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The Ukie Hub Crawl 2021: Essential Tech

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This is part of the Ukie Hub Crawl 2021, a series of 12 different and unique events that cover the entire life cycle of a games business; from incorporation, growing a team, middleware, running the studio, pitching to funders, getting PR exposure – right through to eventually exiting a business.

Taking place every Wednesday 4pm – 6pm, each event will start with an hour of short and informative talks followed by a panel of experts before using the networking platform Gather.Town for conversation and networking. Each talk will be a maximum of 15 minutes.

Week 4 is a look at the different products available that can help you to run your business effectively and will cover:

  1. Middleware
  2. Licenses
  3. Software applications
  4. Virtual offices
  5. New tech/products
  6. Cloud storage


  1. William Law & Amarron Frederick, Barclays - Intro
  2. Micheal Williams, Chief Product Officer, and Co-Founder, Intorqa - Understanding threats in gaming
  3. Arni Birgisson, Developer Advocate, AWS Game Tech - Why Cloud for Games
  4. Olivier Wolf, CEO, SimpleCloud.io - Remote collaboration and flexible distributed teams is the future of Game development


Panellists TBC


  1. Networking will take place on Gather.Town in the virtual Ukie office here. Please use your name and company when joining (i.e Leon Cliff - Ukie)



At Barclays, we’re playing our part to help the UK Games Industry grow and develop. We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and, building an environment to learn.

That’s why we…

Offer innovative products designed for developers including our tax credit loan

Support businesses to connect, innovate and grow with our Eagle Labs network

Partner with games and esports industry leaders

Help games developers at all levels from grassroots up

Website https://labs.uk.barclays/gamestech

Amazon Game Tech

Amazon Game Tech brings together solutions from across Amazon, for every stage in your game's lifecycle. Whether you're building a game, deploying servers, or trying to reach more customers, we’re here to help you succeed.

Whether you're looking for compute power, database storage, content delivery, or other functionality, AWS has the services to help you build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.

Check out our website.


Introducing Intorqa. A new way to beat cheating in video gaming. Through automated 24/7 monitoring of the web, dark web, and social media, we uncover, analyse, and evaluate hacking and fraud activity at the source as early as possible. This foresight means activity is stopped before impacting the game.

Check out our website.

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