Say Hi👋 to our new BGA members who joined this month of October!

Say Hi👋 to our new BGA members who joined this month of October!

October 26th at 4pm CET

On October 26th at 4pm CET, we will share our stage with our new members who joined the Blockchain Game Alliance recently: BITKRAFT Ventures, Widow Games, OneRare, Chain of Insight, Sensorium and Decimated

Join live for an opportunity to learn and interact with our members at a Virtual Presentation featuring blockchain games, enterprises and projects that recently joined the Blockchain Game Alliance!

The New Members online presentation is a monthly activity of the BGA to introduce our member’s projects to the community.

A live Q&A will follow the presentation. Watch live on YouTube, Twitch and Twitter channels.

Agenda:

16:00–16:05 A word from BGA President Sebastien Borget

16:05 –16:15 BITKRAFT Ventures

16:15 –16:25 Widow Games

16:25 –16:35 OneRare

16:35 –16:45 Chain of Insight

16:45 –16:55 Sensorium

16:55 –17:05 Decimated

Meet our Speakers

Jens Hilgers, Founding General Partner at BITKRAFT Ventures

I am a serial entrepreneur with my primary interest in esports, videogames and online technologies. Having build my first videogame online tournaments, lan-events and gameserver farms as early as 1998 I’d consider myself a veteran in the Esports industry. For 23 years now, I have been building and managing international games & tech companies in Central and Eastern Europe aswell as in Asia. Since 2012, I am actively investing in and supporting selected startups in the Games & Esports space, nowadays dominantly through my Venture Fund BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. Many of the most innovative and leading assets in the Esports space have been founded or supported by myself: ESL — Largest Esports tournament production and marketing, BITKRAFT — worlds first and only Esports VC, BAYES (formerly DOJO Madness) — leading esports big data company, G2 Esports — Leading Western Esports Team, The Esports Observer — Largest Esports Business platform, runtime.gg — first performance nutrition brand in esports, epics.gg — first and leading digital trading card game in esports. 

Martin Spinetto, CEO & Founder of Widow Games

Communications specialist who loves mixing two variables that have changed the world forever: Creativity and Technology. 

Years on corporate roles has given me the expertise and skills to think strategically, but it’s the passion for innovation that made me change gears and devote the rest of my professional future in the videogames business, founding Widow Games. 

Former Marcom Director for Latam at Microsoft Corp. Selected as one of the 30 Entrepreneurial Promises of Argentina in 2017, according to Forbes magazine.

Supreet Raju, Co-Founder of OneRare

Supreet Raju is Co-Founder at OneRare, the ultimate Food Metaverse. Building the first tokenization layer for Food in Web3, OneRare creates a gamified experience for foodies while creating a new marketing channel for the global Food & Beverage Industry. 

Drew Taylor, Co-Founder of Chain of Insight

Drew Taylor is co-founder and project manager of Chain Of Insight (COI). He’s accumulated a number of innovation grants and awards for the optimization and creation of blockchain cryptography protocols such as optimizing zk-SNARKs GPU based proof generations for Mina Protocol and, more recently, a cryptographically secure zero knowledge cryptography protocol for the Tezos blockchain called PoP Machine Glow (PoPMG). PoPMG is currently seeing its first real world use in the Project Uanon blockchain game where it provides gamers with the first provably fair protocol for eSports tournament ladders.

Alex Blagirev, CEO at Sensorium Galaxy

Seasoned executive formerly involved in C-level positions at top-tier international corporations such as Alfa-Bank, Societe Generale, and PwC. Alex has a proven record for building and managing disruptive projects like the world’s first interbank blockchain transaction on MasterChain (Ethereum Fork) and P2P transaction based on ID photos. Managed the development of R3 in CIS region, including initial launch of R3 presence and later launch on several projects on Corda. 

Collaborated and formed with partners the FinTech Association (over 20major banks participants, including Central Bank as a co-founder). Became one of the earliest Chief Data Officers in Russia and wrote the first russian business book about BigData (hits Top#1 in analytics bookstore, bestseller for 12 weeks). Ambassador of GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council).

Stephen Arnold, CEO & Creative Director at Decimated

After an early career in music production and sound design, I started working in the videogames industry in 2008, mainly in outsourcing, co-development and creative production; art, animation, cinematics and VFX for AAA vidogames. My first projects included QA/translation partnerships for games including World of Tanks (Wargaming), Angry Birds (Rovio/Chillingo), Cut the Rope (Zeptolab/Chillingo), Vampire Wars (Zynga) and many more. In 2012, I moved into motion capture and real-time cinematics, learning about all the pipelines for art, animation and cinematics production and working with AAA studios as an external partner. I still do this to this day. In 2014 I set up a team to develop the multiplayer thieves vs guards adventure game “Hide & Shriek Mansion” using Unity 4 (ranked #58 on IndieDB at the time) 

I set up Fracture Labs in 2018 to develop the post-apocalyptic multiplayer RPG, Decimated® in Unreal Engine which is scheduled for release in 2022 on PC. 

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