What’s in it for YOU?

DAE studios and its stakeholders aim to create a flourishing game tech ecosystem. We accomplish this by investing in young creative talent with a passion to write their own success story within the entertainment or applied games business. Starting a game development studio is an exciting challenge, we give you the kickstart you need through our accelerator program.

Once selected for the accelerator program, we invest in startups in the early pre-seed phase by:

By joining the accelerator program, you will become a priviliged partner – which means that we will keep on supporting you, even after finishing the program.

Being able to consult a confidant during your first professional steps is crucial. The goal of the accelerator program is to offer you and your team the time and space to work out your business model and games. We can guarantee the right expertise at the right time thanks to our many partners.

Our accelerator program will prepare you for your next milestones which can include pitching in front of investors, applying for a scale-up accelerator, scoring your first subsidy application.. 

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Success stories

Exr Banner DAE Studios website Salty Lemon Virtual Reality

Salty Lemon is developing EXR: a VR rowing simulator

Salty Lemon Entertainment’s currently developing a virtual rowing simulator that makes indoor rowing sessions fun. With the help of Sport Vlaanderen and the Flemish Rowing League (Vlaamse Roeiliga), Salty Lemon aims to create the ‘Zwift’ of rowing in order to add an interactive layer

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Michiel Houwen

Michiel Houwen

Managing Director

Nelson Mandelaplein 2, 8500 Kortrijk – Belgium


Call for new projects - 2022

Let's talk about how DAE Studios can help you realise your own game or studio