WHAT IS KRAFTON INDIA GAMING INCUBATOR?
KRAFTON is on a mission to help ambitious young Indian game entrepreneurs to turn ideas into reality and beyond. KRAFTON will establish a mature gaming ecosystem where unique creations are born infinitely and enjoyed by everyone.
Take your concept to new heights with industry veterans, KRAFTON resources vault, workshops, and expert guidance, ensuring your game shines in the spotlight.
If you have an innovative game plan, we’ll help, guide, mentor, fund, and steer you toward future gaming glory.
ARE YOU READY FOR AN ADVENTURE?
We are looking for gaming individuals or teams to submit pitch deck & build explaining your vision and goals. You may include the following key elements:
An ambitious idea that can scale globally.
An element of innovation that sets it apart from the competition.
Include the following details regarding the team, game concept, timeline, budget, support needed, business goals, etc.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Financial support to cover your development cost so that you can focus more on creating & developing games.
Size – $50,000 to $150,000 range, with potential for adjustment based on specific requirements.
By joining our program, our friends become your friends!
You will join our experienced mentors, resources, webinars, and more.
Everybody you need to know. All in one place!
Connect with Global Industry Titans.
Catapult Your Game into a Global Spotlight.
Level up your game dev skills in our incubator program, with a duration of 6 months to 1 year, tailored to your unique start requirements and goals. Join the adventure today!
READY TO MAKE IT BIG!
If you’ve got gaming experience and a ‘smashing’ business plan, provided you meet the criteria set out in our Terms and Conditions, we want to hear from you!
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
After submitting your application FORM, if any additional detail is needed we will reach out to you.
The review committee will review your application to assess your fit with our program. If we need more information at this point, we will be in contact. If required, we will provide a helpful template to share additional details and may have a call to get more information.
THE BIG MEET-UP – DEMO DAY!
If we like what we see, we’ll invite you for an interview to discuss your pitch and ask further questions.
GET READY TO DIVE INTO THE EXCITEMENT!
If everything goes smoothly, we will ask you to sign an agreement – at which point you will successfully be part of our KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator! Post selected for the incubator program, you’ll also gain exclusive access to some of the finest game builders from Korea—a recognized leader in the world’s most advanced gaming ecosystem.
If you have any further questions about the program, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator FAQs
Before submitting the form, we encourage prospective applicants to review the KRAFTON India Gaming Incubator FAQs. If you have any additional inquiries, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for further assistance, please get in touch with us at email@example.com.
Q: How to Submit an application form?
A: We accept online applications through our registration link, which will open on Oct 4th, 2023.
Q: What are the minimum criteria for the incubation program?
A: The following are the minimum criteria for the incubator program submission;
a. India-based game developer
b. Legal entity in India
c. Student teams from India can submit without any registered legal entity.
Q: How involved will KRAFTON be in the creative process?
A: You maintain your creative independence. We are around to offer advice and mentorship from industry veterans and financial cover for testing.
Q: How long does the program last?
A: 6 months to 1 year (can be extended for a few exceptional cases)
Q: Do I get to keep the intellectual property right?
A: Yes, you own the intellectual property rights.
Q: Is this limited to developers in India?
Q: Do I have to have a large studio or business to receive financial support?
A: No. Individuals and small teams can apply – we want to make it fair for everyone and treat all projects equally, no matter who you are.
Q: When will I hear back from KRAFTON India after applying?
A: We’ll aim to reply within 30 days after you submit. It might take a little more time if many folks apply at once. We’ll contact you if we need extra details or more time to check out your project.
Q: Can I organize a call with KRAFTON India to discuss my project?
A: We can’t do phone or video calls because we might have many applications. Our team will look closely at all the stuff you send. If we need to know more, we’ll message you.
Q: When do I get my grant amount if my project is chosen to receive a grant?
A: We usually give the money in stages, spread over time and based on agreed-upon milestones.
Q: What kind of games does the program support?
A: The program backs games that boost game development in India and welcomes everyone to join in. We embrace game diversity, including various genres, gameplay mechanics, themes, art styles, business models, and game platforms. We are not supporting applicants with Real Money Games (RMG).
Q: Does the program only support mobile games?
A: Nope, we are not restricted to any specific platform.
Q: What is the amount of funding an applicant can expect?
A: Applicant to apply for a financial support amount ranging between 50,000 USD to 150,000 USD, with potential for adjustment based on specific requirements.
Q: In which language application should be submitted?
A: All applications should be in English.
Q: Who will be reviewing the applications?
A: All the applications will be reviewed by the review committee.
Q: What will be the shortlisting criteria?
A: We evaluate each project based on the following parameters.
•Team Expertise–The skills and experience of the startup team members are relevant to game development and business.
•Viability–The feasibility of the proposed idea regarding technical, financial, and resource requirements.
•Clarity–The skills and experience of the startup team members are relevant to game development and business.
•Passion–The team’s enthusiasm and commitment towards their idea and the gaming industry.
•Clarity–A well-defined concept and goals.
•Market Potential–The startup can potentially address a gap in the gaming market and attract a significant player base.
•Innovation–The uniqueness and novelty of the startup idea within the gaming industry.
Q: Does this program include Publishing?
A: The Grant amount is recoupable and doesn’t include Publishing. We might chat about publishing later on, but it’s not a sure thing.
Q: How can I find the status of my application?
A: Typically, our decision process takes approximately 30 days, but if you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. While we will keep you informed about the status of your application, please understand that we cannot provide specific feedback on non-selection due to the expected high volume of applications and the need to maintain confidentiality for all applicants.