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Some thoughts about founding a games company

Some thoughts about founding a games company

On the 7th of November Supercell invited members of Women in Games Finland to a morning meet-up at their office. During the morning, CEO of Supercell, lkka Paananen kindly shared his experiences and visions as a entrepreneur with the participants. This article is mainly based on his talk. Women in Games Finland is a non-profit organization devoted in promoting diversity and inclusivity in the

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Elite Game Developers Podcast by Joakim Achren

Elite Game Developers Podcast by Joakim Achren

Want to know more about how game companies have been founded? What kind of story is behind them, how they have grown and what are their future like?  Joakim Achren from Elite Game Developers sits down with different game company founders and investors and discuss with them about how to build your game company and what really goes down behind the curtains. Listen podcast

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GameChangers meet-up with ROVIO

GameChangers meet-up with ROVIO

Special guest speaker in our April meet-up was Sophie Vo from ROVIO. Working with different mobile game companies in Europe has taught Sophie a lot about F2P games and teamwork behind the games. Sophie told about her own experiences and encouraged the participants to tap in to their passion and heart, to ensure good game development and excellent teamwork. Sophie’s amazing talk and Q&A

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GameChangers meet-up with Red Stage Entertainment

GameChangers meet-up with Red Stage Entertainment

GameChangers had invited Marjaana Auranen from Red Stage Entertainment to join our morning meet-up on Friday 23rd of March. Marjaana told the audience of our our sold out event, about founding a game company and her own background, answered all our questions  and showed us a glimpse of the studios upcoming game: Skábma – Polar Night. GameChangers host casual meet-ups monthly in Lahti. Check

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GameChangers morning meet-up 1.12.2017

GameChangers morning meet-up 1.12.2017

Here’s some picks from our Christmas meet-up: we had Pokitto developer Jonne Valola talking about his career and how Pokitto was born. And as usual some networking and playing games over Christmas porridge and gingerbread biscuits. GameChangers host casual meet-ups monthly in Lahti. Check out our next event from Facebook @GCproject.fi