Games Invest 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
Thursday 22nd September 2011, 10am-6pm
Eurogamer Expo, Earls Court Brompton Hall entrance,
Meeting Room 3, London SW5 9TA
Eurogamer and GamesIndustry.biz are again hosting Games Invest as part of the Eurogamer Expo on Thursday 22nd September. Games Invest 2011 is an opportunity for small-to-medium-sized games and tech companies to find out more about public and private games investment, and also have an opportunity to network and pitch informally and formally to investors including SCEE XDev, London Venture Partners, We R Interactive and SEGA.
“Games Invest is a great opportunity for London Venture Partners to meet with games and technology companies seeking investment. Both investors and games companies benefit from the informal networking and structured meeting schedule.”
Phil Harrison, General Partner of London Venture Partners
Every ticket purchase for Games Invest 2011 includes:
- a morning of sessions presented by key investors/sponsors
- a networking lunch
- full access to the Eurogamer Expo and GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair
- an application form for games companies to apply for formal pitch meetings with games investors
The formal meetings application form process has now CLOSED.
Games Invest 2011 will inform all the games companies who sent in application forms if they have investor meetings on the day by Monday 19th September. All attendees will still have an opportunity to set up informal and formal meetings with investors during the networking lunch and on the day itself.
Investors, sponsors and speakers confirmed for 2011:
London Venture Partners
We R Interactive
10.30-10.35: Introduction by Jamie Sefton, Games Invest
10.35-11.10: Phil Harrison, London Venture Partners
11.10-11.30: Nicholas Lovell, GAMESbrief: “Raising money for games: pitching
your company, not your product”
11.30-12.00: Tim Merel, Digi-Capital: "Global Games Investment
(Mergers & Acquisitions) - what investors/acquirers are looking for
and how to sell it to them"
12.00-12.25: Alex Chapman, Sheridans: “New business models and the
importance of IP”
12.25-12.30: Closing comments
1.30-6.00: Half-hour meetings between games companies and investors in investor-branded rooms on the Expo show floor
At any time during/after lunch, attendees can get onto the Eurogamer Expo show floor to check out the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair and also play the latest games from Sony, SEGA, Microsoft and more.
Follow @gibiz on Twitter for updates and information on Games Invest 2011.
Please note: while any ticket-purchaser can pitch to
investors via the Games Invest 2011 application form, this does not guarantee a
private meeting on the day. Any formal meetings will be at the discretion of
the investors. Also, Eurogamer and GamesIndustry.biz cannot guarantee that any
meetings with investors will result in investment for your company. Tickets are non-refundable.