Natural Selection 2 is the sequel to the popular Half-Life mod Natural Selection. It is built on our own engine and will be distributed through Valve's Steam platform.

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One of Unknown Worlds' own investor gives a talk on Game Investment at this year's GDC.

Posted by LongBottom on Apr 2nd, 2009
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Unknown Worlds is in business today because we received two rounds of angel investment. We recently closed our second round of funding which was quite challenging due to the recent economic downturn. We were very close to running out of cash and came close to not raising money at all.

If you want to learn how to pitch to investors, whether your business will be appealing to investors and how the state of the investing has changed due to current economic conditions, you'll want to listen to this talk, given by one of our own investors, Matthew Le Merle. He gave this talk at the Game Developer's Conference this year:


If you make it all the way through the talk, you'll hear a little information about Unknown Worlds as well (we are a case study).

Oh, and if you end up pitching your company to Matthew, please let him know you loved Natural Selection...

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formerlyknownasMrCP
formerlyknownasMrCP Apr 2 2009, 10:03am says:

Woah that's a long video, I might have to wait till my quota comes back. Sounds pretty interesting though. I'll check it out later.

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Knights
Knights Apr 2 2009, 10:30am says:

Very good watch.... Thanks!

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan Apr 2 2009, 10:39am says:

Interesting lecture.

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Xyrom
Xyrom Apr 2 2009, 10:57am says:

is he running his presentation off the 360?

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smokeythebear
smokeythebear Apr 2 2009, 1:20pm says:

Nice video, but I want results dammit!

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M@ty
M@ty Apr 2 2009, 2:02pm says:

Very, very interesting, thanks! ^^

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razorb
razorb Apr 4 2009, 12:11pm says:

yea nice watch :) and i will be one of those who buy natural selection 2 so keep it up!

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SfcRock
SfcRock Apr 4 2009, 2:00pm says:

i think i fell asleep about 7 minutes in. WHO WOULD SIT THERE AND TALK FOR 1 HOUR STRAIT?!?!

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LongBottom Author
LongBottom Apr 4 2009, 7:01pm replied:

People who want to get an investor, duh!

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shaftling
shaftling Jan 12 2011, 9:18am says:

Cool stuff. Enjoyed this presentation.

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