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Independent Developer, Mobile, Mobile Advertising, Mobile gaming, iPhone, iPhone App, iPhone Games
San Francisco, CA - October 19, 2011
YetiZen, game studio and platform startup accelerator, today announced their first Public Demo Day will be on October 27th, 2011. Fourteen promising developers from the YetiZen Accelerator Program will take center stage to present their product to over 150 industry acquirers, investors and press. The public event, taking place in San Francisco on Thursday from 7 to 10pm, will feature developers from the first two rounds of the YetiZen Accelerator Program, and prominent members of the gaming community with representatives from Disney Mobile, Sony and GREE. For event details and ticket information for Public Demo Day, visit: http://yzdemoday2011.eventbee.com.
YetiZen developer projects vary across the gaming space, ranging from mobile gaming to open web and cross platform. One YetiZen company, Bleacher League, has created a live sports betting game that allows fans to bet play-by-play in real-time with each other while another, Shinobi Labs, has created a game called Mobile Adventure Walks that combines outdoor fitness with fun, local adventure quests. YetiZen is armed with an array of exciting new products that will revolutionize the way we play.
Applicants to the YetiZen Accelerator Program undergo a rigorous screening process to ensure they are well prepared for today’s dynamic marketplace. YetiZen educates members using a wide array of workshops and lectures by industry veterans from the gaming and start-up space. The YetiZen Accelerator Program offers start-up game companies the opportunity to benefit from the accumulated years of experience and expertise that their mentors possess.
“We are excited to share the progress our companies have made in the YetiZen Accelerator Program,” said Sana Choudary, CEO of YetiZen.
“This is a culmination of our efforts over the last 8 months to recruit companies with real star power potential and then help them develop their business models, marketing strategies, and overall company towards a healthy and successful market position,” echoed YetiZen CSO, Japheth Dillman.
YetiZen recruits the brightest, smartest entrepreneurs we meet who are focused on building large, exitable game industry businesses into our YetiZen Accelerator Program. The YetiZen Accelerator Program is the only start-up accelerator program focused on fostering and funding mobile, social, and emerging platform game companies with involvement from 150+ advisors, 7 VCs, and 50 angel investors.