Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, with development studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pixowl, Inc. is a mobile game development company that creates and combines player-centric worldbuilding experiences and character-driven narratives.

Pixowl’s experienced international team of dynamic innovators, developers, and artists give mobile and PC gamers the ability to build worlds featuring both original and IP-based content such as The Sandbox, Peanuts: Snoopy’s Town Tale, Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, and Goosebumps HorrorTown among others.

Pixowl was acquired in Q3 2018 and is in the process of launching its hit franchise, The Sandbox, which is one of the most-anticipated blockchain games.

Animoca Brands is a publicly traded company in the Australia Stock Exchange (ASX: AB1) and is based in Hong Kong, Canada, and Finland. It leverages gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of successful games including titles such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield, Thomas & FriendsTM, Ever After High and Doraemon.

Animoca Brands is pursuing a strategy to cement leadership in the blockchain space by building its network of technology and brand partners, driving blockchain adoption and development, enhancing the value and utility of existing digital tokens, and accelerating the progress toward the future of blockchain gaming and take it to mass consumer markets. Among some of the partnerships executed, Animoca Brands is the exclusive distributor of Cryptokitties and has acquired companies such as Pixowl as well as strategically partnered with six blockchain-focused developers and companies including Datum, LikeCoin, Musicoin, OST, Harmony, and I-House.

Facts & Figures about Animoca Brands Corporation Limited

Issuer code AB1
Official listing date 30/04/2007
Fiscal year 31/12
GICS industry group Media & Entertainment
Internet address https://www.animocabrands.com/
Registered office address Level 7, 333 Collins Street, MELBOURNE, VIC, AUSTRALIA, 3000
Executive Chairman Mr Yat Siu
CEO Mr Robert Yung
Non Executive Directors Mr David Brickler
Ms Holly Liu
Mr Chris Whiteman








Arthur Madrid

CEO of Pixowl

Sebastien Borget

COO of Pixowl

Pablo Iglesias

Inventor of the Sandbox Game

Lucas Shrewsbury

CTO of Pixowl, ex-CTO of Gameloft

Marcelo Santurio

CFO of Pixowl

Ronan Sandford

Lead Blockchain Developer

Thibault Simar

Art Director

Martin Martelletti

Senior Game Designer

Leon Isla

Blockchain Developer

Damián Volantino

Head of Design

Damián Linossi

Concept Artist


Ed Fries

Co-Founder of Xbox

Mick Nayeem

Partner at CryptoKitties & Axiom Zen

Mathieu Nouzareth

CEO of FreshPlanet

Yat Siu

Co-Founder and CEO at Animoca Brands

Allen Ng

CEO, Everest Ventures

Robby Yung

CEO, Animoca Brands

Wilhelm Taht

EVP / GM Games

Holly Liu

Founder @Kabam