2017 INVESTMENT DAY AT SIEGE

       OPPORTUNITY FOR ENTREPRENEURS IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT TO PRESENT BUSINESS PLANS TO INVESTORS

BY

ROB HASSETT AND ANDREW GREENBERG                         

This notice is for creative entrepreneurs, who are trying to raise funds to start or grow businesses that are in interactive media or entertainment.  If you are such a person, you may want to consider applying to be a presenter at the seventh (7th) consecutive annual Investment Day at Siege to be held on Friday, October 6.  It is part of the annual five (5) day SIEGE Conference (A/K/A the Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo).   The 11th consecutive annual SIEGE Conference will be held from Tuesday, October 3 until Sunday, October 8.  Last  year we had eight teams pitch to forty   (40) investors and other people with connections to funding sources.  This year we are planning to increase the  number of  panelists/ judges  to  50.   The event is free to all participants.   There is likely to be increased interest from investors in this year’s presenters because it has become much easier for developers of interactive media to qualify for tax credits offered by the State of Georgia which can  total to as much as 30% of expenditures to develop  the product.   For a list of prior   presenters and panelists and instructions on how to file an application to be a presenter, go to  www.siegcon.net/investment-conference/.

 Rob Hassett is an attorney in Atlanta and the Co-Chair and a Co-founder of, the Investment Day at SIEGE.  For more information about Rob Hassett, see his law firm website, http://businesslawpartners.com.  

Andrew Greenberg, executive director of the Georgia Game Developers Association, has been making his living as a game developer since 1990. Best known for designing computer games and roleplaying games, he is lead developer on the upcoming Fading Suns: Noble Armada mobile and tablet game. A fellow with the Mythic Imagination Institute, Andrew is also organizer of the Southeast Interactive Entertainment and Games Expo (SIEGE). He serves on the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission and chairs the DeKalb County commission of the same name.   More information about SIEGE is available at http://siegecon.net

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