Video games industry accelerator made in Cyprus
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Our goal is to find the most promising companies in the gaming industry, foster their growth, and make strategic investments.
Who we are searching for?
  • You are passionate about you startup
  • You already have MVP
  • You have first traction with your product
  • You are currently fundraising
Game-tech startups
  • You are passionate about your game
  • You develop game of any genre on any platform - Mobile/PC/Console/VR/AR
  • You already have a playable game prototype
  • You have experienced game development team
  • You are currently fundraising or looking for a publisher
Game development studios
Why should you apply to LVLUP?
Gain access to leading experts and gaming companies from LVLUP advisory pool
Connect with top VC funds and angel investors from LVLUP network
Dive into Cyprus gaming ecosystem, teeming with innovation and tech-driven opportunities
The acceleration program is entirely cost-free for all participants, with no payments or equity required.
Elevate Your Traction
Raise capital
Join Cyprus ecosystem
Totally free
Applications are accepted
Until February 29, 2024
Acceleration program
March to May 2024
Demo Day
May 31, 2024
The accelerator dates are approximate and subject to slight changes
Accelerator Team
Founder of GDCy, ex-CBDO Awem Games, IGG, Heatherglade Studio
Tim Fadeev
CBDO Green Grey, ex-Business Development Director at Playrix and Head of Publishing at AppQuantum
Founder & CEO Green Grey
Maxim Babichev
Dima Morozov
Founder at GDCy, Microsoft Regional Director - Mixed Reality and Metaverse, founder at Metaplan, MIXR
Andrey Ivashentsev
Managing partner at SKL.VC
Associate Professor of Extended Experiences at CYENS - Centre of Excellence
Fotis Liarokapis
Mike Erman
Head of VC, ex CBDO Playrix and Head of the Family Office
General Partner at NVO Capital

Sergei Zaitsev
Vladislav Zdorenko
Former Director of Products Funding Xsolla and MGVC executive producer
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at The Games Fund
Dmitry Filatov
Ilya Eremeev

CEE Mobile Gaming and Apps Lead at Google
Mariusz Gąsiewski
Founder & CEO at (YC W22)
Alex Sergeev
Co-founder and Managing Partner at The Games Fund, Forbes 30 under 30

Maria Kochmola

Founder of Colossi Games, ex-Producer at Helio Games, MyGames, Gamania
Manuel Prueter
Head of Product Marketing at OneUp Games, ex-Senior Director of Product Marketing at Plarium
Team leader of the V-EUPNEA MRG of CYENS Centre of Excellence
Sergey Bragilevskiy
Panagiotis Charalambous
Managing Director at GEM Capital
Kirill Gurskiy
Managing Director at GEM Capital
Roman Gurskiy
Cyprus ecosystem for gaming
Cyprus boasts the highest concentration of gaming businesses and investors in Europe. Active government and business support for innovation, renowned universities.
An excellent location at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and MENA. Cyprus company enables unrestricted business operations in Europe, USA, and worldwide.
No withholding taxes on overseas dividends, interest, and royalties. Tax exemptions for new residents and non-domiciled individuals. DTTs with over 60 countries.
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