GUILD ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Overview

In partnership with Animoca Brands, Brinc has launched a virtual program helping startups to build Play-to-Earn (P2E) Gaming Guilds globally. 2021 was the breakout year for blockchain gaming with the phenomenal rise of Axie Infinity and gaming guilds such as Yield Guild Games, Avocado Guild, Merit Circle, etc. The Guild Accelerator Program will be an integral part of fostering the P2E growth by sharing innovation, best practices and scaling fundamentals to optimize the performance and growth of gaming guilds. 

The revolution in gaming is set against the backdrop of the rise of AI and Automation which will result in a seismic societal shift with many industries and jobs being adversely impacted as a result. Our view is that managing digital assets inside games and metaverses will be a major source of income for hundreds of millions of people in the developing world helping to offset the inevitable job losses from AI and Automation.

The Guild Accelerator will identify, mentor, and invest in best-in-class early stage (single digit thousands of players/scholars) gaming guilds across various geographies, game types and methodologies in the blockchain/NFT gaming space that are growing the Play-to-Earn revolution and ultimately enabling milllions of people to earn a living or meaningfully supplement their incomes globally. 

Join the leading pioneer in accelerating Play-to-Earn across the multiverse and the metaverse. Do well while doing good. Guild Accelerator participants get access and support from the best network of mentors and experts available.

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Our Offer

In partnership with Animoca Brands,
we invest between USD $250,000 to USD $500,000 immediate funding for equity and future token / NFT supply.

Ticket Size: USD $250,000 – $500,000 

Advisory Shares: Negotiable

Token Grant: Negotiable

Why Join Us?

The program is designed to support gaming guilds to expand using best-in-class practices and focusing on these three main areas:

  1. Scholar Management
    Participants will learn optimal methods for attracting, training, retaining and optimizing scholarship recipients to expand the number of scholars while maintaining performance.  We’ll explore marketing techniques, leveraging Discord and other channels, onboarding and training practices and best-in-class methods for keeping scholars motivated, engaged and incentivized.

     

  2. Asset Acquisition and Management
    We’ll explore how to best acquire NFTs through purchase, renting and breeding and which existing and upcoming games to focus on.

     

  3. Operational Success 
    Guilds in the program will learn and share products and processes to best manage and scale guilds.
 

In addition to funding, startups accepted into the program will receive hands-on support from Brinc and Animoca Brands’ network of mentors, experts and corporate partners working towards the advancement of the NFT space, including AppWorks, Blockparty, Dapper Labs (the company behind CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot, and FLOW), EllioTrades, Featured by Binance, Gabby Dizon (co-founder of Yield Guild Games), Harmony (ONE), Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR), Mai Fujimoto (Miss Bitcoin), Mateen Soudagar (DCLBlogger), Metakovan, Twobadour, and Metapurse, Sebastien Borget (co-founder of The Sandbox and chairman of the Blockchain Gamer Alliance), Virtually Human Studio (creators of ZED RUN), WhaleShark, and various others..

Investment Verticals

ESPORTS & GAMING

Promising game guilds in the blockchain & NFT gaming space that are growing out the Play-to-Earn revolution.

Application Requirements

Priority will be given to teams that:

Program Requirements*

Startups successfully accepted into our accelerator program will need to:
*For more information about out program requirements, you can read our FAQ page.

Ready to apply?

Applications are currently closed. Complete the interest form below to get notified when our applications open for the next cohort!

Ready to apply?

Applications are now open until February 27th, 2022!

