The Gaming Lounge and PitchFest By Eximius Ventures

08 – 09  December 2021

The Gaming

A global virtual event to stay on top of gaming trends and network with industry players. Join leaders and investors in unveiling the past, present and future of gaming.

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Pioneers of Gaming Industry

Our speakers

Nitish Mittersain

Joint MD & Founder, Nazara Technologies, the only public gaming company from India with a market cap of 8000 Cr ($1 Bn+)

Malte Barth

Founding Partner at BITKRAFT Ventures. He also served as Head of Esports at Modern Times Group (Stockholm)

Rajan Navani

Vice Chairman & MD of the Indian arm of Jetline Group of companies and Founder CEO of JetSynthesys

About The Gaming Lounge 2021

While the pandemic slowed down our physical world, the power of connecting virtually kept us moving.

During this time, the gaming industry has shined through even brighter, evolving rapidly with a growing user base and fulfilling social needs. ‘The Gaming Lounge 2021’ brings you:

  • A 2-day virtual event
  • Industry leaders and investor from the global gaming community
  • Panels on defining trends and revealing the next big opportunities in the gaming sector
  • A Pitch Competition for up-and-coming startups to present their ideas, claim the winning spot, and get quick seed funding


Listen to top gaming founders, VCs, investors and business leaders

Keynote Sessions

Featuring the best-in-gaming


Catch global leaders for inspiration and unique insights during keynote sessions on the evolution of gaming in India and in the world, how to build for the global gaming audience, and more. 

Session 1 – The World is Watching: The Indian Gaming Evolution with Nitish Mittersain

Session 2 – The Evolution of Games Worldwide with Eitan Reisel

Session 3 – Emerging Trends and How Gamers can Build from India for the World with Rajan Navani

Panel Discussions

Join thought provoking panels

Catch leaders who have built and supported some of the most successful gaming companies, as well as helped shape the industry into what we know today.

Speakers span countries such as India, the US, the UK, Singapore, and will share their knowledge across trending topics like crypto, esports, gaming laws, and more.

  • 2 days
  • 6 Panels
  • 30+ Speakers (🇮🇳 🇬🇧 🇸🇬 🇺🇸 🇮🇱 🇪🇺)

BGMI Ultimate Rising

Let the battle begin!

Catch top players unleash their gaming talent for a BGMI Exhibition Match. Register yourself and your team for free to claim a prize pool of ₹4 lakhs at the semi final and final levels

  • 1,000 teams participate in the qualifying round
  • Top 200 will compete in the group stage
  • Top 40 will enter the quarter finals
  • Top 5 games will make it to the semi finals

The first VC in India to host a BGMI Tournament! 

Pitch Your Gaming Startup

Is your startup building for the new Indian gamer?

Pitch your next big idea and level up with investor support. Inviting early-stage Indian startups to register for The Gaming Lounge’s Pitch Competition.

How this works:

  • Register your startup
  • Top 10 startups will have a call with Eximius Ventures
  • Top 5 startups will get opportunity to pitch to VCs 

Ecosystem Partners

Media Partners