Episode Description

cc: growth journeys from emerging ecosystems to global markets.

Akin started Tripledot Studios, a mobile gaming studio, and Luna Labs, a playable ads platform, in 2018. In the beginning of 2021, he exited Luna Labs to the Israeli unicorn IronSource, and also raised a $78M round for Tripledot Studios. He is an advisor and investor to many major gaming companies globally.

What’s in this episode?

1) Exited Luna Labs to IronSource (raised $555M) in February

2) Raised $85M for Tripledot Studios (annual revenue $100M+) in March

3) Why gaming is more science than art

4) How Akin supports his ‘circle of friends’ while also creating $100M+ businesses

5) Rule of thumb metrics in gaming

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Enis Hulli

500 Istanbul – General Partner

Enis aims to cultivate and grow local ecosystems, help talented entrepreneurs in building explosive businesses that will re-shape the future. As a General Partner at 500 Startups, Enis works to integrate Central Eastern Europe and Turkey with Silicon Valley. He has done 40+ investments that have collectively raised more than $300M in the past 3 years.