Elite Game Developers podcast

This is the ultimate game development podcast, where your host Joakim Achrén, the co-founder of Next Games, talks to founders of games companies, and together they explore the aspects of creating successful games companies.

You don’t want to miss out on these, as you’ll uncover the timeless ideas, game development processes, stories, and life lessons that will help you master the best of what other people have already figured out.

Listen on: Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or access the episodes below and listen to them on our site.

Convertible Notes for Gaming Startups

Convertible Notes for Gaming Startups

Photo by Bich Tran on Pexels.com When a startup is raising funding for the first time, the question is, what is the format that the money will come into your company? There are two prevailing instruments. You have a convertible note and an equity-based funding round...

EGD News #52 — Adding more co-founders

EGD News #52 — Adding more co-founders

Photo by Shashank Verma on Pexels.com It's Joakim here. Greetings from Helsinki! This week, I've been continuing my work on the course material work on the Gaming Angel Fellowship's angel investor course. I've scheduled a few angel interviews now, and those interviews...

20 Reasons Why Investors Say NO

Investors get to see hundreds of pitches every month, but only one or two will get an investment.  Make the investor believe in your dream. The attitude you’ll have can’t be that I just want to get the money, and here’s the game we are building. It needs to be...

EGD Special: Deep Dive In Gaming Investments and M&A

Deep Dive In Gaming Investments and M&A

Webinar recording On October 8th, 2020, I hosted a panel on Gaming Investments and M&A. The panel consists of Anton Gorodetsky and Sergei Evdokimov from InvestGame.net, Micha Katz from Aream & Co, and Miska Katkoff from Deconstructor of Fun. Here is the...