Equity Investment 101

Curious to learn more about how equity investing works in the games space? Our GDC talk on this subject is available for free on the GDC Vault! We cover the basics of equity finance (ie investment) in games and how that differs from project financing (ie publishing).

VC investment in the games space is growing but many folks may not be familiar with how it works. Ed and Kelly go over the questions they get asked the most about on calls with founders and talk about what to expect if you’re thinking to raise money for your studio through investment. We also talk about how 1Up Fund is structured and our place in the ecosystem.

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