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Get your game startup flying!

Games Factory is an embassy for the gaming industry and a unique community hub in the heart of Helsinki, the Nordic gamedev capital. This is where it all happens: networking events, seminars, game nights, hard work and the best parties. Farm League is a game specific incubator right in the middle of it all.

We are looking for committed teams with ambitious but realistic goals, diversity, possibly previous experience in publishing games, at least one ongoing project, and a stable funding plan. Your startup can be at a very early stage - we've all been there. Both entertainment and serious games are welcome. Program length is tailored, but a minimum of 4 months. Both English and Finnish speaking teams are welcome - the language of group mentoring sessions depends on the language of participants.

You have two program tracks to choose from:

1. BGI only
Baltic Game Incubator (BGI) is a mentoring program funded by the Baltic Game Industry EU project, whic...
Get your game startup flying!

Games Factory is an embassy for the gaming industry and a unique community hub in the heart of Helsinki, the Nordic gamedev capital. This is where it all happens: networking events, seminars, game nights, hard work and the best parties. Farm League is a game specific incubator right in the middle of it all.

We are looking for committed teams with ambitious but realistic goals, diversity, possibly previous experience in publishing games, at least one ongoing project, and a stable funding plan. Your startup can be at a very early stage - we've all been there. Both entertainment and serious games are welcome. Program length is tailored, but a minimum of 4 months. Both English and Finnish speaking teams are welcome - the language of group mentoring sessions depends on the language of participants.

You have two program tracks to choose from:

1. BGI only
Baltic Game Incubator (BGI) is a mentoring program funded by the Baltic Game Industry EU project, which aims to help start-ups and teams to create successful games. It's free for its participants, and includes weekly workshops with experienced professionals plus masterclasses with industry seniors and superstars. You can visit Games Factory or participate online.

What to expect?
- workshops
- masterclasses

OR

2. On-Site
The Farm League offers you day-to-day support and weekly workshops with experienced professionals, masterclasses with industry seniors and superstars, opportunities to get revenue by doing work-for-hire, our community and network of services and support, and a shared office at Games Factory in Kamppi, Helsinki.
The cost for your team is only 50€/person/month.

What to expect?
- workshops
- masterclasses
- day-to-day support
- office space
- network of services
- option to partner with industry top players

You can apply for both tracks with the same form.

Timeline for the January 2019 patch:
26.11.2018 - Application period ends
30.11.2018 - Invitations to the pitching event are sent at the very latest on the date
11.12.2018 - Pitching contest at Games Factory
13.12.2018 - Decisions are announced at the very latest on this date
07.01.2019 - Teams start moving in
15.01.2019 - BGI funded mentoring starts

Curious? Visit us! Farm League tours on Wednesdays, at 16:30, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, building 5. Please book a slot for the tour via suvi@gamesfactory.fi!

Questions? Please contact suvi@gamesfactory.
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Staff

Gabriele Aimone
Admin
Gabriele Aimone Game industry veteran with a passion for helping startups to succeed
Suvi Kiviniemi
Admin
Suvi Kiviniemi Head of Farm League @ Helsinki Games Factory

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