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Are You Venture Investible: Non-Obvious Roadblocks and Red Flags When Pitching Game VCs

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Despite the influx of capital and new game-focused venture funds, scoring a juicy VC deal remains elusive for most developers. This session will uncover the underlying truths of how venture capital works, and how it differs from other sources of funding. Concepts such as business model and ambition alignment, the effect of traction and proof points, the timing of funding rounds relative to risk, and the impact of the co-founding team will all be explored. VCs play by VERY different rules than publishers, and you need to understand what they invest in, how their economics work, and what kind of red flags and roadblocks will turn them off. Finally, a VC-oriented pitch template will be reviewed to reinforce these differences.

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