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The Uncomfortable Truth About Mobile Games (Presented by Pollen VC)


In the past year, the iOS App Store and Google Play have become increasingly competitive marketplaces. Over 1600+ new titles are added every day: while the top charts are monopolised by the mainstream games from giants like Supercell, Machine Zone and DeNa - thousands of independent games languish in obscurity. At the same time, games investment has dropped 25% since 2012, leaving many Indie developers with a funding shortfall.

In such a cold climate, how do you fund development and user acquisition for your games? This panel, moderated by Digi-Capital's Tim Merel will be a discussion of sources of investment & funding for mobile games with insights from industry professionals at Scopely, Grow Mobile and The Tap Lab.

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