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Overview

Introducing Brinc Gaming – an accelerator run in partnership with JetSynthesys to empower pre-seed and seed-stage gaming founders. Through a combination of education, mentorship, community, and investment the program helps you turn your startup into a success and leverage the distribution capabilities of JetSynthesys to access billions of gamers in Asia.

Gain industry insights, and a wealth of knowledge to fast-track your success in key areas such as Go-To-Market strategies, Marketing, Digital Community building, Capital Networks, Talent acquisition, IP licensing, and more.

If you are part of a talented studio, a platform developer, or a tool creator committed to shaping the future of gaming, apply now to start your Brinc Gaming journey.

Up to

US$200K

Investment

SELECT MENTORS AND SPEAKERS

Mike Fischer

Mike Fischer

Ex-CEO, Square Enix USA
Gabby Dizon

Gabby Dizon

Co-Founder, Yield Guild Games
Leah Callon Butler_Director_Emfarsis

Leah Callon-Butler

Director, Emfarsis
Corey Wilton_CEO_Mirai Labs

Corey Wilton

CEO, Mirai Labs
Ben Lee_Co-Founder_Blowfish Studios

Ben Lee

Co-Founder, Blowfish Studios
Andy Lee

Andy Lee

Co-Founder and CEO, Mugen Interactive
Jonathan Jungers

Jonathan Jungers

User Acqusition, Ex -Global Mobile Games, Tencent Games
Paddy Markham

Paddy Markham

Ex-Mobile Studio Head, Zynga China
Ake Andre

Åke André

CEO & Founder, Crypto Rogue Games
Tony Zander

Tony Zander

Managing Director, Vectr Ventures
Luna Javier - Startup Mentor

Luna Javier

Design Director, Altitude Games
Chandresh Sampath

Chandresh Sampath

Head of Investments, JetSynthesys
Ryo Shima

Ryo Shima

CEO, International Gaming, Jet Synthesys

Start your Brinc Gaming journey

Applicants can be based anywhere as the program is predominantly virtual.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for early-stage founders pioneering gaming and game-play technology in the following sectors:

Game Titles & Studios

Games that are high quality, with fun and engaging gameplay and mechanics

Examples: Original Titles, Pre/Sequels, IP-leveraged Games, Gaming studios

Tech & Infrastructure

Companies paving the way to make building, facilitating, and onboarding seamless

Consumer Applications

Companies building applications for mass adoption that look to grow alongside a thriving gaming ecosystem

How startups benefit

Investor Connections

Throughout the program, you’ll have opportunities to present to Brinc’s global network of investors. Our dedicated team will continue to support you with introductions even after the program concludes.

World-Class Advisors

Engage in mentorship with industry professionals and luminaries from the gaming world. Participate in discussions and receive ongoing feedback and advice through one-on-one sessions.

Proven Game Plans

Access curated resources and group workshops covering key areas such as Go-To-Market strategies, Marketing, Digital Community Building, Capital Networks, Talent acquisition, IP licensing, and more.

Channel Access

Tap into our global network of potential partners and customers, designed to help you generate the buzz and scale necessary to catapult your gaming company to success.

Hear from our Alumni

Brinc has been a launchpad for exceptional success stories. Our diverse array of graduates have harnessed the benefits of our accelerator to refine their ideas, access critical resources, and secure funding. Their achievements stand as a testament to the power of our network and the transformative impact of our tailored approach

Being part of the Brinc Gaming Accelerator was amazing! The mentors were so knowledgeable, and I met some really cool, creative people in my cohort. We learned so much about game design and even the business side of things. It was such an amazing experience; Big thanks to Brinc for all that they’ve done to put this together!

Keith Wilson

CEO & Founder, Klearcoat Labs

Being part of the Brinc Gaming Accelerator was amazing! The mentors were so knowledgeable, and I met some really cool, creative people in my cohort. We learned so much about game design and even the business side of things. It was such an amazing experience; Big thanks to Brinc for all that they’ve done to put this together!

Keith Wilson

CEO & Founder, Klearcoat Labs

I had the pleasure of being part of the Gaming Summer ‘23’ accelerator and was impressed at how flexible and organized it was. I was able to get access to industry leaders, successful mentors, and mastermind with other start-up founders while pursuing investor partners with Brinc’s guidance. I received valuable coaching that helped me to better position my company for success. The Gaming program provides the network and education to help take your start up to the next level.

Aaron Ferris

Founder, Cyber Syndicate

I had the pleasure of being part of the Gaming Summer ‘23’ accelerator and was impressed at how flexible and organized it was. I was able to get access to industry leaders, successful mentors, and mastermind with other start-up founders while pursuing investor partners with Brinc’s guidance. I received valuable coaching that helped me to better position my company for success. The Gaming program provides the network and education to help take your start up to the next level.

Aaron Ferris

Founder, Cyber Syndicate

The Brinc accelerator program was a game-changer for our startup. From the outset, their tailored guidance, industry-specific mentors, and unparalleled network opened a lot of new doors. Every session was a step forward, every interaction a potential pivot point. Brinc’s commitment to fostering innovation and nurturing entrepreneurs is unmatched. Our growth trajectory has been supercharged, and we attribute a significant part of our success to our time with Brinc. Highly recommended for any startup looking to make a lasting impact.

Cai Felip

CEO, Union Avatars

The Brinc accelerator program was a game-changer for our startup. From the outset, their tailored guidance, industry-specific mentors, and unparalleled network opened a lot of new doors. Every session was a step forward, every interaction a potential pivot point. Brinc’s commitment to fostering innovation and nurturing entrepreneurs is unmatched. Our growth trajectory has been supercharged, and we attribute a significant part of our success to our time with Brinc. Highly recommended for any startup looking to make a lasting impact.

