Wow Talks with Korean Game Entrepreneurs
- Com2us, Playnery, KiyatGame, Kabam, Kong Studio, nWay , Aeria Games, Bigbasin Capital
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM This is Free event
Venue: Plug & Play Tech Center 440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA (map) 3Floor Auditorium
Are you a game developer, designer, entrepreneurs, investor, or corporation aspiring to have the next mobile game phenomenon? If so, then come to our meetup! Meeting with Korean game entrepreneurs, VC and fire starters in Silicon Valley
Korean Game Entrepreneurs
1. Com2us http://www.com2us.com
Com2uS is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, spearheading the mobile game industry since its inception in 1998. Com2uS has retained its reputation as the #1 mobile game provider in Korea, one of the most advanced mobile game markets in the world. From casual, cute games to hardcore sports titles, Com2uS’ consistently releases superior content from their in-house game development teams.
Speaker: Don Lim ,CEO at Com2us USA: http://www.linkedin.com/in/limdongwook
2. Playnery http://www.playnery.com/
Playnery is a developer of cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. Our mission is to provide a high-quality social game experience that people can easily access regardless of platform. Playnery is currently focused on developing high-end 3D social online games that people can enjoy anywhere with any chosen device with their friends.
Speaker : Jay Heo, C0O at Playnery: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jayheo
3. KiyatGames : "Bringing Asian games to the Western market" http://www.kiyatgames.com/
KiyatGame is an outfit of core gamers and true professionals focused on bringing the best games from the East to the West. We're innovative, we're disruptive… and we love what we do. We believe there's still substantial potential for East Asian games to explode into the Western market, and helping make those transitions big is our sole objective.
Speaker : Sun Cho, CEO & Founder at Kiyat Games : http://www.linkedin.com/in/suncho
4. Kabam "Why publish mobile game through publisher?" https://www.kabam.com/
Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games with 1st and 3rd party published titles available on mobile devices and the Web. The company is revolutionizing the video games industry by innovating in the business of gaming, game discovery, and great games.
Speaker : Brian Kang,Developer Relation Manager at Kabam : http://www.linkedin.com/pub/brian-kang/4b/5b9/342
5. nWay http://www.nway.com/
nWay is a developer and publisher of free-to-play online multiplayer games based in San Francisco, California. We were founded in 2011 by gaming and startup veterans, who want to bring fun console-quality multiplayer games to the web and mobile platforms.
Speaker : Jeonghee Jin VP of Biz Dev at nWay : http://www.linkedin.com/in/realjoy
6. Aeria Games
Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages
Speaker : JH Kim Director of Business Development at Aeria Games & Entertainment : http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jh-kim/65/176/892
7. Kong Studio "Developing mobile RPG"
Speaker: Kwang Won Sok Founder at Kong Studio http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kwang-won-sok/16/966/7ab
8. Big Basin Capital "“Big Basin Capital Introduction” http://www.bigbasincapital.com/ Big Basin Capital invests in early-stage startups in Korea and the US
Speaker: Phil Yoon, General Partner at Big Basin Capital : http://www.linkedin.com/in/philyoon
Special Guest : EveryStep http://www.evrystep.com/ Evrystep is a global platform that brings people together through shared interests. Members follow niche interests and each other to create an online community that provides a live activity feed for their offline passions.
Speaker: Priya Jhingan Founder & CEO at Evrystep:
2. Flow State
Flow State Media is a team of highly experienced gaming vets focused on creating highly polished mass-market games. Collectively, we've launched more than 20 games as developers and marketers with more than 25 years of experience in gaming.
Speaker: Kahn Jekarl Founder/CEO Flow State Media
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6:00 ~ 6:20 pm : Registration & Networking
6:20 ~ 6:30 pm : K-pop Hip Pop Dance Performance
6:30 ~ 8:00 pm : Wow Talks with Korean Game Entrepreneurs
8:00 ~ 9:00 pm : Networking