Ville Heijari — Opportunities In Mobile Games

Ville Heijari — Opportunities In Mobile Games

In this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking with Ville Heijari, the founder of Original Games, a new mobile games studio with people in St. Petersburg, Helsinki, and San Francisco. Ville has been in mobile games ever since his early days at Rovio when...
Ask Me Anything #6

Ask Me Anything #6

Photo by Tommy Lopez on Pexels.com This is my sixth Ask Me Anything podcast episode, where I answer people’s questions related to game studios, fundraising, and all other entrepreneurship-related stuff. I will be recording another episode quite soon, so...
Henri Lindgren — Building a hyper-casual studio

Henri Lindgren — Building a hyper-casual studio

In this week’s podcast episode, I’m talking with Henri Lindgren, who is the CEO of Lightneer, a Helsinki-based hyper-casual developer. The company Lightneer has gone through lots of changes. The company was founded in 2015 to build and publish educational...
Arnd Benninghoff — Better M&A in gaming

Arnd Benninghoff — Better M&A in gaming

In this week’s podcast, I’m talking with Arnd Benninghoff, who is the Executive Vice President of eSports and Games at MTG. MTG is a Swedish-founded strategic acquirer and operator, who’ve built a portfolio of games businesses that have been acquired...
Guillaume Verlinden — Growing games and teams

Guillaume Verlinden — Growing games and teams

Guillaume Verlinden is the Managing Director of Kolibri Games, a game studio well known for its tycoon games like Idle Miner Tycoon. Guillaume started his career in management consulting and moved to game some eight years ago when he joined Social Point. He quickly...