Get your game idea ready for business.

Apply to Sweden Game Startup and
turn your game idea into a company.

You have an idea?

That's great!

An idea can be the beginning of an exciting journey to the global games market.

Our business coaches have more than 20 years of experience within games combined, and will support you along the way when you create a sustainable game company. Just ask our alumni companies, such as Iron Gate Studio, Coffee Stain Studios, Hiber and many more.

Apply to Sweden Game Startup. Believe in your idea and we will believe in you.

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Years of experience in business development
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Teams in the program
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Game companies started
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Sweden Game Startup graduates
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Jobs created through Sweden Game Startup
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Game business modules

About Sweden Game Startup

It's not a coincedence that the world is talking about the Swedish Gaming Wonder. In fact, Sweden is one of the world's leading gaming nation. A lot of the successes have started in our startup program at Sweden Game Startup, such as Iron Gate Studio with Valheim, Coffee Stain Studios with Goat Simulator and PocApp Studios with Castle Cats.

Since the program started, we have helped more than 100 game companies with business development. Needless to say, we have a long history of supporting teams to develop their ideir idea into a sustainable game company.

You can join our startup program from all over Sweden. If you don't live in Skövde or Gothenburg, where we offer office space, you can join the program online.

How does it work?

The startup program is built in two phases, which contains game business development workshops and lectures.

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Why should I apply?

Business development

You're the expert of your own idea. We are here to help you with the business side of things such as sharpen your pitch to investors and publishers, and identify possible opportunities going forward. Long story short, together we develop your idea into a company.

Strong community

Sweden Game Arena has a strong and tight-knit community of professional and aspiring game developers, which you will be a part of when you join the startup program. We have a big network of publishers and investors and often arrange events to help you broaden your network.

Network with capital

The startup program has a big network of publishers and investors and Sweden Game Arena often arrange events to help you broaden your network. Sweden Game Startup is a non-profit organization.

Dilaram Massimova, CEO of PocApp Studios
"I dont know any other place or setting like this. I wouldn't have started the company if it weren't for this startup program"

Dilaram Massimova, CEO of PocApp Studios

Rickard Frisegård, CEO of Stunlock Studios
"Sweden Game Startup gave us a chance to pursue our dream. Now millions of people across the world enjoy our games”

Rickard Frisegård, CEO of Stunlock Studios

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