Lucy Hoffman: Unleashing Africa’s Gaming Opportunity

Lucy Hoffman: Unleashing Africa’s Gaming Opportunity

In this episode, Lucy Hoffman – co-founder and COO of Carry1st – joins Naavik co-founder Aaron Bush to discuss: Africa’s exciting gaming trajectory, including how the region’s extreme diversity poses unique challenges and opportunities. They also talk about the state of Carry1st with breakdowns of the company’s publishing, game development, and technology strategies. As well as lessons learned about managing company culture with a fully remote and rapidly growing team and how obsessing about serving customer needs could lead to even bigger opportunities down the road.

Alexis Bonte: Stillfront’s Strategy, Synergies & Future

Alexis Bonte: Stillfront’s Strategy, Synergies & Future

In this episode, Alexis Bonte – COO of Stillfront Group – joins Naavik co-founder Aaron Bush to discuss: His journey as an entrepreneur and executive, and how he ended up at Stillfront. How Stillfront operates, including how it provides autonomy to studios while still creating synergies across the entire organization. Also the Stillfront’s M&A strategy, including lessons learned after 18 acquisitions and the future of Stillfront (and whether Stillfront is thinking about web3).

Stillfront: Understanding Gaming’s Dark Horse

Stillfront: Understanding Gaming’s Dark Horse

Welcome to Master the Meta, the #1 newsletter analysing the business strategy of the gaming industry. This company deep dive is a collaboration between Aaron Bush and Abhimanyu Kumar from Master the Meta, a newsletter analysing the business strategy of the gaming industry, and Joakim Achren from Elite Game Developers, an online resource that helps…

How Gaming’s Most Underrated Acquirer Struck Another Incredible Deal

How Gaming’s Most Underrated Acquirer Struck Another Incredible Deal

Sep 20View fullsize On September 17th, Stillfront Group announced its acquisition of Nanobit, thereby making the company now 15 studios strong! More notably, this is Stillfront’s 3rd acquisition already in 2020 — Storm8 (January 2020) and Candywriter (April 2020) — resulting in a very impressive rate of one acquisition per quarter. If that doesn’t awe…