Michael started mobile games publisher Xendex in 2001, built studios in Austria, Poland, India (70 people) after raising EUR 4m VC in 2008. He won clients like Glu, Sony, Red Bull, THQ, Konami, Kiloo, BandaiNamco, Disney, Taito, Digital Chocolate. In recent years Xendex acted as major mobile games provider to EA Mobile for worldwide 3rd party stores (outside Apple/Google). Today he runs Playades who distributes mobile games worldwide in alternative markets.
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… […]