Introduction to YetiZen (July 2013)


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Introduction to YetiZen (July 2013)

  1. 1. July 2013 Welcome to YetiZen Level up your business game
  2. 2. Our Vision and Values  Education & Credibility – YetiZen focuses on educating game developers on how to achieve success in games. Past speakers have included Perry Tam, David Helgason, and a number of other game EPIC success stories.  Excitement – YetiZen is known to host the most fun, exciting and popular events in the game industry!  Fast Results – Real tangible business development value – YetiZen accelerates the growth of our network’s developer outreach exponentially. This is the reason we are trusted by major gaming sponsors.  Trust – Our attendees are not just attendees to us – we treat all developers in our community as part of the Yeti Family. Let us know what you are looking for and we will make the connections
  3. 3. Our Two Paws YetiZen Innovation Lab YetiZen Accelerator
  4. 4. Cornerstone of the Game Industry • Innovation Lab -- largest game network globally (7,000 developers in YetiZen community) housed in a 20,000 square feet space in the heart of San Francisco • Coplay—coworking but better and over 150 events designed to raise all ships in gaming
  5. 5. So what happens at the YetiZen Innovation Lab? 150 events!!!! • Road to Success • State of the Industry • San Francisco Game Developer’s Workshop • And partner meetups by NeuroGaming Conference, SF AppShow, Global Game Jam, SF Monetization meetup and many more!
  6. 6. Who attends? 40% 30% 30% Producers, Developers, & Designers Business Development C-Level Exectutives (CEO, CTO, Founders) YetiZen Attendee Breakdown
  7. 7. Attendees numbers • Attendance varies between events: – Monday Event Series: 25+ – SFGDW: 300+ – GDC Events: 8,000+ • Attendees are the developers and publishers of games such as:
  8. 8. Notable YetiZen success stories: • World’s only games focused accelerator program • 30 startups since 2011, all with funding • 9 most active gaming VCs on board of advisors (back to that in a sec) Accelerator • Over 100 million Downloads! Exclusive Star Trek licensing • Top 10 on iOS in over 20 countries • #1 on Kindle store! • Collaboration with Condé Nast on new game Teen Me Girl • Apple Game of the Week for 2 games!
  9. 9. Board of Advisors Tim Chang Mayfield Fund Ping Li Accel Jeff Karras Sing Tel Innov8 Rob Coneybeer Shasta Venture Baris Aksoy Intel Capital Ankur Jain Nexus Venture Partners Phil Sanderson IDG Ventures Michael Klein Canaan Partner Thorsten Claus T-Venture
  10. 10. Uber Competitive Accelerator Selection If this is you, apply on our website or find Zen aka Japheth after the show: Number of Applicants: Number of Slots: 1,500 16 - 20 Yearly! CCO of YetiZen
  11. 11. To carry on the learning and the • All events are video taped. Videos available 2 weeks after event at • Email for slides for any presentation. We will share if made available by speaker
  12. 12. Enjoy today’s event! CEO of YetiZen