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Three more investors added to GI Summit

Nyman Libson Paul, Pollen VC and UK Games Talent and Finance CIC bolster September event's line-up

Three more investors have been added to the Investment Summit at the NEC Birmingham on September 24, the premier event of its kind in the UK.

Pollen VC, Nyman Libson Paul and UK Games Talent and Finance CIC will all now take part in the event, which is a part of EGX 2015. The founder of games grant body UK Games Talent and Finance CIC, Paul Durrant, will be the exclusive keynote speaker. Durrant has promised an update regarding an exciting new UK prototype fund.

Station 12's Patrick Bradley has also been added to the line-up. Bradley will give practical advice on how developers can better prepare for crucial meetings with VC investors. Other speakers at the event include Creative England's Jas Sohal, Natalie Griffith from PressSpace, and a panel session featuring PlayHubs' Chris Lee and Creative England's Caroline Norbury.

After a morning of talks, the Summit moves into 30-minute formal meetings between attending developers and some of Europe's most prominent investors. Paul Durrant and UK Games Talent and Finance CIC will participate in the meetings, along with Nintendo of Europe, Creative England, SCEE XDev, Square Enix Collective, All 4 Games (Channel 4), Pollen VC and Nyman Libson Paul, with more to be confirmed.

The deadline for applications for the formal meetings is Thursday September 10.

Tickets for the Games Investment Summit, in association with Creative England, are available via this link. Each ticket includes lunch and a pass to EGX 2015, including access to the exclusive non-public Press Area. Members of UKIE, TIGA and Game Republic are eligible for a 10 per cent discount code.

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