RoyalCactus is the brainchild of François Pacot, a French engineer and entrepreneur. Pacot founded the company in 2008 while studying Web marketing at UCLA. Since inception, RoyalCactus' mission has been to create innovative games with social features. When making the move to Facebook in March 2012 with Star Pearl, the company reached more than 100,000 players within the first weeks.
RoyalCactus has cumulated more than 20 million registered players over the last 18 months, releasing a new game every three months to strengthen its positioning.
The company is an investee of XAnge Private Equity, a 375M‚ fund focused on France and Germany.