Nexon to Participate in Panel and Exhibit Booth at Tokyo Sandbox
NEXON Co., Ltd. (3659.TO) (“Nexon”), a global leader in online games for PC and mobile, today announced that it will participate in panel of the PUSH Game Developer Summit and exhibit booth at Tokyo Sandbox, hosted by kulabo, Inc. from May 10 – 14, 2017.
Tokyo Sandbox connects game companies and startups with investors and game publishers and it includes the PUSH Game Developer Summit; booth exhibits; Coding for Life, a coding competition for students; and VR Lounge.
Nexon is scheduled to present during two panels at PUSH, both of which will be held at venues near Shibuya, on May 10 and May 12. The topics of the presentations will be “Advice for game companies aiming to seek funds as well as introduction of Nexon’s case” and “Nexon’s insights based on global publishing experience over a long time,” respectively. Nexon will also host an exhibition booth, including hands-on demos of new mobile games, from May 13 – 14.
<Panel at “PUSH” Game Developer Summit>
Topic: How to invest in game companies? What are investors looking for?
Presenter: Shumpei Kumagai
(Manager, Corporate Development Section / Certified Public Accountant)
Date/Time: Wednesday May 10, 7:00pm – 7:40pm
Venue: JINNAN CAFE Shibuya
Topic: Go West: Publishing Asian Games in the West
Presenter: Yasuhiro Iwasawa
(Producer, Production Team, Mobile Business Division)
Date/Time: Friday May 12, 2:00pm – 2:40pm
Venue: TKP Garden City Shibuya 4F
Date/Time: Saturday May 13 – Sunday May 14, 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: UDX Akiba Square 2F (http://udx–akibasquare.jp/index.php?pg=access)
For more details on the event and to purchase tickets, please see the event’s official website.
About Tokyo Sandbox http://en.tokyosandbox.com/
Tokyo Sandbox is an event focused on connecting game companies and startups with investors and publishers. It will be held for from May 10 – 14, 2017 at a facility near Shibuya and at Akihabara. The event consists of the following events:
・ PUSH Game Developer Summit
・ Booth exhibits
・ Coding for Life (a coding competition for students)
・ VR Lounge
About NEXON Co., Ltd. http://company.nexon.co.jp/
NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) is a global leader in online games for PC and mobile. Founded in Korea in 1994, Nexon developed one of the world’s first graphics-based massively multiplayer online games. Nexon also pioneered the concept of microtransactions and the free-to-play business model, setting a new standard in which play is free, and users have the option to purchase in-game items to enhance their experience. Nexon currently services over 100 titles in more than 190 countries. The Company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and its shares are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About kulabo, Inc. http://kulabo.co/japanese/
kulabo, Inc. is a game event and consulting company based in Tokyo. It was the host of “Tokyo Indie Fest” held in 2015.