Diversity investment fund WINGS has announced the 10 game development teams selected for the 2023 ELEVATE Mobile Game Accelerator, provided by Code Coven and sponsored by Netflix. This year’s cohort selection represents gender-diverse teams working on a variety of innovative and exciting mobile game projects. This year’s cohort selection includes game dev talent from around the world with team members from India, the Philippines, Pakistan, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, the UK and Canada and the US, each ready to take their projects to the next level.
The 10 teams selected for the 2023 ELEVATE program are:
- Niku Games
- SkyReach Studio
- Glowfrog Games
- Studio Tilia
- Team Gramps
- Spider Lily Studios
- Tiny Fury Games
Teams selected for the WINGS ELEVATE Mobile Game Accelerator will participate in a 4-month global online program that provides the opportunity to develop a game prototype into a pitch-ready state. This year’s program focuses on bringing games to mobile.
The 10 teams receive development guidance, mentoring, business fundamentals and coaching for pitching to investors/publishers, as well as valuable industry connections and community support. Teams will also receive $10,000 USD in milestone-based financial grants during the program.
“We received an incredible number of high-quality applications for this year’s WINGS ELEVATE, and we are excited to now announce the final cohort. We are very excited to work with such diverse and talented teams from around the world and are proud to support their journey to success in the mobile games market.” – Eliana Oikawa, COO at WINGS.
“I’m excited to announce the 10 teams we are supporting with WINGS Elevate, and I can’t wait to bring them on board and deliver this program. We are very proud of the diversity of teams we have on board, and we can’t wait to see their great games grow during the program.” – Cinzia, interim CEO at Code Coven.
WINGS ELEVATE 2023 runs from Monday, August 28, through Friday, December 15, 2023.