Program partners

partners

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Mai Fujimoto

Miss Bitcoin
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Mateen Soudagar

DCLBlogger
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Metakovan

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Twobadour

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Sebastien Borget

Co-founder, The Sandbox & Chairman of the Blockchain Gamer Alliance
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WhaleShark

Founder, $WHALE & leading NFT collector
Aleksander Larsen

Aleksander Larsen

Co-Founder & COO, Axie Infinity
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Gabby Dizon

Co-Founder, Yield Guild Games

Global diverse talent

Our seasoned team of advisors from diverse backgrounds is critical for your long-term success, delivering value and supporting our founders on their journey to building profitable companies whilst addressing some of the world’s most pressing issues.

mentors

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Yat Siu

Chairman, Animoca Brands
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Manav Gupta

Founder & CEO, Brinc
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Holly Liu

Co-founder, Kabam & Visiting Partner, Y-Combinator
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Jerome Wong

Co-Founder, Everest Ventures Group (evg.co)
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James Ho

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Animoca Brands
Ada-Jonuse

Ada Jonuse

Co-founder & CEO, Lympo
Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson

Advisor & Entrepreneur In Residence, Animoca Brands
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Scott Bunny

Head of Strategic Partnership, Amasa.io
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Erika Evasdottir

Managing Director, Centrium Advisory Services
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Pavel Bains

CEO & Co-founder, Bluezelle
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Sandra Wu

Managing Director, Centrium Advisory Services
Keyvan-Peymani

Keyvan Peymani

Head of Startup Marketing, AWS & World Economic Forum
Steve-Ip

Steve Ip

Founder, Conductive Research
Renee-Pan

Renee Pan

Managing Director, Brinc Guangzhou
Ray-Lu

Ray Lu

CEO & Co-founder, Bit.Country
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Luna Javier

Co-founder & Creative Director, Altitude Games
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Chris Gonsalves

Co-Founder and CEO, CommunityGaming.io
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Edith Yeung

General Partner, Race Capital
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Michael Kam

Co-founder, Double Peak
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Mia Deng

Partner, Dragonfly Capital
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Tadas Maurukas

Co-founder & CEO, Blockchain Center
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TJ Kawamura

Partner, Republic Crypto
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Annabelle Huang

Partner, Amber Group
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David Streltsoff

Chief Revenue Officer, Efficient Frontier
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Kelly Choo

Co-founder, ReferReach Partner, True Global Ventures
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Cecilia Li

Ecosystem Officer, Mask Network Investor, Formless Capital
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Galen Law-Kun

Member of the PwC FinTech & Crypto team
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Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund
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Victoria Feng

BD Director, BitMart Exchange Co-Founder, xDemic
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William Deane

Managing Director, Exto Partners & B3V Fund
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Flora Sun

COO, FEATURED by Binance
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Joichi Ito

Partner, Neoteny
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Karen Contet

Co-founder & CEO, AngelHub Co-founder, WHub
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Karena Belin

Co-founder & CEO, WHub Co-founder & COO/CFO/RO, AngelHub
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Eugene Yi

Vice President of Creative Development & Strategy, Kuku Studios
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Peter Hammond

Director & Co-founder, Exto Partners & B3V Fund
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Anuke Ganegoda

Business Lead, Dapper Labs
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Gwendolyn Regina

Investment Director, Binance Smart Chain Fund
Adam Haklili

Adam Haklili

Managing Partner, WWVentures
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Akshat Vaidya

Head of Corporate Development & Strategic Finance, BitMEX
Peter Ing

Peter Ing

Founder, BlockchainSpace
Daniel Ko

Daniel Ko

Founder, Virtue Alliance
Sarutobi Sasuke

Sarutobi Sasuke

Head Of Partnerships, Yield Guild Games
Brendan Wong

Brendon Wong

Founder, Avocado Guild
Patricia Auer

Patricia Auer

Blockchain Accelerator Director, Brinc
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Edwin Lee

Program Operations, Brinc
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Minal Mirpuri

Portfolio Support, Brinc
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Guillermo Ginesta

Managing Director, Brinc Hong Kong
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Glycel Nacinopa

Operations & Marketing Manager, Brinc
Daniel Mak

Daniel Mak

Blockchain & NFT Program Manager, Brinc
Estefania-Almeida

Estefania Almeida

Portfolio Management, Brinc

Ready to apply?

Applications are now open until February 27th, 2022!

Ready to apply?

Applications are currently closed. Complete the interest form below to get notified when our applications open for the next cohort!