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Session Name: Exploring Alternative Methods of Web Monetization Microtalks
Speaker(s): Georgiana ., Jessica Antenorcruz, Jasmine Bacchus, Alonso Canales, Douglas Davidson, Melanie Ehrlich, Princess Idongesit Eyo, Rhea Manuel, Nika Nour, Ivonne Prado, Sarah Spiers
Company Name(s): Alabamama A&M University, Fighting Chance Games, Oxford Internet Institute, Smarto Club, Elite Gems, Melodity Productions, Arutu, Independent, IGDA Foundation, Pollito & Xiang Xiang, IGDA Foundation
Track / Format: Business & Marketing

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Overview: Current web monetization methods often rely on ads, paywalls, or at worst abuse of personal data. In order to examine better methods of web monetization, the IGDA Foundation has partnered with Grant for the Web to sponsor diverse game development teams to prototype alternative web monetization models. In this panel, the IGDA Foundation team will be discussing these alternative models with the creators, learning about the design process and implementation. Additionally, this panel will address current challenges with monetization and the future of web monetization as it relates to the games industry.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Georgiana .

Alabamama A&M University

Jessica Antenorcruz

Fighting Chance Games

Jasmine Bacchus

Oxford Internet Institute

Alonso Canales

Smarto Club

Douglas Davidson

Elite Gems

Melanie Ehrlich

Melodity Productions

Princess Idongesit Eyo


Rhea Manuel


Nika Nour

IGDA Foundation

Ivonne Prado

Pollito & Xiang Xiang

Sarah Spiers

IGDA Foundation

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Business & Marketing

Business & Marketing