PRESS RELEASE BY GAMES FACTORY TALENTS Finnish Game Day and Games Factory have joined forces in July of 2018 by forming a joint venture called Games Factory Talents. The new company helps Finnish game companies reach much needed talent abroad, mainly focusing on the Eastern European markets.
Last week, the FiBAN board and office headed 610 kilometers north, to the city of Oulu. Although the majority of FiBAN’s members and activities are within the capital city region, the network has active angels, surrounded by vibrant ecosystems elsewhere. Oulu is a prime example of one of them.
The New Nordic School is on a mission to transform current systems of education. The 1.2M€ round included a FiBAN syndicate, as well as angel investors from Estonia and Singapore, and several other financing instruments.
Parallelly run in four different countries, Estonia, Denmark, Finland and Norway, the three-month angel training was attended by 90 business angels that shared their local startup investing best practices and evaluated almost 500 startups seeking investments. Each angel group comprised of a mix of new and experienced investors, where the responsibility for closing the final investments laid with the experienced angels.