Thursday 9th August
16:30 – 17:45: ’Thare be Dragons’ – the games industry’s Dragons Den
Synopsis: Have you got a brilliant idea for a game or games business? Are you one pitch away from being financed? Care to be evaluated by real VC dragons from the interactive and media industries? Live at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival, we are looking for ambitious, smooth entrepreneurs to engage and beguile our Dragons. Ideas should look and feel like real ones. Each Dragon will have to allocate 100,000 fake pounds during the session. Is your proposition the one that will get the finance you ask for? It will be up to these guys…
Ian Livingstone - Life President, Eidos; co-founder Games Workshop; co-creator Fighting Fantasy
Rob Woodward - CEO Scottish TV formerly CEO of 4Ventures and MD of UBS Warburg
Bill Liao - Australian social networking pioneer who has taken part in seven IPOs & co-founder of coderdojo.com
Mark Phillips - Partner, Harbottle & Lewis
Please use the official entry form to submit your idea (only submissions using this form will be considered). Submission deadline extended to Friday 20th July.