Venture Finance SIG: Revenue Generation for Gaming Startup Companies




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    Topic: State of fundraising environment and revenue generation for gaming startup companies


    This event will focus on the broader gaming sector: MMOG, casual gaming, virtual goods, virtual currency, mobile games, etc.  The three primary topics are: 1) how to raise VC funding in a very challenging environment and 2) how do you generate and accelerate revenue in a down economy 3) what does the future hold for gaming companies.  This event will largely driven by questions prepared by the moderator and questions from the audience, so active participation is preferred.



    Guy Ben-Artzi, Founder and CEO of Mytopia

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    Shanna Tellerman, Founder and CEO of Wildpockets

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    Mark Menell – Partner of Rustic Canyon Partners

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    Shai Goldman, SVB Capital

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    NEW Opportunity! Sign-up now to meet with an Early-Stage Venture Lawyer - Prior to the event from 4:30 till 6:00PM, our host sponsor DLA Piper have offered to have an early-stage venture lawyer available to answer any general legal questions you may have regarding your proposed business.  To sign up to speak with a DLA partner, please email with your contact details and your preferred time between between 4:30 and 6PM.


    DLA Piper LLP
    2000 University Ave.(University Circle)
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Tel: 650.833.2000
    Note: These are the tall buildings on the corner of University Avenue and Woodland Avenue on the west side of Hwy. 101. They are in the University Circle complex.



    6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments

    7:00p.m.-8:30 p.m. Panel discussion and Pitch Session (starts promptly at 7:00pm)


    $20 SDForum members

    $30 Non-SDForum members

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