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YetiZen is having their “Get-In-The-Game pitch competition” at Casual Connect Seattle 2012!

On July 24th, YetiZen will be at Casual Connect Seattle 2012 hosting their third amazing Get-In-The-Game Pitch Competition! This is your chance to present to their incredible audience of investors, notable game industry CEOs, and entrepreneurs to jumpstart your fundraising and company building efforts. Showcase your creative juices to some of the most prolific people in the game industry!

YetiZen be choosing 5 finalists who will present live on stage at Benaroya Hall to a group of superstar judges.

Judges at past competitions have included Terence Fung (Corporate Development at Zynga), Michael Chang (Director of Corporate Development at Electronic Arts), Tim Chang (original VC rockstar and Managing Director at Mayfield Fund), Michael Klein (Canaan Partners), and Rob Coneybeer (Shasta Ventures)!


The most promising startup will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Clarity of Business Model
  • Presentation Skills
  • Businesses plan for an exit
  • Potential for business success (revenue, installs, and acclaim!)

Entrants must be a startup company in the mobile or social game space. Publicly traded or large, well-known private companies are NOT eligible.

To apply please visit:

Competition will begin on July 24th at 11:00am. The winner will be announced at 4:00pm and be invited to participate in our August Round for the YetiZen Accelerator Program, awarded OnLive consoles, and many many more prizes.

Deadline for submission is Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time.

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