Another piece of press pie… right on my birthday too. :)
“Indian youngsters have always held the world in their thrall with their acumen for the sciences, but now theyre extending their intellectual influence to the arts and business as well. To the growing list of global performers, you can now add one more name: Shailesh Prabhu (aka Slash, after the Guns n Roses lead guitarist). Prabhu, is set to represent India at the International Young Interactive Entrepreneur event, to be held in the UK.”
Read the whole article – DNA – Mumbai.
AnimationXpress had my interview after the IYIE award.
“Shailesh Prabhu, Founder/Director of gaming company Yellow Monkey Studios is the Indian winner of the Young Interactive Entrepreneur Awards (YIEA) 2008 conducted by the British Council, on September 10, 2008. Prabhu will represent India for the international competition held in the United Kingdom.
Prabhu was selected as winner from among the seven finalists by a panel of judges which included Somethin’ Else Director of Strategy Paul Bennun; Games2Win Founder and CEO Alok Kejriwal and British Council’s Beatrice Pembroke.
AnimationXpress.com had a chat with the young and dynamic Shailesh, on his plans for the competition and the UK trip.”
Catch the interview at AnimationXpress
Thanks to the British Council’s IYIE award, we got some cool press coverage!
Here’s one article from Hindustan Times – Mumbai.
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I represented Yellow Monkey Studios in British Council’s International Young Interactive Entrepreneur Award 2008 (whew!) or IYIE 2008. We won the India leg of the competition!!! :) and we will be representing India at the International event to be held in London. I will be travelling to the UK for that in mid November. Exciting Stuff…
You can read more about the competition here.