What is the GamesForge Incubation Programme?


Teams that produce products to be developed in PC-Console, Mobile, GameTech, and other game development verticals.

GamesForge Incubation Programme is an online entrepreneurship programme where we embark on a nine-month journey of intensive development and investor meetings with fun and dynamic game companies that have completed the Pre-Alpha phase and are moving full throttle towards the Beta phase.

What Will We Do Together?

  • We will attend training sessions to unlock the secrets of game entrepreneurship.
  • We will prepare the necessary roadmaps to create a systematic structure for teams aiming to be successful companies.
  • We will turn our prototypes into pre-alphas.
  • We will participate in many events to expand our network.
  • We will meet with mentors to improve the quality of our project.
  • We will help our community and strengthen the sense of a supportive community.
  • But most importantly, we will have a lot of fun and develop games.

What Does the GamesForge
Incubation Programme Offer?

Office space at StartGate Campus for 3 promising companies identified by StartGate

Shared workspace where you can be part of the ecosystem

Participation in training sessions to enhance your skills and talents

High-speed internet to support your work

Guidance from mentors to address any questions you may have

Access to meeting rooms for your group meetings

Networking opportunities to help you become recognised in the game ecosystem

Music room where you can create music or relax

Perks offered by the StartGate ecosystem to make your life easier (AWS, Google For StartUps, ClickUp, Marketing, and many more)

PodCast and Vlog Studio for your broadcasts

Priority access to other programmes at StartGate after graduation

Sleep capsules for resting at the 24/7 living StartGate campus

Access to the investor pool after graduation

Game room to experience new gaming adventures or connect with your gamer roots

Opportunity for successful companies to showcase their products at StartGate The Arena Of Glory Demo Day

Acoustic meeting cabins for undisturbed personal meetings

24/7 access to StartGate Campus

Unlimited access to delicious and always fresh coffee and tea

GamesForge Incubation
Programme Application Criteria

  • Your team and project must operate in at least one of the following StartGate verticals:
    • Game Development
    • Game Technologies Development
    • Game Industry Service Development
  • Founders or co-founders must be over 18 years old.
  • The team must be incorporated.
  • The team must be ready for the challenging competition in the gaming industry and consist of at least 2 people.
  • The team must be willing to support you in this challenge and ready to meet StartGate's performance indicators.
  • The team must be able to develop their pre-alpha prototypes into beta within 9 months.
  • An engaging and informative pitch deck that describes your team and project is required.
  • After passing the initial evaluation, you need to have the following documents to support your evaluation process and show us that you have planned "Do you really want to exist in the gaming industry?" well:
    • Game Design Document
    • Project Development Document
    • Business Strategy Document
    • Market Analysis Document
    • Market Strategy Document
    • Financial Projection Document
  • In the application form, a video answering the following questions should be added to the "Introduction Video" section, which should not exceed 3 minutes and 250 MB:
    • Why do you want to enter the gaming world and make a name for yourself?
    • Why do you want to be a part of StartGate?
    • Why do you think your game will excite people?
  • The team must resonate with StartGate's culture, values, and goals, reinforcing an inclusive and supportive ecosystem perception.


The Opportunities Provided by the GamesForge Program

Free Coworking Space


Business Coaching Support

Benefitting from the STARTGATE "Ecosystem Member" Network

Opportunity to Attend StartGate Events

Perk Support


Are you ready for an adventure that will make your dreams come true?

If you have incorporated, completed the pre-alpha stage, and want to create unique experiences and make your name resonate in the gaming universe, apply now and become a part of the supportive and developing community of gamers, the"StartGate Ecosystem"!