Dutch Game Garden (DGG) is a game incubator in Utrecht that has supported over 160 game studios. Since 2008, the organization’s mission has been to create job opportunities and economic growth by supporting the Dutch game industry and promoting entrepreneurship. Dutch Game Garden helps promising game startups by providing knowledge through events, incubation, and workshops as well as access to an ever-expanding network of industry professionals through its events, matchmaking, and affordable office space. Some of the most talented game studios from the Netherlands call (or have called) Dutch Game Garden their home. Examples include Abbey Games (Reus, Renowned Explorers), Vlambeer (Ridiculous Fishing, Nuclear Throne), RageSquid (Action Henk), Digital Dreams (Metrico+), Active Cues (Tovertafel) and Ronimo Games (Awesomenauts, Swords & Soldiers). The assorted mix of creativity is what makes Dutch Game Garden a prime hub for game development in the Netherlands. Our main activities include:
Incubation – our program that helps promising game startups with business development and entrepreneurship.
Agency – our matchmaking service that helps game studios find publishers and work-for-hire projects.
Events – we organize events like the Network Lunch and INDIGOx to help game developers get exposure and access to a network of game industry experts.
Games Monitor – the research report with an overview of the economic development of the Dutch games industry.