Women in Games is pleased to welcome Barclays Ventures to its Corporate Ambassador programme joining the likes of Dovetail, Outplay, 2K, Creative Assembly, Rockstar North, Ubisoft and Sumo. Barclays Ventures’ mission is to grow new businesses through next generation propositions and capabilities.
The first partnership between Women in Games and Barclays takes place with an open event at Barclays Head Office in Canary Wharf E14 on Thursday 23 January from 5.30 pm.
The Barclays Game Technology Frenzy is designed to showcase the best of the games industry and a Panel from the Women in Games Executive team is part of an agenda that includes industry speakers, an interactive exhibition, esports tournament and networking drinks. This event is an informal and interactive event with plenty of opportunities to network, learn and grow. It is open to all and over 200 are expected.
This is free event but you must register online with Barclays at
On registration, when asked for your Barclays Contact enter "Jonathan Paterson". You will be required to provide a form a government issued ID at reception in order to access the event.
David Gowans, Head of Creative Technologies of Barclays Ventures said, "As we support UK Industry in Barclays it’s important we support everyone and help provide opportunities to women and girls in games, I look forward to supporting a programme of activity with WIGJ to do just that."
Please join us as we start this long term collaboration with Barclays!
We look forward to seeing you at the start of this #DiversityDecade !