Tenshi Partners - Video games advice

DIGITAL, CREATIVE & INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

 

Tenshi Partners - Video games advice

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Tenshi Partners is a team of experienced entrepreneurs from the games and creative industries who provide an unrivalled breadth and depth of knowledge, expertise and connections in the digital, creative and interactive entertainment sectors. Tenshi Partners offers services ranging from mentoring and investment readiness programmes for start-ups; due diligence services for investors and large corporates; support in accessing finance and grant funding; and helping brands and corporates shape and define their strategy in the interactive sector and supporting the delivery of specific projects.

GAMES FOR BRANDS

OPEN INNOVATION

BIZ DEV

DUE DILIGENCE

The ubiquity of mobile devices and games bring exciting opportunity for brands to reach new audiences and engage consumers.  We are helping brands and agencies cut through the noise with our rigorous focus on creating measurable value

Tenshi teams deliver an open innovation programme, partnering SMEs with organisations looking for new solutions and partners.  Our proven model has delivered results across sectors from finance to fashion

We work with studios to grow their development business.  In today's market studios need a clear-headed strategy, and whether through work-for-hire or self published IP studios need the right partners to survive and thrive. We work with regional agencies to connect and promote businesses they support

We have experience of both sides of the due diligence process and can advise investors considering opportunities in the digital and games space.  We have also worked with games publishers sourcing and evaluating development partners

GAMES ANALYTICS

RESEARCH

ACCESS TO FINANCE

BESPOKE

Tenshi is building an analytics team, focused on mobile games, that can help optimise the acquisition, retention and monetization of your app.  We get our hands dirty working with development teams and crunching the data whilst providing meaning and context for project sponsors

From Q4 2013 Tenshi is building up it's research offering and are offering clients the opportunity to build on our on-going work scanning, measuring and analysing the digital economy (with an initial focus on UK games industry)

We support SMEs in the digital/creative space with our investment readiness programmes, finance finding capabilities and offer a specific programme for SMEs who are looking to access grant funding

At Tenshi up to a third of our activity defies categorisation.  If you have a problem to solve in the games business, give us a call and we'll see if we can help

CLIENTS

WE WORK WITH A VARIETY OF CLIENTS ON THEIR PROJECTS AND CAN HELP YOU TOO

GAMES STUDIO BUSINESs dev

We recently helped a start-up UK games studio acquire a celebrity license and a publishing deal for a digital console and mobile title

GAMES FOR BRANDS

We have worked with Coca-Cola on its gaming activities including a groundbreaking partnership with PlayStation

OPEN INNOVATION

We work with the UK Government's Technology Strategy Board on it's IC Tomorrow programme providing funding and partnerships for innovative SMEs across a broad range of sectors

ACCESS TO FINANCE

Tenshi's partners have helped a start-up social network, initially in securing seed investment and now in its efforts to secure grant finance to commercialise its prototype

DUE DILIGENCE

Tenshi was tasked with assessing the market viability and project risks associated with a potential media fund investment into the development of a high profile console game

GAMES ANALYTICS

Tenshi has provided game analytics on behalf of a publisher working with a Swedish developer on a mobile game.  Our analysis has delivered clear practical direction to optimise the promotion and user experience of the title

RESEARCH

Tenshi was tasked with assessing the market viability and project risks associated with a potential media fund investment into the development of a high profile console game

BESPOKE ENGAGEMENTS

Tenshi has provided game analytics on behalf of a publisher working with a Swedish developer on a mobile game.  Our analysis has delivered clear practical direction to optimise the promotion and user experience of the title

PARTNERS

IAN BAVERSTOCK

Founding Partner

ED DALY

Managing Partner

JONATHAN NEWTH

Founding Partner

Leading and growing tech businesses since 1989 including CEO of Kuju Entertainment and Chairman of TIGA

Specialist in B2B business development strategy and agile project management and former MD of development studios

Specialist in access to finance and assisting start-ups with investment readiness

and general business strategy;  leads the partnerships Due Diligence function

MATT SANSAM

Partner

MATT WOODLEY

Partner

Specialist in full service deployment, project delivery & programme management within games, film & TV, music and publishing

Specialist in marketing and creative direction, helping developers make games people will want to play, and then getting them noticed

RECENT Blog

What mobile games developers can learn from the local butcher

 

Who would be a mobile games developer? No one with ambitions to earn easy money, it would appear: a new report from analyst Swrve claims that only 1.35% of users spend “real money” in mobile games, a number that has actually fallen from 1.5% in January.

 

Other vaguely depressing findings include that top spenders contributed 62% of mobile gaming revenues in July (up from 50% in January), meaning that just 0.135% of players contribute over 62% of all revenues within mobile games. That’s a worryingly concentrated figure.

 

For Christopher S. Dean, CEO of Swrve, his company’s findings “stress once again just how important it is to consider retention and conversion - rather than simply acquisition - when it comes to building a successful mobile business”.

 

 

 

 

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We'd be delighted to talk to you, to understand your goals, and to show how we can help.

The Studio Casa Court, Great George Street, Godalming, Surrey, England, GU7 1DX

 

 

Email : partners@tenshipartners.com

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