Alex Fleetwood will be joining the crowdfunding panel at the event, chaired by Dynamo PR's Heather Delaney.

Beasts of Balance creator to share crowdfunding insights at Inventors Workshop 2016

Alex Fleetwood, CEO of Sensible Object and creator of Beasts of Balance (formerly known as Fabulous Beasts) will be speaking on a crowdfunding panel at this year’s Inventors Workshop.

Beasts of Balance has enjoyed widespread acclaim from players and press this year, winning the Indiecade Technology Award and raising over $250,000 on Kickstarter. The game launches with select global retailers later this year.

"We used Kickstarter to find our first cohort of fans and to fund our first manufacturing run," said Fleetwood. "It was and continues to be an incredible experience, and I hope we’ll be using Kickstarter for years to come.

"It’s much more than just a crowdfunding platform – it’s a company run by people with strong values and a desire to help makers realise their dreams."

Heather Delaney, one of the world’s most influential crowdfunding PR specialists, is chairing the panel and the final speakers joining this session will be revealed shortly.

This year’s Inventors Workshop will be at held at Whittlebury Hall in Northampton on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. The event is set to bring together leading inventors, distributors, retailers, investors and design students, all of whom are looking to discover new ideas, make new connections and stay at the forefront of innovation in toys.

To book tickets to this year’s event, click here. For sponsorship opportunities, and to be pitched to by inventors at the Workshop, email or

For general information on the event, email or call 01992 515305.

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Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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