Cai Felip

CEO, Union Avatars

This is one of the most useful programs I’ve participated in, easily traced back to the thoughtfulness and follow through from Janina and Elisa.

Manu Pillai

CEO, CarbonBridge

This is one of the most useful programs I’ve participated in, easily traced back to the thoughtfulness and follow through from Janina and Elisa.

Manu Pillai

CEO, CarbonBridge

The program was fantastic. I really think that the company grew and became stronger and I as a founder became a more competent professional.

Jose Alfaro

Founder and CEO, Poás Bioenergy

The program was fantastic. I really think that the company grew and became stronger and I as a founder became a more competent professional.

Jose Alfaro

Founder and CEO, Poás Bioenergy

The Brinc accelerator is the ideal environment for early stage food tech companies. The curriculum covers everything you need to take your business to the next level with interactive seminars on everything from developing your investor pitch deck to defining your value proposition and routes to market.

David Beaver

CEO at Root Kitchen

The Brinc accelerator is the ideal environment for early stage food tech companies. The curriculum covers everything you need to take your business to the next level with interactive seminars on everything from developing your investor pitch deck to defining your value proposition and routes to market.

David Beaver

CEO at Root Kitchen

Brinc kickstarted our plans to work with partners in Asia – helping us close the gap between South Africa and the East. The partnerships are already starting to speed up our plans for scale while the program helped us to focus on what makes Mzansi, Mzansi.

Brett Thompson

CEO of Mzansi Meat

Brinc kickstarted our plans to work with partners in Asia – helping us close the gap between South Africa and the East. The partnerships are already starting to speed up our plans for scale while the program helped us to focus on what makes Mzansi, Mzansi.

Brett Thompson

CEO of Mzansi Meat

As a pioneer in the alt-protein space, the session with Program Mentor Josh Tetrick was invaluable. His insights, knowledge and feedback have helped shape our path as a start-up company.

Paul Bevan

Founder & CEO of Magic Valley

As a pioneer in the alt-protein space, the session with Program Mentor Josh Tetrick was invaluable. His insights, knowledge and feedback have helped shape our path as a start-up company.

Paul Bevan

Founder & CEO of Magic Valley

“Brinc opened our eyes and gave us insight into how to run a hardware startup from product development to building a sustainable hardware business.”

Liris Maduningtyas

Founder of JALA

“Brinc opened our eyes and gave us insight into how to run a hardware startup from product development to building a sustainable hardware business.”

Liris Maduningtyas

Founder of JALA

We love being in a sensitive environment that challenged us to understand the limitations and opportunities in the food industry.

Riana Lynn

Founder of Journey Foods

We love being in a sensitive environment that challenged us to understand the limitations and opportunities in the food industry.

Riana Lynn

Founder of Journey Foods

Brinc gave us real exposure to different markets. We now have the knowledge & contacts that are required, should we look to bring a product to other markets.

Gabriel Bean

Founder of Grounded

Brinc gave us real exposure to different markets. We now have the knowledge & contacts that are required, should we look to bring a product to other markets.

Gabriel Bean

Founder of Grounded

What to expect

Key Program Details

We’re eager to connect with innovative gaming studios and novel technology firms within the gaming industry. Whether you’re in the early stages of development or have already secured funding, our program will provide invaluable benefits.

Our Offer

  • Investment: Up to US$200,000, which is conditional on the startup proceeding to the second stage of the application process. The investment amount is determined on a case-by-case basis in exchange for an equity alignment dependent on the startup’s valuation
  • Brinc program equity alignment: 2% advisory shares in your company to Brinc (direct issue in addition to investment equity)
  • Token Grant: 2% of total token supply (if applicable)

Eligibility

  • Teams, as opposed to solo founders
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and deliver a game
  • Applicants with a prototype or minimum viable product (MVP)

Evaluation Criteria

  • Nearing product-market fit with a clear project roadmap and product milestones
  • Novel applications in the gaming sector, possess a strong competitive edge
  • Traction in terms of product, community, and investor engagement

Terms & Conditions

  • Brinc charges a program fee of US$35,000, payable only upon the full disbursement of the investment by the program’s investment partner.
  • In addition, Brinc requires an advisory equity allocation and token grants (if applicable) to ensure long-term alignment and offset the costs of post-program resources that remain accessible to participants even after graduating from the program.

Where is the opportunity and why now?

  • AI opens a new world of possibilities: Procedural Content Generation, Personalized Gameplay, Adaptive AI Enemies, Natural Language Processing, Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text, Image and Audio Recognition, Real-time Translation, etc.
  • Blockchain allows gamers to truly own and exchange digital assets.
  • Faster download & upload speeds, reduced latency, multiplayer gaming, cloud gaming
  • Improved Security, Enhanced Personalization, Better User Experience, Improved Monetization, Streamlined Account Management

“The result of these developments is that games are now constantly evolving live platforms. That’s an extremely strong foundation. It leads to better product-market fit, and a much more personalized customer experience that generates serious customer love.”

NETWORK

Accelerator Funding Partners

Ecosystem Partners

Ready to apply?

Limited spaces available – The next round of reviews closes soon.

Partner with Brinc

We are always looking for mentors and strategic partners to join our programs

  • Boost your impact by supporting game-changing entrepreneurs
  • Get early access to the most innovative gaming companies
  • Gain free access to Brinc’s exclusive events, expert sessions, and other perks