eSports blockchain platform

a decentralised eSports and virtual in-game item exchange for non-app-store games

Pocket Arena will be officially launched in May 2018 with high quality eSports games in HTML5.


Pocket Arena’s Vision

is to create a thriving decentralised ecosystem for non-app-store games that live on the blockchain, declaring freedom from the duopoly Google Play and Apple app stores.

eSports for everyone
PA eSports Engine enables casual leagues and micro one-on-one challenges for every end-user to have fun anywhere on both PC and mobile. To make it more entertaining, players shall be rewarded for playing games!

Decentralised Community Booster
PA helps to boost your game community. The more traffic triggered by PA features, the more popular your game community shall be. Your game shall thrive in this ecosystem!

Safe and Reliable In-Game Item Trading
PA Wallet and POC’s strong non-fungible token features allow you to own your virtual assets and trade safely with small fee (much smaller than ERC20!)

What is POC?

POC is an acronym of crypto Pocket Arena token made and circulated for the use of Pocket Arena platform and Pocket Arena dApps, an utility token running on Stellar Network. Only 1 Billion POC will be ever created. The 20% of total will be offered for general sales and the 10% of total will be offered for exclusive sales to Crypto Playable advertisers.

Core Team

The Pocket Arena project was initiated in 2012 and have been developed by all(most) the employees of Emoji Games GmbH and the employees of its affiliates and its contractors for last 5 years since 2012 who are over 50 people in different locations worldwide.



Founder and CEO of Emoji Games GmbH

Crypto enthusiast and visionary with deep understanding of blockchain technology. He was gaming solution architect for 15 years on mobile gaming engineering and business development with Samsung Mobile before founding the Company. He also has experience in the mobile VAS service engineering while attached to SK Telecom. Hyong was involved in various eSports events including the WCG in Germany as a technical architect.



Co-founder and VP Business Operation of Emoji Games GmbH

With over fifteen years of game industry experience in game design, publishing partnership with major game developers such as EA, Namco, Sega etc. for various Samsung projects, Juhee’s skill set spans across game review, publishing, legal compliance and operations in terms of projects with gaming partners.



Head of Software Development of Emoji Games

Steven possesses in-depth blockchain engineering knowledge with various mobile gaming and platform development. He has worked in the area of software engineering since 2002, bringing along a rich and deep experience. Steven also worked as principal engineer for Samsung Electronics.



Head of Business Development of Emoji Games

Kajin is a technology enthusiast. His strength lies in bridging gaps between business and engineering. Apart from being an engineer, he has more than five years of international business development experience in the continent of Asia, America and Europe. Being a PA evangelist, he connects the dots for many between blockchain, gaming and advertising.

Our Advisors


Ronnie is a co-founder of the law firm Preiskel & Co and has over 20 years’ experience working in the telecoms, internet and technology sectors in a wide variety of roles. He has extensive experience of advising clients on corporate, commercial and regulatory matters. Recent experience includes advising a number of clients in relation to ICOs and other fundraising strategies.

Paul is currently a CEO of Digital Melon Korea and served as a CEO and co-founder of Omnitel Inc. which is a major shareholder of Bitthumb.com: the 5th largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in the world.. Prior to the Omnitel CEO, he was working for LG U+ as a chief content planner and has vast experience in mobile gaming & content industry over 20 years. Holds B.A. from Seoul National University

WonTae is the CEO of B-SEED Partners and serves as a director of DAYLI Financial Group Inc. In the past, he led Coupang’s Forward Ventures which is the biggest internet service company in Korea and worked as a consultant at A.T. Kearney. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech. University.

SangYoung is the founder of DAYLI Financial Group, Korea’s largest fintech specialising in blockchain, AI and Quarterback. The DAYLI Financial Group owns “theloop”, a subsidiary that created ICON coin (ICX) with ICON foundation in Switzerland. This group also owns the CoinOne, one of the major cryptocurrency exchange in Korea.

Serving as a director of Nexon China for over nine years since the year 2008, Jack Ha has been involved in various online gaming development and publishing projects such as Mayple Story for Nexon online games. Now he is the CRO of Crypto Company LTD that launched “Coin Marble”, a new cryptocurrency exchange platform in Korea.

Mr. Ha has extensive expertises in virtual game item trading for online games by serving for itemmania.com (no. 1 online game item trading company in Korea) over 15 years as a director level. Currently he is the CEO and co-founder of Banco, one of the market leaders in blockchain and fintech industry in Korea.

We are in the process of selecting more of our Pocket Arena advisors who are the strong market influencers in blockchain, gaming and digital advertising industries.

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