Investing in video games

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Investing in video games - 20 May 2011

How do you raise money for video games? What are the key factors that an investor looks for? How does the developer fare at each stage? This event provided a perspective from an angel, a venture capitalist and a developer about creating win-win relationships.

Speakers included Ed Vaizey, Minister for Communications, Culture and Creative Industries, Ian Livingstone, Eidos, Ben Holmes, Index Ventures and Tony Pearce, TeePee Games. The event was chaired by Matt Mead, Managing Director of NESTA Investments.

This event was prioritised for UK video games developers. Following the presentations our investor partners provided 1-2-1 speed meeting sessions lasting 15 minutes.

Speakers

Ed Vaizey

Minister for Communications, Culture and Creative Industries

Ian Livingstone

Eidos

Ben Holmes

Index Ventures

Tony Pearce

TeePee Games