Business Finland can fund part of the game business development project costs. No ownership is claimed.
Finland is the best place in the world to develop games. Finland has world-class knowhow that has evolved over decades. Thanks to demo party culture, Assembly events, excellent free education and stable society. Global game and tech giants AMD, Nvidia, EA, Ubisoft and Unity are already present in Finland.
Game industry is also the fastest growing branch of the entertainment industry and financially Finland's most significant field of cultural export.
Business Finland's game business development funding shares risk and attracts investors. Between 2012 and 2017 Finnish game companies received altogether appr. EUR 100 million in private funding.
Companies registered in Finland can apply for Business Finland funding at anytime. Business Finland funding for game companies is grant (de minimis subsidy) or loan. The funding is normal Business Finland funding and can cover part of the project costs. No ownership is claimed.
Business Finland can fund game companies when:
Game company can use funding e.g. for:
1. Make sure that you have:
2. See frequently asked questions on Business Finland's game business funding (pdf)
3. Answer company survey
Answer few questions to identify your business situation and potential growth challenges. You will immediately receive an email with recommendations.