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Games for Brands

The ubiquity of mobile devices and games bring exciting opportunity for brands to reach new audiences and engage consumers.  We are helping brands and agencies cut through the noise with our rigorous focus on creating measurable value

Open Innovation

Tenshi teams deliver an open innovation programme, partnering SMEs with organisations looking for new solutions and partners.  Our proven model has delivered results across sectors from finance to fashion

Games Studio Business Development

We work with studios to grow their development business.  In today's market studios need a clear-headed strategy, and whether through work-for-hire or self published IP studios need the right partners to survive and thrive. We work with regional agencies to connect and promote businesses they support

Due Diligence

We have experience of both sides of the due diligence process and can advise investors considering opportunities in the digital and games space.  We have also worked with games publishers sourcing and evaluating development partners

Games Analytics

Tenshi is building an analytics team, focused on mobile games, that can help optimise the acquisition, retention and monetization of your app.  We get our hands dirty working with development teams and crunching the data whilst providing meaning and context for project sponsors

Research

From Q4 2013 Tenshi is building up it's research offering and are offering clients the opportunity to build on our on-going work scanning, measuring and analysing the digital economy (with an initial focus on UK games industry)

Access to Finance

We support SMEs in the digital/creative space with our investment readiness programmes, finance finding capabilities and offer a specific programme for SMEs who are looking to access grant funding

Bespoke engagements

At Tenshi up to a third of our activity defies categorisation.  If you have a problem to solve in the games business, give us a call and we'll see if we can help

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Games Studio Business Development

Games for Brands

Open Innovation

Access to Finance

We recently helped a start-up UK games studio acquire a celebrity license and a publishing deal for a digital console and mobile title

We have worked with Coca-Cola on its gaming activities including a groundbreaking partnership with PlayStation

We work with the UK Government's Technology Strategy Board on it's IC Tomorrow programme providing funding and partnerships for innovative SMEs across a broad range of sectors

Tenshi's partners have helped a start-up social network, initially in securing seed investment and now in its efforts to secure grant finance to commercialise its prototype

Due Diligence

Games Analytics

Research

Tenshi was tasked with assessing the market viability and project risks associated with a potential media fund investment into the development of a high profile console game

Tenshi has provided game analytics on behalf of a publisher working with a Swedish developer on a mobile game.  Our analysis has delivered clear practical direction to optimise the promotion and user experience of the title

Tenshi is commencing a new project working with an industry partner to map and measure a sector of the UK digital economy over several years

Among the weird and wonderful other projects, Tenshi has delivered boot-camps for Creative England to start-up digital SMEs with sessions on everything from how to pitch a game, to tax incentives for the creative industries

Bespoke engagements

Latest Blog:

The customer is always wrong! Why tech companies could use some humility

 

Within the tech world it sometimes seems as if the old adage that the customer is always right has been replaced with “the customer will be right in about a year, when we’ve finally forced them to agree with us”.

 

Go to an Apple store, for example, and ask one of the friendly and frighteningly enthused staff for a laptop with DVD drive and you’ll see what I mean.

 

In the era of the cloud, Apple simply doesn’t believe in such solid state storage, which is why its new range of MacBooks feature neither optical drives nor much in the way of flash storage (just 128GB on the cheapest Macbook Air.)

 

 

 

 

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Latest Blog:

Whatsapp with that? Facebook feels the pain of messaging

It’s not often that I feel sorry for the social networking cash machine that is Facebook but this has been one of those weeks.

 

Late last Wednesday, Facebook announced it had bought messaging services Whatsapp for $19bn, leading to instant, scathing reports that it had overpaid; three days later Whatsapp went down for several hours interrupting many people’s plans for Saturday night and leading to an avalanche of negative publicity; then on Monday rival messaging service Telegram announced it had added five million new users in just 24 hours following the Whatsapp outage. It’s enough to give Mark Zuckerberg his first grey hair.

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