Players are asked to complete a forecast entry form on the Share Price Pools website indicating whether they think the shares with go ‘up’ or ‘down’ and the player with the best forecast wins a prize. The selected shares are based on significant trading volumes per day and include a mix of high and low beta shares relative to the market.
Founder and Managing Director Herman Ziegelaar established the company 18 months ago and has extensive experience within the technology sector having recently stepped down from his position as Chairman of Millennium Information Technologies, which was acquired by the London Stock Exchange.
Mr Ziegelaar explained the company’s reasons for joining TIGA:
“TIGA has an impressive reputation and continues to attract both the established players as well as new entrants to the industry. At Share Price Pools we are currently looking for a games service provider to take on our idea and the opportunity to network with the wider games community is immensely useful.”
Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO stated:
“TIGA is committed to supporting enterprises of all sizes and are delighted that new firms, such as Share Price Pools, see the value of the TIGA network to assist them in developing their business. We look forward to working with Share Price Pools and welcome the organisation to the TIGA community.”
Notes to editors:
TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have games publishers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership. TIGA was awarded ‘Trade Association of the Year’ and the ‘Member Recruitment Award’ at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2010. TIGA has also been named as a finalist in the 2010 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) National Management and Leadership Awards in the category of ‘The Outstanding Organisation of the Year Award (SME)’. TIGA is an Investors in People organisation.
TIGA's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.
For further information, please contact Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO on 07875939643: or email firstname.lastname@example.org; or contact David Hodges on 02070911653