EGD 070: Jörgen Larsson, Stillfront Group

Today I’m talking with Jörgen Larsson, the Founder and CEO of Stillfront Group. Jörgen has been an entrepreneur in gaming for a few decades. He has seen all the angles and aspects to creating value in gaming, and how to build long lasting value in the...

EGD 069: Thor Gunnarsson, Mainframe Industries

Today I’m talking with Thor Gunnarsson, the Co-Founder and CEO of Mainframe Industries. Thor and his team started Mainframe in 2019, to build a cloud-based MMO game that you could play on any device. They’ve attracted lots of interest from investors and...

EGD Special: Audience-first game development

I did a webinar in August of 2020 titled “Audience-first game development”, where my guest was Mitchell Smallman, Co-founder and Chief Product from Netspeak Games, based out of London UK. We talked about game development where you’ve first made a decision on an...

EGD 068: Jens Hilgers, BITKRAFT Ventures

Today I’m talking with Jens Hilgers, who is an investor and serial entrepreneur, and well known for his work in the esports industry. As a day job, Jens is the Founder Partner at BITKRAFT Ventures, a VC firm focusing on early-stage investments for gaming,...

EGD Special: Teams and Team Building In Gaming

Photo by Helena Lopes on Pexels.com Episode takeaways Joakim’s experience in team buildingFounding teamWhy do I need a team? Why not start alone?Ironstar exampleWhat the process looked like for me in 2012?Me as the product personMy brother as the ADJaakko as...

EGD 067: Gigi Levy-Weiss, NFX

Today I’m talking with Gigi Levy-Weiss, the managing partner of NFX, a seed-stage and Series A venture firm. Before starting NFX, Gigi was a founder and one of the companies he founded was Playtika. Since early in his career, Gigi has worked in gaming and with...