Calling all games entrepreneurs!
This three-part series will assist games entrepreneurs in gaining business insights to take their project or business to the next level. Hosted by Calgary Economic Development and Startup Calgary, education sessions will be led by global industry expert and co-founder of Execution Labs, Jason Della Rocca. Following the series, Calgary studios and indies will be invited to have the opportunity to apply for 1:1 mentorship and coaching opportunities with Jason.
About our speaker:
Jason Della Rocca is a game industry entrepreneur, funding advisor, and cluster expert. He has been a hands-on early stage investor to over 20 independent game studios from North America and Europe and specializes in business/partnership development, pitching/funding, and ecosystem/cluster development. Between 2000-09 he served as the executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), and was honored for his industry building efforts with the inaugural Ambassador Award at the Game Developers Conference. In 2009, Jason was named to Game Developer Magazine’s Power50, a list which profiles 50 of the most important contributors to the state of the game industry. As a sought after expert in the games industry, Jason has lectured at conferences and universities worldwide.
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This session by Calgary Economic development will explore techniques to turn your game into a contagious commercial success by thinking about discoverability at the product design level. Concrete game examples will be provided to showcase different discoverability approaches, and how that interplays with your community development strategy.