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Prototype Funding Insights: Dos and Don'ts for your application

Gamecity
September 8, 2021 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm
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Want to apply for Prototype Funding? Join this workshop for insights and a Q&A round w/ Dennis Schoubye, project lead at Gamecity Hamburg

This online workshop is primarily directed at game developers who want to apply for the Hamburg Prototype Funding. Registrations by these developers will be prioritized for this workshop. In addition, as long as tickets are available, all participants interested in the workshop topics are welcome. Register here.

After an initial overview of the steps needed to apply for the funding, we will share some dos and don’ts when applying for the prototype funding. Among other things insights will be shared about:

  • What is important when pitching your project?
  • How to introduce your team to the Awarding Committee?
  • Why a proper market analysis is key for pitching your project
  • How to focus on the convincing USPs of your project
  • Common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid in your application

After the presentations, there will be sufficient time for a Q&A and to answer individual questions. Depending on the participants, the workshop will be held in English or German.

Agenda

  • 4 pm – Welcome
  • 4:05 pm – Presentation: Introduction to the Hamburg prototype funding & Dos and Dont's for your application
  • 4:35 pm – Q&A and open discussion
  • 5:30 pm – end of event

Host

Dennis Schoubye (Project Lead / Gamecity Hamburg)

As Project Lead for Gamecity Hamburg, Dennis Schoubye is the contact person for all topics concerning Hamburg as a games hub and for the prototype funding with a volume of more than two million euros until 2023. As a location initiative, Gamecity Hamburg supports, connects, and makes the diverse games ecosystem in Hamburg visible. Dennis has seen a lot of pitches for games – the good ones and the bad ones.

Hamburg Prototype Funding

The Hamburg Prototype Funding supports developers and game studios (natural and legal persons) to create a prototype for digital games. The non-repayable funds will be granted with a maximum of 80,000 euros and a maximum of 80 percent of the eligible costs. Learn more.

Gamecity Hamburg is the contact for prototype funding in Hamburg – from the first consultation appointment to the transfer of the grant.

The application phase for the second funding round in 2021 runs from August 30 to October 18.

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