Altered Ventures LLC
With almost 20 years of experience in the video games industry, is considered one of the pioneers in the Latin American gaming ecosystem, and an active global evangelist for entrepreneurship in game development and new technologies within emerging markets.
Prior to co-founding Altered Ventures, a VC for games, AR & VR, Mario worked for more than 10 years in Electronic Arts, first opening and leading the operations and strategy in Latin America and after that, from the HQs in Silicon Valley, as a Director for Business Development for Emerging Markets among other digital roles.
He is also a mentor, angel investor and investment facilitator of regional tech startups, honored with the award “Latino Role Model 2015” by the Mexican Consulate in San José, CA, a seasoned public speaker, and author of the business, entrepreneurship & gaming non-fiction book “”Manage Your Passion: Latin America 2050 One Gamer At The Time” (2013)
Traditional publishers remain the largest source of project financing for game developers… but are other alternatives to be considered? This panel will explore the existing avenues for project funding, how to pitch these players, and how to win their funding and support. Come and meet experts that know a thing or two about videogame pitches… […]