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Here's everything you need to know for the Pocket Gamer Connects London Show Me The Money Track

Here's everything you need to know for the Pocket Gamer Connects London Show Me The Money Track

You’ve got less than a week to secure your place at Pocket Gamer Connects London on January 21st to 22nd.

Need to fix up your finances? Searching for pennies down the back of the sofa? Then the Show Me The Money Track is the place to be.

This track runs down all the available options out there for financing your next project. Find out which route makes sense for you, gain advice of attracting angels and VCs, and avoid some common pitfalls with industry experts throughout the afternoon.

The Show Me The Money Track takes place on the afternoon of January 21st, with the following schedule subject to last-minute changes.

This track is sponsored by Braavo.

Schedule

14:00: Prepare for the day’s riches with the Show me the money - Track Overview.

14:00: We kick off with our first keynote - New fundraising strategies for developers with Braavo VP of business development & GM West Sebastian Storfner.

14:20: Fundamentally Games’ Ella Romanos follows with a keynote on Sources of finance for indie devs.

14:40: The first speedpanel of the day sees Paul Heydon and David Helgason discuss Super angels in the games sector.

15:00: Learn How to pitch your company to angels or VCs - What we are looking for with eRepublik Co-Founder & CEO Alexis Bonte.

15:20: Find out how investors are Funding the next top grossing games companies with this panel formed of David Gardner, Eric Rapps, Jon Goldman, Michael Metzger and Alvaro Alvarez del Rio.

16:00: The second speedpanel of the afternoon sees Louis-Rene Auclair, John Peterson and Michael Chang ask: What makes an acquisition desirable?

16:20: It’s time for The strategics discussion - a panel featuring Mark Stevens, Jaakko Harlas, Sean Lee, Drew Boortz, Brenda Wei and Shanti Bergel.

17:00: Hear about Film funds going to games in this panel with Ella Romanos, Chris Pettit, Adam Betteridge and Harry Hamer.

17:40: Sit in with Shum Singh and Jorgen Larsson for a Fireside chat: Growing your business through consolidation - The Stillfront story.

18:00: Wrap up your day with a panel on Navigating the funding jungle to finance your studio - Equity and project financing with Henrique Olifiers, Michael Cheung, Alexis Garavaryan, Caroline Marchal and Dino Patti.

Check out the full range of sessions, workshops and panels taking place this month with the full schedule. Make sure to secure yourself a place at PGConnect London over on our registration page here.


Staff Writer

Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and Pocketgamer.biz, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 GamesIndustry.biz 100 Rising Star list.

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