Introducing the Growing Pains Accelerator: Business strategy help for toy and game inventors

Joel Silverman, CEO at KidsKnowBest, details the firm’s new Growing Pains Accelerator, an initiative designed to help inventors, designers and start-ups with mentoring, collaboration and practical services worth at least £150,000.

Hues and Cues inventor Scott Brady on creativity, limits and getting to market

After launching his first game at New York Toy Fair, Scott Brady talks ideas, colours – and trading on the Moon.

Asmodee embarks on Dobble licensing push with Paw Patrol, Pixar, Marvel and Minions versions

“We’re excited to be partnering with four iconic brands on an ambitious release schedule as we continue to take Dobble from strength to strength,” said Asmodee’s Anil Boodhoo.

Spin Master welcomes back Rich Mazel and promotes Dougal Grimes and Harrie Sivanander as part of Inventor Relations shake-up

“We’re doubling down on innovation, Inventor Relations and new product development, and investing heavily in a future full of new projects and great new toys,” said Ben Dermer, SVP of Creative Development at Spin Master.

LEGO debuts Botanical Collection designed to help adults “switch off and relax”

“The customisable elements and mindful building experience will hopefully help them express their personality as their creativity blossoms,” said LEGO Design Lead Jamie Berard.

Rubik’s Cube movie and game show in the works

“In partnership with Hyde Park we look forward to creating film, television, and game show content for global audiences,” said Endeavor Content’s Graham Taylor.

Otrio inventor Brady Peterson on dreaming ideas, pitching and what’s next…

Inventor Brady Peterson on Otrio, magnets… And the BIG lesson he learned early.

IMC Toys bolsters design team with Elise Hounslow

“After a long drive, dodging the lockdowns and jumping the Brexit hurdles, it’s not been the easiest of transitions, but I finally made it to Barcelona where I’m excited to be joining the IMC Toys team,” said Hounslow.

Core Home launches new games brand, Yellow Cab Games

While the development of the products is ongoing, Yellow Cab Games is actively seeking talent in the game development arena to help guide their new initiative.

Spin Master welcomes Max Rangel as Global President and details next stage in company’s “evolution”

Spin Master’s Co-Founders and current Co-CEOs, Ronnen Harary and Anton Rabie, will work closely with Rangel over the next several months to ensure a seamless transition, following which they will continue their leadership of the strategic path for Spin Master in their roles on the Board.

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