On September 1 the lobby of GameFounders Asia HQ was full of excited game developers from all over the world- from Latin America and Europe to South East Asia. They have all stepped out of their comfort zone and are ready to take the world by storm, starting with Kuala Lumpur, the new home of GameFounders Asia.
The location is not the only new thing for GameFounders. Never before have there beed game developers participating from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines- the talent of South East Asia is really shining through and we are excited to work with them.
That is not all, the news keep on coming. Starting from this cycle we also have a new feature to give more support to the local ecosystem. We have an accelerator LITE program for ten teams from Malaysia, which is a lighter version of the main program. The LITE teams get to experience some of the mentors, get an intro to pitching as well as playtesting and strategic planning of the future of their studio. We hope this helps bring even more local teams into the accelerator for the next cycle!
From casual puzzles to strategy games, from mobile phones to VR, we have projects with each teams’ soul in them and that’s what got them selected for the GameFounders Asia program. They have 3 months of intense mentoring, lectures and information to adsorb and bring them closer to their goals. Game on!
We are very proud to be supported by MDeC to create a place for young game studios to grow in SEA.