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Culture Counts, the organisation which is the collective voice of Scotland's cultural and heritage sectors, has written to Fiona Hyslop MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture, to ask for the announcement of a three-year culture budget in January 2021.
Creative Dundee has launched a new series of funding calls to encourage greater collaboration between Dundee's videogames cluster and the city's wider creative industries, focused on positive social outcome.
The online Access to Finance event from UKIE offers an opportunity for game developers and indie studios to discover different funding and finance options, to support their games and their businesses
The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.
UKIE has organised a new online event: Navigating the Now, which helps game developers in the UK understand and find a way through the disruption and rapid evolution created by the Covid19 crisis.
Innovate UK has launched a competition to encourage UK businesses to help innovate and address critical issues around the Covid19 pandemic.
Nigel Eccles and Rob Jones, two of the founders of Scottish tech 'unicorn' FanDuel have raised $4 million in funding for their new esports venture, Flick, which is expected to launch in the near future. The funding has been secured from exclusively US-based institutional investors. Mobile Screen Sharing Details of the new company's technology are... Continue Reading →
[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →