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Breaking Down International Borders: Confidently Managing Global Gaming Payments (Presented by Tipalti)

Chris Smith  (Founder/Director, BIG Esports)

Evan Heby  (Sr. Manager, Partner and Industry Marketing, Tipalti)

Allan Phang  (Regional Head of Marketing & PR, Evos)

Date: Friday, July 23

Time: 9:40am - 10:10am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded


Best-in-class gaming companies set themselves apart by automating the entire process of paying your network of global gamers, developers, partners, and suppliers. Companies that address the full global payables lifecycle, from supplier onboarding, to tax compliance, through global payments, will not only expose themselves to less payables risk due to fraud or inaccurate payments, but also they will benefit from a major reduction in time spent on manual tasks and better supplier relationships. With payables automation, companies have more time to focus on strategic, business-growth objectives, and in-turn spend fewer hours managing manual payment tasks.


Leading gaming businesses are choosing to automate finance more often than ever to ensure they can keep up with rapid scale. Join our session to learn why companies like Twitch, Roblox, and Enthusiast Gaming have chosen to automate 80%+ of their global payables workload by addressing supplier onboarding, tax form validation, cross-border payments, and much more.

Intended Audience

Attendees for this session will hope to learn about optimizing back-end processes for long-term growth. This session is perfect for anyone interested in how improving financial operations can have a positive impact on your gaming business. From managing complex tax compliance issues, to ensuring you limit payment errors, to eliminating up to 80% of your payables workload, True Global AP (accounts payable) automation can have a significant impact on your bottom line. Finance, operations, c-levels and strategic decision makers will get the most out of this session.