Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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How Blockchain Gaming is Going to Change Everything
Josh Williams
Josh Williams
Forte, CEO
Nick Tuosto
Nick Tuosto
LionTree, Managing Director

For the past 40 years, there has been a seismic shift in the gaming industry roughly every decade. We saw how console games moved the PC, and then to the web. Then we saw how mobile took over and upended the entire gaming industry with the F2P model and microtransactions. Today, gaming revenue is tracking at nearly $180 billion for 2021, the lion’s share of it from mobile.
If we thought these technological breakthroughs were big, they are going to be nothing compared to how blockchain will change gaming. But, just like every change before, there will be winners and there will be losers. What can you do to make sure your studio is on the winning side?

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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Adapting to the Boom in Gaming
Sarah Bond
Sarah Bond
Microsoft, Corporate Vice President / Xbox
Nick Tuosto
Nick Tuosto
LionTree, Managing Director

We've seen a boom in-game investments, acquisitions, and other deals. The biggest companies are constantly evaluating the landscape and adapting their strategies to best take advantage of new opportunities.  Microsoft's Xbox group has made big bets on technologies like cloud gaming and business models such as subscriptions, but there are places it hasn't gone yet. We'll listen to Sarah Bond of Microsoft Xbox and Nick Tuosto of Liontree and Griffin Gaming Partners talk about navigating the new world of gaming.

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The Game Investment Boom
Jay Chi
Jay Chi
Makers Fund, Founding Partner
Nick Tuosto
Nick Tuosto
LionTree, Managing Director
Amy Wu
Amy Wu
Lightspeed Venture Partners, Parnter
Kevin Chou
Kevin Chou
SuperLayer, Founder

Gaming venture capital is hitting its stride with big funds and big investments. What better way to talk about what’s coming next for gaming than bringing together the experts who are making some of the biggest investments in the sector?