As a seasoned entrepreneur and gaming industry expert, my most recent success as the Co-founder and CEO of Gangbusters.io demonstrates the unparalleled value I bring to clients. By leveraging my experience, skills, and industry connections, I offer the following benefits to help you successfully launch, scale, and grow your ventures:
Proven Strategies: With Gangbusters.io, I led the growth of a venture-funded gaming startup to over 1 million players, raising funds from prominent gaming investors such as Bandai Namco and web3 investors such as Tezos Foundation and Solana Ventures. I will share actionable strategies to navigate the gaming and tech industries, maximizing your chances of success.
Expert Network Access: With strong connections in the gaming, tech, and investment sectors, evidenced by partnerships with brands like Alicia Keys, Disney, and Dartmouth University, I can facilitate invaluable introductions and partnerships to help you accelerate your growth and gain a competitive edge in the market.
Tailored Solutions: Drawing from my experience scaling Gangbusters.io and managing the full-service games company Studio Pepwuper, I will work closely with you to develop customized solutions that address your specific challenges and capitalize on your strengths.
Community Building: I grew a gaming community to over 16k members with strong engagement and fan activities, with hundreds of volunteers contributing to the growth of the game. I’ve also grown a developer ommunity fromm 0 to thousands of members, hosting monthly events with hundreds of developers. I will teach you the art of fostering engagement and loyalty among your customers, partners, and stakeholders.
Financial Acumen: Drawing from my experience at Sony Corporation, where I managed a $5 million budget and negotiated key partnership deals, I will provide guidance on making sound financial decisions and optimizing your business model.
Comprehensive Coaching: Combining my expertise in entrepreneurship, gaming, and community-building, and backed by my BA in Economics from UC Berkeley and MBA in Entrepreneurial Studies from USC Marshall School of Business, I will offer holistic support to help you navigate every stage of your journey, from idea inception to successful execution and beyond.
By choosing to work with me, you gain a dedicated partner committed to turning your ideas into thriving businesses. Together, we will leverage my experiences and accomplishments to achieve your goals in the dynamic gaming and tech industries.
Business consulting and business coaching are both professional services aimed at helping businesses improve and succeed, but they differ in their approach, focus, and the nature of the relationship with the client.
Approach: Business Consulting: Consultants typically provide expert advice, analysis, and recommendations to address specific challenges or problems the business is facing. They often work on a project basis and are engaged to deliver solutions for a particular issue. Business Coaching: Coaches focus on empowering the business owner or executive to develop their skills, capabilities, and confidence. They guide and support clients through the process of making decisions and implementing changes, often taking a more holistic and long-term approach to personal and professional growth.
Focus: Business Consulting: Consultants tend to focus on specific areas of the business, such as strategy, operations, marketing, or finance. They bring specialized knowledge and expertise to address a particular challenge or opportunity. Business Coaching: Coaches work with clients to develop their leadership, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. They help clients identify and work towards their goals, facilitating personal and professional development.
Relationship: Business Consulting: The relationship between a consultant and a client is usually more formal and transactional. The consultant is engaged for a specific project, and their involvement typically ends once the project is completed. Business Coaching: The relationship between a coach and a client is often more personal and ongoing. Coaches work with clients over an extended period, developing a deeper understanding of their needs, goals, and challenges. This enables the coach to provide ongoing guidance and support, fostering lasting growth and success.
In summary, business consulting focuses on providing expert advice and solutions for specific business challenges, while business coaching is geared towards empowering individuals to grow and succeed by developing their skills and capabilities. The nature of the relationship also differs, with consulting being more project-based and transactional, while coaching is more personal and long-term.
I serve 3 groups of clients across the entire startup ecosystem: Startups, Investment Funds, Corporations.
Are you an early-stage gaming or tech company looking to navigate the challenges of launching and scaling your business? Our coaching services for startups are designed to support founders and teams with limited budgets and resources. We’ll provide tailored guidance and industry insights to help you develop your product, refine your business model, and secure funding. As a startup client, you’ll benefit from my experience working with successful companies in the gaming industry and my deep understanding of the unique challenges you face. If you’re ready to take your startup to the next level, my coaching services will be an invaluable investment in your future success.
(Startups = revenue/funding < $100,000 in the last 12 months)
Investment Funds / Venture Funds
Are you a venture fund or professional investor seeking expert advice on your gaming investments or portfolio companies? My coaching services for professional investors are designed to provide specialized insights, market analysis, and strategic guidance tailored to your needs. We’ll help you identify promising investment opportunities, assess the potential of your existing portfolio, and unlock value through strategic decision-making. With my extensive experience in the gaming industry and a track record of successful ventures, you can trust my coaching services to help you make informed, confident decisions that drive returns for your fund.
Are you a corporation looking to expand or refine your gaming division, explore new market opportunities, or drive innovation? My coaching services for corporations offer premium, high-impact support for your most complex challenges. We’ll work with your leadership team to develop and implement strategies that leverage your resources, optimize your operations, and capitalize on industry trends. With my deep understanding of the gaming landscape and my experience collaborating with top-tier companies, my coaching services will provide the expert guidance and strategic insights you need to stay ahead of the competition and drive long-term growth.
If you’re unsure which group best represents your needs or would like further information on my coaching services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’re here to help you find the perfect coaching solution for your unique situation.
I charge on a retainer basis:
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If you are interested in working together, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.