UK Games Fund Round Nine – Applications OPEN

Applications have opened for the UK Games Fund Round Nine, which offer grants of up to £25,000 to established indie developers across the UK.

Chroma Backs £1M ‘High Impact’ Venture Fund

Chroma Ventures, the investment arm of 4J Studios has backed the £1M ‘Impact First’ venture fund from SIS Ventures.

Looking For Funding? EIE Investor Readiness Programme Now Open

The Engage Invest Exploit Investor Readiness Programme is open for applications from Scottish tech companies seeking investment in 2022.

Project Gateway Returns With $1.7M Funding For Blockchain Based MMO

Carbon Based Lifeforms, a new studio, founded and led by Scottish author and futurist Theo Priestley, has secured $1.7 million in funding, led by Shima Capital and Cluster VC, to begin work on its first title, the blockchain-based MMO Project Gateway. 

Cobra Simulation Awarded Epic MegaGrant

Cobra Simulation, the creator of immersive simulators for military, flight and training use, has secured an Epic MegaGrant to create an Unreal Engine development team.

New Resident Entrepreneurs Include SOLAS 128 Creator & Visible Ink

The five successful applicants in the Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs programme have been named, with two games and interactive creators – Amicable Animal and Visible Ink – part of the programme.

Tag Games Shares $50M Scopely Investment

Tag Games Investment: The Dundee-based studio is one of three European developers to receive a $50M investment from mobile giant Scopely.

Creative Informatics Challenge Projects OPEN With £20,000 Funding

Creative Informatics Challenge Projects OPEN With £20,000 Funding for creative digital / data businesses

£7M UK Global Screen Fund Opens

The UK Global Screen Fund is a £7 million, one-year pilot fund designed to boost international development and distribution opportunities for the UK’s independent screen sectors, including film, TV, videogames and animation.

Glasgow VR Company ChangingDay Raises £670,000 for Autistic Users

ChangingDay, a Glasgow-based start-up, has raised more than £670,000 to create virtual reality games for autistic people.