Powering the international gaming industry from the Philippines
26 June 2023
To mark MSME Day 2023, we bring to you the story of Alexis Geronga, Business Development Manager at GameOps Inc., a proudly Philippine-owned company
For Micro-, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day 2023, the International Trade Centre (ITC) celebrates small entrepreneurs from all over the world. Small businesses account for 90% of the world's businesses, 60 to 70% of employment, and 50% of the global economy. They contribute to local and national economies and to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Get to know Alexis Geronga in the following interview with the ITC.
Tell us about your company
I am Alexis Geronga, Business Development Manager at GameOps Inc., a proudly Philippine-owned company, has established itself as a frontrunner in the gaming industry, offering cutting-edge solutions to local and international video game companies. With our unwavering commitment to innovation, exceptional expertise, and a deep passion for gaming, GameOps Inc has emerged as a go-to partner for companies seeking comprehensive solutions and unmatched support.
GameOps Inc specializes in game development support, live operations management, localization and global publishing, player support and community management.
What are the challenges you face as a business?
This is a highly competitive business that requires us to be always up-to-date in everything, especially our IT capabilities.
What needs to be done to improve your business?
Right now, we are in expansion mode. We want to have a presence in the EU.
How have you found the support from ITC helpful?
Our participation in the European Union (EU) funded ARISE Plus Philippines project allowed us to solidify our plans to expand to Europe. We are now able to see how we could go about our plans comprehensively. With this guidance, our expansion to the European market is now even more possible. They showed us the way.
What would you say has been your best success as a business so far?
Founded in 2010, GameOps Inc has rapidly grown to become a key player in the gaming ecosystem, offering a wide range of services tailored to the specific needs of video game developers, publishers, and related businesses. Our comprehensive suite of solutions covers every aspect of game operations, ensuring seamless experiences for both game creators and players alike. Our clients are North American and South Korean companies. We also offer market research to our clients.
Your Message to other micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
Be not afraid and be open to partnerships and mentoring programmes offered by the government and other trade organizations because this gives you exposure to the best practices in the market and industry you are in. It widens your perspective and business goals for the long term.