For this workshop session, we are delighted to have Benny Giang, co-founder of CryptoKitties, to give us a breakdown of Blockchain Gaming in Asia. Benny will answer your questions to things such as:
– Which countries in Asia have vibrant blockchain gaming communities?
– What kind of games are being played and favored locally?
– How can companies from the West get involved with these gaming communities?
– And more!
About our guest:
Benny Giang, founding team member of Dapper Labs/CryptoKitties, led the Asia expansion initiatives for the company. Working with the team to form a strategic partnership with Animoca Brands in Hong Kong and collaborating with blockchain communities from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, and Japan, he established the core gaming community for CryptoKitties on WeChat and QQ as well as building an ambassador program. He will discuss his learnings in China around blockchain gaming and a quick overview of the tech/crypto industry within China.
About Dapper Labs/CryptoKitties:
Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to bring the benefits of decentralization to the first billion consumers through the power of play, fairness and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Alphabet’s GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others.