What Venture Capitalists Nabeel Hyatt and Jeremy Liew Look for in a Game Project

Venture capitalists Nabeel Hyatt and Jeremy Liew look for a few key items in game projects they want to fund. These include:

  • Good user retention, especially day one retention toward 60 percent.
  • The ability to answer two questions regarding the potential for making a game with explosive growth—“Why you?” and “Why now?” A willingness to state your weaknesses up front, while knowing your strengths.

See Chapter 15, “Is Your Game Ready to Get VC or Crowdfunding?” for more information.

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