Huobi Ventures Weekly Report #37

Huobi Ventures Weekly Insights

  1. Stage Dilemma — Blockchain gaming projects only have two or three fundraising rounds, which requires very high investment skills for investors;
  2. Hardcore Gamer Dilemma — It is very hard for investors to abandon their own tastes;
  3. Prototype is hard to understand — Prototype is playable but ugly, which is difficult for investors to get it at first glance;
  4. Team is important but not everything — Experienced game developers may have path dependencies;
  5. How the Web3.0 is being integrated and is the team capable of making the product?
  1. Market Opportunities — good gaming projects have to identify what are the market opportunities such as unserved audience, under-realized products & disreputable market and whether they are going to use an inside-out or outside-in approach;
  2. Product Thesis — How the founding team differentiate and how they defend;
  3. Audience — The founding team has to recognize potential audience groups. For instance, who are the core players (the target market that must be reached), who are the growth players and who are the breakout players;
  4. GTM strategy — which region you are going to penetrate first, how you build up your community and how to do user acquisition;
  5. Web3.0 feature integration — how to reasonably integrate tokenomics, NFT, Governance and guilds with in-game economy.

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