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Game dev a finalist for Entrepreneur award

Benjamin Dellaca is named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year. Dellaca is the founder and CEO of Christchurch-based game dev company CerebralFix, and an active member of the NZGDA and presenter at NZGDC.

Ben Dellaca

Ben Dellaca

From his experience at family business Postie Plus, managing import functions Dellaca gained an understanding of the advantages weightless products and distribution could offer. CerebralFix has developed games for major international clients including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Dreamworks and Lionsgate, as well as producing its own games.

The 17 finalists named compete in one of five award categories, Master Entrepreneur, Products, Services, Technology & Emerging Industries, and Young (under 35). Category winners to be named on 21 August. The five category winners then compete for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, the winner being announced on 15 October at an event in Auckland.