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Becoming an Indie: Where to Start and Where to End, Hopefully

  • Mister Tramps 8565 Research Boulevard Austin, TX, 78758 United States (map)

Description: MediaTech Ventures and Austin Game Developers are joining together to discuss the path of the indie game developer. We will be having a panel discuss and take questions on where to start with building a business, building a team, finding funding, and how to make it to the "big leagues".

Moderator: Frank Coppersmith
CEO of Smarter Reality, a digital discovery and development company in Austin, Texas. Frank was named Austin’s “CFO of the Year” (small company category) by the Austin Business Journal in 2010. Previously President of Capson Technology, as well as COO and studio general manager for GameSalad. He has also served as Vice President, Finance and Administration, for Challenge Online Games; a venture-backed (Sequoia Capital, Globespan Capital) startup in the web and social (Facebook) gaming space which was sold to Zynga.

MediaTech Ventures:
Venture development group, employing a proprietary framework connecting capital and advancing opportunities in modern media. Modern Media verticals include, but not limited to: Music/Sound, Film/VR/AR, News/PR, Publishing, Radio/Podcast, Video Games, Marketing/Advertising

Collective Incubator:
Collective is a 12 week Media Technology focused incubator program by MediaTech Ventures dedicated to developing and launching idea stage and pre-seed stage media focused startups. Currently the ONLY media focused incubator in Austin, TX.

Schedule:
6:30 PM - Doors Open
7:00 PM - Panel Starts
8:00 PM - Panel Ends
8:30 PM - Networking
9:00 PM - Event Ends, but people may stay and network

Beer to be provided while supplies lasts

Earlier Event: July 27
Classic Game Fest 2019
Later Event: July 30
AAUGA July 2019 Meeting