Hello

Let’s face it, building a gaming company is tough. Especially in the beginning, with limited resources and support. Our mission is to help you build your own sustainable game studio and together expand the game industry in Belgium.

Check out where your journey starts.

WHAT'S YOUR
STARTING POINT?

DAE Studios’ program is structured into three main stages: discovery, incubation & acceleration. Our program is tailored to your situation, as such there is a chance your journey will differ from others.

Discovery

WHO CAN START
THE DISCOVERY PHASE?

WHAT’S IN IT
FOR YOU?

Find your team

Meet like-minded people, form new teams and build games from scratch.

Grow your skills

Get a taste of new skills, expand your arsenal: brainstorming, user testing, pitching, project management, marketing, …

Meet experts

Learn from experts during presentations and Q&A sessions. Listen to business specialists sharing their expertise.

Join the ecosystem

Work in our co-working space that houses 7 game development studios. A place where students, startups and industries meet.

Start a company

Had fun during the discovery phase and want to continue your journey? We’ll help you take your first steps into the indie startup life! 

Have fun

A perfect starting point in the amazing and fun world of the indie game industry

NEXT UP
IN DISCOVERY

2 Games a month

2 GAMES
A MONTH

18 week program for interns and aspiring entrepreneurs. A meeting-ground for future game studios.

Incubation

WHO CAN START
THE INCUBATION PHASE?

WHAT’S IN IT
FOR YOU?

A place to work

Work in our co-working space for 3 months: the co-creation hub that houses 7 game development studios. A place where students, startups and industries meet.

Grow your skills

Get support from experienced mentors, participate in group coachings and workshops about all topics related to running your own game studio.

Meet experts

Learn from experts during regular presentations and Q&A sessions. Listen to business specialists sharing their personal stories. 

Join the ecosystem

Work along other game development studios pursuing their dreams, share experiences/stories and motivate each other to keep going.

Build your vertical slice

During the 3 months in our co-working space, you receive the opportunity to further develop your IP 

Pitch to our board

Get the chance to go to the next phase and receive funding and further coaching

Acceleration

WHO CAN START
THE ACCELERATION PHASE?

WHAT’S IN IT
FOR YOU?

Funding

Receive €25.000 funding and abovementioned coaching for your game studio. In return DAE Studios participates 10% in your studio.

Mentorship

Get one-on-one support from experts, participate in group coachings and workshops about topics related to game development and running your own game studio.

Work-for-hire projects

DAE Studios provides work-for-hire opportunities for its studios to cover those difficult early days. 

A place to work

Work in our co-working space which houses 7 game development studios. A place where students, startups and industries meet.

Access to talent

Expand your team at the right time with talented individuals from our ecosystem.
Collaborate with students of one of the best educational programs of the world. 

Access to our network

Get access to our global network of industry, publishers, investors and 3rd party contacts. 

Got questions?

Don’t hesitate to book an appointment with us. We are looking forward to explaining you all there is to know.

Make us curious

Best way to get us hooked by your idea? Send us a pitch deck of your game idea and your studio.