Michael Liebe is CEO and founder of Booster Space and head of the International Games Week Berlin. Booster Space is a brand builder, event organizer and consultant for the games, online technology and “new media” industries: connecting business, technology and culture. Made with Love in Berlin. In the year of VR, 2016, we started developing our first own game: DuelVR – a Western themed multiplayer game designed especially for the HTC Vive interface. In November 16 the company produces the first VR NOW Tech Biz Art conference including high profile international speakers and an award show, hosted by the Virtual Reality association Berlin-Brandenbenburg. Michael is an advocate of crowdfunding and supports Kickstarter as Outreach Games in Europe since January ‘16. In the past 8+ years he has initiated the Action Day for New Talent in Tech, Digital Business and Media, Womenize!, the industry network, games.net berlin-brandenburg, the indie games and art festival, A MAZE., the Digital Games Research Centre of the University of Potsdam (DIGAREC) as well as the Computer Games Collection of European Media Studies at the University of Potsdam, the European Masters program, Ludic Interfaces and many other events and programs surrounding digital media industry and culture. In 2013 he was Project Lead at Germany's leading game developer's event, DGT 13 – Deutsche Gamestage and also worked on the One Spark speaker summit, the German Israel Congress as well as the medienwoche@IFA. Until 2012 he was Advisor – New Media at the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and responsible for marketing and networking for the “New Media” industry in the German capital region. He holds an M.A. in European Media Studies, is advisor and jury member at Startup Weekend, DCP – Deutscher Computerspielpreis and Quo Vadis conference and regularly gives workshops or seminars on the video games industry and on game funding.