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New Prospects for a Classic Ethos: The Rise of Indie Games and Funding (Presented by Xsolla)

Justin Berenbaum  (VP Strategic Planning at Xsolla & GM Xsolla Funding Club, Xsolla)

Date: Tuesday, July 20

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

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


The video game industry was pioneered by independent developers and entrepreneurs, and this same spirit continues to drive innovation and delight players around the world. With the industry’s continued unprecedented growth, however, comes unprecedented competition and shifting perceptions about what “indie” can mean as developers search for the funding to complete, release, and market their games. Xsolla’s Justin Berenbaum talks about how to bridge the gap between indie developers and independent investors, to help more great games than ever find funding.


How to bridge the gap between indie developers and independent investors to help more great games find funding.

Intended Audience

Indie developers, investors, business and marketing professionals