TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, is delighted to announce an exclusive partnership with The Game Dragons which will potentially bring great benefits to our members. The Games Dragons provide Game Studio Owners and Managers with a Strategic Business Review Service
The Game Dragons (Phillip and Andrew Oliver) state that:
“Running a successful games studio means bringing together a diverse set of elements and making them work seamlessly together. Any one of these pieces failing can hold you back.
- Are you doing well but know you could do better?
- Are all the elements there but you’re just not breaking through?
- Are you ready to scale up and want the best preparation?
- Do you have a specific goal in mind – e.g. double revenue, have a top-10 hit – and want to know how to achieve it?
- Or are you preparing for investor/publisher due diligence and want some solid experience in your corner? “
“Games companies are run by passionate, skilled game developers who don’t always have all the business experience they need”, say Philip and Andrew Oliver:
The Game Dragons are now offering TIGA members discounted access to their 35+ years of experience, knowledge, contacts and passion to support forward-thinking company owners to bump up their success.
The first step is a Strategic Business Review, to identify the points of highest leverage to achieve your goals.
How it works:
You provide background information* and meet with one of the Game Dragons at your studio. They will talk everything through in depth with you and provide you with ideas and recommendations (on the day, and in a written report), as well as advice on who can help you with any follow-up required.
* Confidentiality assured
As active investors in the games industry, the Game Dragons are also on the lookout for investment opportunities.
Standard price: £1,800+VAT. With 15% TIGA Member discount: £1,530+VAT
To book your review or for more information, contact Philip@GameDragons.com or arrange to meet us at Develop 2019!
The Game Dragons – GameDragons.com
Background and testimonials:
Philip and Andrew Oliver have been making games and running games businesses for over 35 years. They published their first game in 1983 aged just 15, and went on to establish three companies, to employ over 600 people and to create over 160 games across all platforms, selling over 45 million units with a retail value in excess of £1.2bn.
They founded and ran the award-winning Blitz Games Studios for 23 years, and went on to sell their next business, Radiant Worlds, to Rebellion in 2017 for a multi-million pound sum. They were founder members of trade association TIGA and the BGI, and have been regular long-term advisers to a variety of trade bodies, government agencies and business organisations.
They have a relentless passion and drive to make great games and improve development processes, and they understand that running an efficient creative team is a valuable but very under-rated skill.
“Game Dragons’ impact on FUZE Technologies Ltd is in no doubt. I’m very happy to have employed their services. Within a couple of meetings we felt comfortable making a few decisions I’d been reluctant about and perhaps most importantly, we had been able to secure additional funds that I had no idea were available.”
Jon Silvera, CEO FUZE Technologies Ltd
“In my experience, [the Game Dragons] go further [than most consultants], because of their ability to grasp both the macro situation and anticipate the micro needs. The dilemma I faced recently was existential…. and they quickly helped develop a real solution and, because they seem to know everybody worth knowing, helped find the skills needed to solve the crisis.”
Wynford Dore – CEO, Zing Performance Ltd
TIGA is the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video games industry. Since 2010, TIGA has won 28 business awards and commendations and has been successfully accredited as an Investors in People organisation four times. TIGA focuses on three sets of activities:
- Political representation
- Media representation
- Business services
This enhances the competitiveness of our members by providing benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities. It also means our members’ voices are heard in the corridors of power and positively represented in national, broadcast and UK video games trade media.
Get in touch:
For further information, you can also contact: Dr Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA CEO by email: firstname.lastname@example.org