iGA to host the first gaming innovation start-up launchpad

Beacon Events is the organizer of some of the longest running gaming conferences in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beacon Events is the organizer of some of the longest running gaming conferences in the Asia-Pacific region.

The first gaming innovation launchpad in Asia will be hosted by the 10th Annual iGaming Asia Congress (iGA).

Macau.- To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iGaming Asia Congress (iGA), the longest running dedicated C-level iGaming event in Asia, iGA will be hosting the first ever Gaming Innovation Start-up Launchpad. The Launchpad is a platform for start-ups to present their products/services to leading igaming and technology investors, igaming experts, and over 150 C-level executives.

“iGaming Asia Congress has been the premier C-level igaming event in Asia for the past decade. We would like to bring in more up-and-coming igaming innovators to the event in an attempt to drive innovation and bring new opportunities to the gaming industry in the region,” said Giulia Timarco, Conference Producer at Beacon Events.

Three finalists will be will be offered 8 minutes to showcase their products/services in front of a panel of judges, who are all experts and investors from the gaming industry. Judges include Melissa Blau, Partner of iGaming Capital, Andre Rodrigues, the CEO of GoldBlue AB, Donna NguyenPhuoc, Partner of SPARQ Capital, Markus Nasholm, CFO of Catena Media, and Tobias Svensen, the CEO of CasinoGrounds. The winner will be offered a table top exhibitor booth at one of Beacon Events’ gaming conferences, either at the iGaming Asia Congress, Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia (GRWA), Asia Gaming Summit (AGS), or the inaugural Investment Opportunities in Asian Gaming (IOiAG).

Technology innovation is the backbone of the iGaming industry, a USD15 billion online business. A dynamic team of IT experts and innovative minds is crucial to the igaming business, one of the most fast-changing, challenging and fun industries to watch. The hottest topics not only include big data, AI, blockchain technology, ICO (initial coin offering), and cyber security, but also new games and online marketing tools to engage and retain players. The finalists will be announced on 16 February 2018.

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