan Presbie, an experienced entrepreneur in computerized financial futures trading who had a passion for innovation and creativity online.
Miniclip has seen dramatic growth since its inception in terms of both unique users and revenue, and has been consistently profitable. The website has a truly global audience, with users accessing from over 195 countries & territoies ranging from giants like the USA, India and China to the slightly smaller land masses of Madagascar, Swaziland and Nauru … the world’s smallest republic! Now operating in 17 languages, Miniclip continues to evolve and focus on creating the best possible user experience.
Miniclip has been listed in the Silicon Alley 50 – the World’s most valuable Internet start-ups, the ‘Times Tech Track 100′ and the Deloitte & Touche “Fast 50” in 2008, highlighting it as one of Britain’s fastest growing tech companies. Miniclip became the first and only website to win the prestigious Webby Peoples Voice Award, the “Oscars of the Internet”, for the Internet’s Best Game Site for three consecutive years and in 2008 Robert Small, Miniclip’s CEO, was honoured with the award of “London Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young.