The Ukie Hub Crawl 2021: Getting Investment Ready

Venue: Online

Dates: Wed, 24 February 2021 16:00 – 18:00 GMT

Website: Eventbrite page.

This is part of the Ukie Hub Crawl 2021, a series of 12 different and unique events that cover the entire life cycle of a games business; from incorporation, growing a team, middleware, running the studio, pitching to funders, getting PR exposure – right through to eventually exiting a business.

Taking place every Wednesday 4pm – 6pm, each event will start with an hour of short and informative talks followed by a panel of experts before using the networking platform Gather.Town for conversation and networking. Each talk will be a maximum of 15 minutes.

Week 7 will be focused on Getting Investment Ready. Join and listen to experts discuss the different ways to find and raise finance for a business along with how to pitch a game or business.

  • Mid-stage investment
  • Publishers
  • Investors
  • Pitching
  • To scale or not


  • Gavin Smith, Relationship Director, Barclays – VGTR Funding
  • Peter Lewin, Senior Associate, Wiggin – Publishing Agreement Pitfalls – Tips for Developers and Publishers
  • Matt Frenchman, CEO & Co-Founder, Sugar – How do you raise VC money?

More speakers TBC

About Chris Wallace

Chris is MCV/DEVELOP's staff writer, joining the team after graduating from Cardiff University with a Master's degree in Magazine Journalism. He can regrettably be found on Twitter at @wallacec42, where he mostly explores his obsession with the Life is Strange series, for which he refuses to apologise.

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