Haven - start your own game studio

Haven is a safe place to take your first major steps in creating your own game studio.

Try out your own game ideas, in your own game studio

With Haven we aim to lower the barrier of starting your own studio. Sure, it's a lot of work and can seem daunting and overwhelming. But it's not only totally doable, most of the time it's also amazingly fun!

What you get

  • Access to experienced business coaches
  • Be part of a community of game studio founders
  • Participate in knowledge modules on market research, team composition, production planning, business establishment, pitching, strategic planning, and more
  • Access to investors, publishers
  • Office space at Minc
  • A mentor

In other words, an improved chance for a sustainable future for your studio so that you can build your own games for as long as you like.


  • Have a company, or an intent to start a company, registered in Sweden
  • Be able to spend on average 50% of a full time employment in onsite activities for the duration of the Haven
  • Must be able to physically attend sessions in Malmö
  • Team size cannot exceed six people
  • 3 150 SEK/month, costs for an office at Minc

Applications for Haven closes July 17.

Applicants will be evaluated on four parameters: Commercial potential, artistic potential, ambitions and mindset, and diversity representation.

Six studios selected for participation will be notified in August. The first Haven is open September to December 2024.

Apply on our main site below.

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