Game Garage

What is Game Garage?

Game Garage is a publisher ready acceleration program that aims to give support in all areas for game developers, from project start to release with a wide range of mentors and in-house support available for game startups.

The program is being run in StartersHub office which is located in Istanbul and supported by Netmarble Turkey.

What is the deal?

  • $20.000 seed investment per team
  • Up to $250.000 follow-up investment
  • Free office space and infrastructure
  • Publisher and investor deals
  • 50+ Mentors and consultancy
  • QA and test device & environment facilities
  • Trainings and game development oriented workshops
  • Game related infrastructure support
  • Game related partnership deals that supports developers
  • Legal and accounting support

Who can apply?

Everyone that wants to develop games can apply to the program. That means if you are individual or a team it does not matter because GG provides mix & match events to connect individual devs to meet teams and get involved in a game project.

Applying with a playable demo or showing what team achieved together before increases the chance to be selected.

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StartersHub XO

What is StartersHub XO?

StartersHub XO is a venture building program that provides $20K seed funding, globally engaged mentor network of executives and influencers, private workshops, co-working space, and our partners’ in-kind contributions for selected startups. During this 6-month long global program, we aim to accelerate the growth of startups, and leverage their success. Our successful alumni have chance to raise follow-on investment up to $250K from StartersHub.

Our 2016-17 cohort focuses on “Financial Technologies (FinTech)”, “Internet of Things” and “Big Data” startups.

What is the deal?

  • $20.000 seed investment per team
  • Up to $250.000 follow-up investment
  • Free office space and infrastructure
  • Access to hardware prototyping labs
  • Need based trainings & workshops
  • Mentor matching program
  • Industry specific roundtables
  • Founder dinners with visiting enrepreneurs
  • Exclusive office hours with guest experts

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What is Startupbootcamp Istanbul?

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a leading acceleration program with no geographical or vertical limitations. It is aimed at all tech startups as a local chapter of the number 1 startup accelerator in Europe. Over 3 months, 10 selected startups will be provided with funding and incubation space along with intense mentoring focused on the Shape, Build and Sell stages of product and business development. At the end of the program, you will pitch your company to 250+ investors and partners on Demo Day.

What is the deal?

  • Access to financing and funds – up to $250K through StartersHub
  • Government funds and grants
  • Business development and strategic alliances
  • Legal and financial support
  • Due diligence and valuation
  • Application and product development
  • Creative works
  • Go-to-market and growth hacking
  • Hardware design and production

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