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Games For Change Launches Accelerator Program For Developers

Advocacy group Games For Change (G4C) is teaming up with social impact investment firm i(x) Investments and venture capital group Quake Capital to launch an accelerator program for game developers, it announced on Tuesday. The Games For Change Accelerator will deploy capital in areas of human need, G4C said, creating opportunity and change that is scalable, measurable, and has significant impact. The program will admit two developer classes per year, known as “cohorts,” who will go to Quake’s New York offices over a four-month period and receive support and funding for their projects.

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Games For Change Launches Accelerator Program For Developers

During GDC in San Francisco today the team behind New York-based nonprofit Games for Change announced they've partnered with Quake Capital and I(x) Investments to launch the Games for Change Accelerator.It's a program to help support devs who are making games or other projects (including XR projects) "dedicated to measurable social impact goals", and every year two groups of applicants will be invited to Quake's New York offices to spend four months working on their projects with funding and other forms of support.

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Games For Change Accelerator to offer funding and support for social impact games

The advocacy group Games for Change is launching an accelerator that will provide funding, support and guidance for developers making games and mixed reality products for social impact.The Games for Change Accelerator is the result of a collaboration with two investors: i(x) Investments, which specialises in social impact, and the VC firm Quake Capital.The Accelerator will admit two "cohorts" of developers each year, who will work out of Quake Capital's New York offices for a period of five months. The support those developers receive will include initial funding, but also help with finding partners, help with marketing strategy, and assistance with future funding opportunities.

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Games for Change Launches Accelerator Program for Gaming and XR Industry

The Games for Change non-profit organisation has announced the launch of its Games for Change Accelerator programme to continue its mission empowering video game creators and social innovators to impact real-world change. The programme has been launched in partnership with investment firm i(x) investments and venture capital group Quake Capital. i(x) investments invest in areas of human need such as Renewable Energy, Green Commercial Real Estate, Carbon to Value, Gender Equality, Media, Education, Technology, and Health, which is why the accelerator has aligned with the company to deploy capital where it should have a significant impact.

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Games for Change Launches Accelerator for ‘Social Impact’ Gaming in K-12

Game developers focused on influencing the classroom experience are among those eligible for funding and support from a new accelerator launched by Games for Change.In partnership with i(x) investments, a social impact investment firm, and Quake Capital, a venture capital group and startup accelerator, the Games for Change Accelerator will offer funding from $150,000 to $500,000 to five teams selected for the first cohort, with the goal of tackling real-world challenges.Projects will be considered that “can deliver a sustainable business model, as well as drive measurable impact,” said Susanna Pollack, Games for Change president, in an interview.

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GDC 2019: Games for Change launches accelerator program aimed at games and XR industry

Non-profit organisation Games for Change has partnered with i(x) investments and Quake Capital to launch an accelerator program for the games and XR Industry.The program promises to provide capital investment, resources, mentorship, partnerships, and more to developer classes. As part of this, the initiative will bring two classes per year to Quake’s New York offices over a five-month period to support and fund their project.Quake is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund contributor, while i(x) is a social impact investment firm.

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