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Entrepreneurs Unplugged With Brenda Gershkovitch, CEO of Silicon Sisters Interactive

On November 24th, 2014, Brenda Gershkovitch, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Sisters Interactive told her story to a packed house at the Streaming Cafe at Entrepreneurs Unplugged.

Silicon Sisters Interactive is the first female owned and run gaming studio in Canada, focusing on creating high quality video games for women and girls.

On November 24th, 2014, Brenda Gershkovitch, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Sisters Interactive told her story to a packed house at the Streaming Cafe at Entrepreneurs Unplugged.

Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Brenda Gershkovitch from Accelerate Okanagan on Vimeo.

Brenda was previously the Managing Partner of Deep Fried Entertainment Inc., building sports and racing games for the Nintendo Wii, the Nintendo Dual Screen (DS) and the Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) with publishing partners Sega of American and Take Two Sports.

EU Brenda3.jpgLaunched in 2011, Brenda became CEO and co-founder of Silicon Sisters Interactive, a female focused studio building top quality games for Women and Girls. The studio has successfully introduced a tween series called School26 to iO/S and Android. http://www.school26.ca

The studio is currently working on creating "Romance" as a viable genre in the video game sector, and has introduced a series for adult women called "Everlove" September 2013.

Brenda frequently speaks at Conferences on a wide range of issues including: Women in Games, Change Management, Emerging Video Games Markets, and Legal issues in Video Games. 

She is a board member of DIGIBC, and sits on the Advisory Board of Women in Games International, in LA. Brenda is a past board member of the Canadian Video Game Awards and Advisory Board member of GDC Canada, and has been a visiting lecturer at both Vancouver Film School and the Centre for Digital Media teaching the business of video games.

Brenda is currently studying Law at the University of British Columbia, with a focus on Intellectual Property and Digital Media Law.

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What is Entrepreneurs Unplugged?

Seasoned entrepreneurs share their startup journeys at the Streaming Cafe and on Livestream. Ryan Holmes, Steve Blank, Geoffrey Moore, Rasool Rayani, Jonathan Wolske, Sascha Williams, Robert Reich, Lane Merrifield and Lance Priebe are just a few of the amazing entrepreneurs that we have featured at Entrepreneurs Unplugged.

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