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Five things you need to consider when starting a games studio

Published on : November 22, 2021
Five things you need to consider when starting a games studio

Starting a business in games in tough. In games in particular, founders often have no or little experience in business, whether they are graduates or industry veterans.

Some come with significant experience in making games and with a network, others start with no commercial experience making games. Whatever their background, founders are stepping into the unknown. They learn as they go, from peers, from partners and stakeholders, and increasingly from a range of great support programs available to the industry, such as accelerators and mentoring schemes.

Having founded three businesses over 14 years in the games industry, I've learned a lot of lessons (often through mistakes!), over the years, and choosing my five top tips from those wasn't easy! But these are five things that I wish someone had told me when I started my first business. read more