Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019 will happen on January 21st to 22nd. To provide you a style of what to anticipate, we’ll often be publishing interviews with the audio system on the present.
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In at the moment’s Speaker Highlight we’re speaking to Agnitio Capital managing director Shum Singh, who will host a hearth chat with Stillfront Group CEO Jorgen Larsson entitled ‘Rising Your Enterprise By Consolidation – The Stillfront Group Story’.
Singh based Agnitio capital in 2003 and has over 20 years of technology-focused mergers and acquisitions experience having labored in each New York and London.
Singh is an investor and non-executive director of GameInfluencer GmbH, Sviper GmbH and Heroic Labs. He’s additionally an early stage investor in Hutch Video games Restricted.
Singh has spoken at numerous business occasions together with Cellular Video games Discussion board, Informal Join Europe, Develop UK, Nordic Sport Convention, Pocket Gamer (London, Helsinki and Vancouver) and G-STAR in Busan, Korea.
Previous to establishing Agnitio Capital, Singh was employed within the enterprise capital division of Durlacher plc, the place he was chargeable for sourcing and managing Durlacher’s cell leisure and client web investments.
Previous to Durlacher, Shum labored for the Funding Banking division of CIBC Oppenheimer in New York within the Know-how group the place he executed a variety of transactions together with mergers and acquisitions, public fairness choices and strategic advisory transactions.
PocketGamer.biz: May you inform us a bit in regards to the firm?
Shum Singh: Agnitio Capital is a totally authorised and controlled funding financial institution by the FCA. Agnitio principally offers merger and acquisition advisory providers to video games companies.
What does your position entail?
As managing director and founder, I’m chargeable for overseeing all elements of the corporate.
Why did you need to work within the video games business?
Cellular video games are one of many quickest rising tech subsectors for the previous 10 years.
What recommendation would you give to anybody seeking to get into it?
There are numerous strategies on how one can be employed within the video games business. Work out what you are enthusiastic about and pursue what’s most much like that.
What are your ideas on the business within the final 12 months?
The business is rising total however getting crowded out by giant gamers. It’s nonetheless doable for indies to interrupt by way of however is changing into more durable yearly (till a brand new platform emerges)
What main tendencies do you are expecting within the subsequent 12 months?
Continued consolidation (particularly within the small to mid-sized vary)
How has the video games business modified because you first began?
Turn into considerably bigger and extra advanced. Extra senior folks have entered and consequently the business has change into extra aggressive
Which a part of the Connects occasion are you most wanting ahead to and why?
The Present Me the Cash observe.
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