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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Investing in New Game Companies: How to Get Funded Now and Bought Tomorrow
Speaker(s): Tim Chang, Mark Jung, Gus Tai, John Welch, Evan Wilson
Company Name(s): Norwest Venture Partners, Epic Advertising & Songbird, Trinity Ventures, Making Fun, Pacific Crest Securities
Track / Format: Social & Online Games Summit

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Overview: There are massive changes occurring in the video game space. If you are thinking to start a company, what ares are interesting and definitely NOT interesting to the angel and venture communities? What are the challenges facing traditional video game giants like EA and Sony that create opportunities for entrepreneurs? What will the big companies be looking to buy 2-3 years from now? What elements should your pitch contain to excite venture capitalists?

GDC 2010

Tim Chang

Norwest Venture Partners

Mark Jung

Epic Advertising & Songbird

Gus Tai

Trinity Ventures

John Welch

Making Fun

Evan Wilson

Pacific Crest Securities

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Social & Online Games Summit