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Gaming Accelerators & Incubators

Top 9 Accelerators and Incubators in the Gaming Industry

Gaming accelerators and incubators have risen in popularity in the last few years. You'll find the best 9 in this article.

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The Gaming industry has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Gaming startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 9 best accelerators and incubators in the Gaming industry.


9 Gaming Accelerators and Incubators

1) COINS GROUP

1) COINS GROUP

Blockchain Ventures: Global Capital and Marketing Resources

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Virginia Lam
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

2) Plarium

2) Plarium

Plarium is an online platform that allows avid gamers all over the world to create mobile and communal experiences.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Israel
  • City: Herzliya
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Avraham (Avi) Shalel, Michael Morgovsky, Ron Rofe
  • Number of investments: 3

You can find their website here.

3) Sputnik ATX

3) Sputnik ATX

Sputnik ATX is a maker-founder-focused VC fund and business accelerator. We invest in pre-seed - B rounds and are unconcerned about the industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Austin
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Joe Merrill, Oksana Mindyuk Malysheva
  • Number of investments: 55
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

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4) Outlier Ventures Base Camp

4) Outlier Ventures Base Camp

Outlier Ventures Base Camp finances pre-seed ventures and serves as a launch pad for them.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: London
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of investments: 36
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

5) The FIS FinTech Accelerator in Partnership with The Venture Center

5) The FIS FinTech Accelerator in Partnership with The Venture Center

FIS and The Venture Center have formed a relationship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Little Rock
  • Started in: 2015
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

6) GameFounders

6) GameFounders

GameFounders is a European business incubator that gives seed funding to gaming entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malaysia
  • City: Kuala Lumpur
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Kadri Ugand, Lauri Antalainen, Paul Bragiel, Sven Illing
  • Number of investments: 64
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

7) İTÜ Çekirdek

7) İTÜ Çekirdek

TÜ ekirdek was established in 2011.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Turkey
  • City: Istanbul
  • Started in: 2011
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

8) 4.0 Schools

8) 4.0 Schools

Early-stage education incubators support startups that are changing the way we teach and learn.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New Orleans
  • Founders: Matt Candler

You can find their website here.

9) Carbon

9) Carbon

Carbon is a video game development-focused startup incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Romania
  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2016

You can find their website here.

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