Investing in the Games Ecosystem: How to Navigate Opportunities in this Booming Sector
Investments, M&A and IPOs in the games industry reached a total value of $33.6 billion in 2020, with venture capital and corporate investments accounting for $5.9 billion across 363 deals (source: InvestGame). This panel of venture capital and corporate investors will discuss the current climate for investing in the games ecosystem. What categories and stages are attracting the most interest? Are valuations too high? How is due diligence being conducted? What criteria are driving investment decisions in today’s hot market?
Luke Alvarez, Managing Partner, Hiro Capital
Moritz Baier-Lentz, Partner, BITKRAFT Ventures
David Gardner, General Partner, London Venture Partners
Delilah Panio, VP, US Capital Formation, Toronto Stock Exchange
Kevin Zhang, Partner, Upfront Ventures
Moderator: Ned Sherman, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips