Joyride Games is a cutting-edge web3 gaming studio revolutionizing the mobile gaming experience with unique NFT integrations. Today we explore the exciting world of blockchain-based gaming with guest and CEO Omar Siqqidui, and discover how the use of non-fungible tokens is changing the way we play and own our favorite games. From in-game collectibles to fully-owned virtual worlds, Joyride Games is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in mobile gaming. Don’t miss out on the ride of a lifetime – tune in to Episode 196 of The Nifty Show!
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Joyride is a Web3 publishing platform for game developers backed by leading blockchain partners such as SuperLayer, Coinbase Ventures, Dapper Labs, Solana Ventures, KuCoin, and OpenSea. See all games here: https://www.onjoyride.com/games
Optimized for the Unity ecosystem, Joyride allows game developers to build and launch blockchain-powered mobile, casual games. Joyride’s technology includes a multi-chain wallet with end-to-end support to develop, publish, and scale quality titles.
Joyride’s initial game releases include Solitaire Blitz and Trickshot Blitz, both of which are top 5 blockchain games. Upcoming releases include its NFT-based role-playing game Tennis Champs which had its Tennis Champs Genesis NFT collection sold out in 30 seconds on its debut.
FEATURED GUEST: OMAR SIDDIQUI
Omar Siddiqui is an entrepreneur, investor, and faculty member at Stanford. He currently serves as the CEO of Joyride Games, a Web3 games publisher building the next generation of blockchain games. His previous leadership roles include VP and Studio GM at the Walt Disney Company for its leading social and mobile studio, and CEO of Kiwi, Inc., a mobile Android games company. In these roles, Omar has built global teams to design games that have entertained 300 million+ people, won industry awards, and achieved Top 25 Grossing ranks.
Before his entrepreneurial career, Omar worked in strategy, design, and finance at IDEO, McKinsey, and Bain Capital. He is also a faculty member at the Stanford Design School and a General Partner at Graph Ventures, a seed investment firm. His educational background includes a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and an AB (Honors) degree from Harvard College.
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