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Dark Star 3.0 - Summer @ Slush

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Hiro is pleased to announce our third event ‘The Dark Star: Episode III Summer @ Slush’, which will take place on September 23rd at 2pm BST/3pm CEST/9am EDT.

The Dark Star: Episode III

Join Games investors Hiro Capital, independent Games experts and some of Hiro’s portfolio studios to explore the industry’s transition to live service games:

  1. Hear from industry leaders on how to position your live service game for funding and what investors are looking for from your games
  2. Hear from 3 successful founders, who have all built live service game studios from the ground up on their journey raising money
  3. Hear from FRVR founder Chris Benjaminsen on his journey raising money to build Worlds FRVR: an instant web based open world sandbox game

Speakers will include:

Hiro Capital 

  • Ian Livingstone CBE - Founder of Games Workshop, Eidos Studios and prolific Games angel investor in Tonic Games (Fall Guys), Playdemic (Golfclash)
  • Luke Alvarez - Founder of Inspired Games and The Cloud
  • Cherry Freeman - Founder of Lovecrafts

Invited Guests

  • Pete Walentin - Founder of Keen Games
  • Alexander Ekvall - Founder of Snowprint Studios
  • Forest Swartout Large - Founder of Twin Suns
  • Chris Benjaminsen - Founder of FRVR

The Dark Star - Inspired by The Black Sun in Neal Stephenson’s Snowcrash, by Ian Livingstone & Steve Jackson’s legendary White Dwarf magazine and by John Carpenter’s eponymous 1974 cult sci fi movie Dark Star.

Sign up at hiro.capital/darkstar to attend our digital event on September 23rd which will include panel discussions and a Q&A with industry leaders

Hiro Capital’s game studio focused Dark Star events have been attended by over 300 UK, European and US Game studios and resulted in $2m of funding for award-winning Belgian game studio Happy Volcano.

The Dark Star: a galactic force for great games

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