Future Prediction of Gaming Industry!

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Japanese leading incubator, Samurai Incubate is glad to invite you to attend this special event held at the Samurai House in Israel (SHI) on 10th Feb.

According to the latest snapshot report, the global games market is going to reach $102.9Bn by 2017 from $75.5Bn in 2013. It’s mobile and online gaming which has shown the most rapid growth; from greater online access in emerging markets, to cheaper smart devices, the world is embracing gaming. The Asia-Pacific region delivered 82% of the global growth in the gaming market so far this year and by 2016, not only will China be the world’s biggest mobile gaming market, but the biggest gaming market overall.

In Samurai Night, we will invite special guest, Guy Bendov and Nir Miretzky as great leader in this field. We would like to discuss the future prediction of gaming industry with Israeli startups, gamers, investors, medias and Japan lovers!!!

Guy Bendov

Guy Bendov is a co-founder and the CEO of Side-kick Games, a developer and publisher of cutting edge games. Since 2010 Side-kick worked with Square ENIX, DeNA, Intel, Disney, Oculus, Samsung and other leading entertainment companies and provided cutting edge games for Mobile, VR and motion platforms. Guy is an interactive entertainment serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience. Prior to Side-kick, Guy founded Double Fusion, a leader in the in-game advertising space, Cellular Magic and Click! Online, a casual games studio. In 2007, Guy founded GameIS, the Israeli games association.

Nir Miretzky

Nir Miretzky is the Chairman of GameIS, The Digital Games Industry Association in Israel (RA), The association's main goal is to promote the digital games industry in various layers:nurture the local community (over 3000 members), Serve as an official local representative and represent the local industry to the international Industry. Furthermore, Miretzky is a video producer & engagement designer. He is the Co-founder of TheGamers.TV, a production studio, specializing in game and technology videos.

【Time schedule】

19:00-19:30 Reception

19:30-19:45 Opening talk
- Samurai Incubate CEO, Ken Sakakibara
- zerobillbank CEO, Junichi Horiguchi

19:45-20:15 Gaming Industry trend and future prediction
- Guy Bendov, Side-kick Games a co-founder and the CEO

20:15-20:30 Israeli gaming industry & suggestions
- Nir Miretzky, Chairman of GameIS, The Digital Games Industry Association in Israel (RA)

20:30-20:45 Q&A session

20:45- Networking time

・Game Industry related person
・Social Entrepreneur
・Non-profits related person
・Startups and Entrepreneurs
・Japan lovers

【Capacity】 90 people

【Fee】 Entrance Free!!