Joakim Achren

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Joakim Achren from Elite Game Developers talks to founders and investors on how to start, run and grow a games company. In a nutshell, this is a podcast about the founders and investors who are building the games companies of the future. What are their success stories, failures, what they’veRead more

Popular episodes

EGD 095: Cordel Robbin-Coker, Carry1st

Jul 19 • 51:57

Cordel Robbin-Coker is the co-founder and CEO of Carry1st, a mobile games publisher that is focusing on the content of Africa. Africa is the last frontier for basically anything. Mobile gaming is no exception. For a continent that is home to more than 1 billion millennials and Gen Zers, mobile gaming has never really picked up, despite the continent witnessing rapid econom...

EGD 094: Jon Hook, Boombit

Jul 12 • 56:18

EGD 093: Tomi Kaukinen, License to Fail

Jul 5 • 01:12:59

Tomi Kaukinen is a fellow Finnish entrepreneur, public speaker, and founder of Licence to Fail. After countless years of start-up life, founding several companies, Tomi hit the wall hard and burnt out. Now, through Licence to Fail, he speaks and writes publicly about entrepreneur life, motivation, and coping with the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur. In this podcast ...

EGD 092: Ben Cousens, Lakestar

Jun 28 • 58:01

In this episode, I'm talking with Ben Cousens who is an investor at Lakestar Ventures. He follows the worlds of gaming and crypto very closely and has backed a number of very exciting companies working at the intersection of gaming and crypto. In this episode, we talk about how Ben got excited about crypto, why gaming is a natural place for Bitcoin, how Ben got involved wi...

EGD 091: Ask Me Anything #2

Jun 21 • 44:13

EGD 090: Jernej Cesen, Outfit7

Jun 14 • 52:21

EGD 089: Andrew Green on startup lessons learned

Jun 7 • 01:07:52

Today I'm talking with Andrew Green, who is the SVP of Operations and Growth at Stillfront Group. Andrew has been in gaming for twenty years, has founded two companies, and has worked for other gaming companies including Take-Two, EA, and TinyCo. He then did a two-year stint at Andreessen Horowitz, before then joining Stillfront. We'll now talk with Andrew about his journe...

EGD 088: Eric Goldberg, Crossover Technologies

May 31 • 56:26

Today I'm talking with Eric Goldberg, who is an investor and an entrepreneur in gaming, and he has been in the industry for close to 35 years now. Eric runs an investment company called Crossover Technologies. And he's now a co-founder with Raph Koster in Playable Worlds. In this episode, we're going to be talking about Eric's background, his knowledge of gaming funding, b...

EGD 087: Karoliina Korppoo, 10th Muse

May 24 • 46:02

Today I'm talking with Karoliina Korppoo, the founder and CEO of 10th Muse, a Helsinki-based startup working on an interactive romance reading and self-publishing platform. Karoliina started the company as a solo founder, building the vision, team, and the company. Her background is in PC gaming, where she worked as a lead designer on games like Cities: Skylines and Cities...

EGD Special: Valuations for early-stage startups

May 17 • 01:06:32

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