EGD News #163 — More game devs should start games companies

EGD News #163 — More game devs should start games companies

As more and more game developers are choosing to start their own games companies, it’s essential to consider whether this is the right decision for everyone. While entrepreneurship can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience, it shouldn’t be undertaken lightly. At...
EGD News #162 — Scale yourself from founder to leader

EGD News #162 — Scale yourself from founder to leader

Sent on November 25th, 2022. If you aren’t a subscriber to EGD News, you can subscribe here. A startup raises funding to go to the next level. At the same time, the founders must also go to the next level. They need to hire more people, raise financing, and lead...
Kelly Wallick — 1Up Venture’s Community of Founders

Kelly Wallick — 1Up Venture’s Community of Founders

Kelly Wallick has worked in the tech and video game industry for over ten years. She’s the founder of the Indie MEGABOOTH and is now a Partner at 1Up Ventures. She has also been the longest-sitting Chair of the Independent Games Festival and the first woman...
EGD News #161 — On walking

EGD News #161 — On walking

Scenery from my 30-minute walk on the Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail In the middle of the day, I would put on my shoes and go out walking. Usually, I’d already done an hour of writing and felt I needed to get away from my computer. I would pick a route that took...
EGD News #160 — Feedback for gaming entrepreneurs

EGD News #160 — Feedback for gaming entrepreneurs

Sent on November 11th, 2022. You can subscribe here if you aren’t a subscriber to EGD News. I recently read Mindset by Carol Dweck. The book talks about the growth mindset, where individuals thrive on learning. Not only from observations in life, reading...
EGD News #159 — Founder travel policy

EGD News #159 — Founder travel policy

Sent on November 4th, 2022. You can subscribe here if you aren’t a subscriber to EGD News. There are so many events to attend. But you’re supposed to be building the product at the same time. I remember a founder interaction from a few years ago. The company had just...