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Juha Vainio's Blog

 

Juha Vainio

Lead Producer of CONTROL at Remedy Entertainment
ex-CEO at Epic Owl Ltd

Leadership and management professional in Games, SW R&D, UX, Mobile.
13+ years of management and leadership experience from companies such as Epic Owl, Rovio, Nokia, Accenture.

Web: www.yuuhaw.com
Twitter: @yuuhaw
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/juhavainio

 

 

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Posted by Juha Vainio on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:14:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Epic Owl's CEO Juha Vainio talks about his learnings while trying to raise an investment for Epic Owl during the first year of business.


Posted by Juha Vainio on Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:12:00 EDT in Design, Production, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Epic Owl's CEO Juha Vainio writes about the meaning of Minimum Viable Products in mobile game production.


Posted by Juha Vainio on Tue, 14 Jul 2015 02:53:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Epic Owl's CEO Juha reveals the steps Epic Owl walked along the journey of their first game production.


Posted by Juha Vainio on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:44:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Epic Owl's Juha writes about how to found a company in Finland and handle the bureaucracy of getting some initial seed investment in.


Posted by Juha Vainio on Wed, 20 May 2015 02:13:00 EDT in Production, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
In his third Epic Owl blog posting, Juha is contemplating the dangers of processes and offers some insight on how to overcome them.


Posted by Juha Vainio on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:22:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Epic Owl's CEO Juha writes about how to go about funding a game startup in Finland and how to avoid some of the pitfalls on the way. An interesting and eye opening article even if you aren't from Finland.



Juha Vainio's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 01/20/2016 - 01:14]

Hi Andreas, r n r ...

Hi Andreas, r n r nThanks for your comment r n r nThe reason I didn 't include any numbers to the post was that I felt they were beside the point I was trying to make. The point being that even though the metrics were good, even though we ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/03/2015 - 01:12]

Thanks everybody for your comments. ...

Thanks everybody for your comments. r n r nWarren, I agree about the Maximum Possible Game. My road there goes via Minimum Viable Products, but there are other roads as well. But yes, well said about giving to the players and learning. r n r nThanks r n r n ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/20/2015 - 02:13]

Thanks for your comments Keith, ...

Thanks for your comments Keith, Paul and Judy r n r nYes, the inspiration for my article came from the fact that there are lots and lots of people who have written lots and lots of books about how a single process can fix everything just as long as you ...