Consolidation (M&A) and Investment in the gaming space

Panel , Publishing / Business By: Andrew Ponomar, Enter Capital

Description: WIll treat Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) topic at XDS conference organized by Electronic Arts in Vancouver. Audience:Owners of independent studious, Executives of large publishers Attendee Takeaways: Consolidation and investment trends in the industry, how the market is changing when publishers are scooping independent players, what to expect in the following years. We will also […]

Investing in Gaming: How do we pick

Categories: Panel , Publishing / Business By: Mickael Bougis, Phoenix Games

Description: In this session, the panelists will explain how they pick investment opportunities within the few hundred to few thousands they have in backlog. Panelists will detail what is important for them, what they look for, how they look at the company but also how they look at the game. Audience: Any studio management team […]

Partnership models in the age of consolidation

Categories: Monetization , Panel By: Henry Lowenfels, Scopely

Description: In this talk, a panel of mobile game leaders will speak to the importance of partnership models in the age of consolidation. The rising trend of consolidation across the media industry showcases that we are moving toward a more concentrated competitive landscape. In the gaming market specifically, both publishers and studios are working to […]

Publishers talk creating new IP and working with Vendors

Tuesday, October 29th

Categories: Panel , Publishing / Business , xDev By: Bobby Wertheim, Sega Giovanna Villani, 505 Games Markus Wilding, Private Division

Description: In the session, publishers will openly discuss how they assess studios to select the right partner for the creation of new IP as well as the selection process for studios to collaborate with as outsource partners. They will also identify the key best practices when reaching out to publishers to pitch for a new […]