Target Games is the future of the games industry. With our large network of experts and partners, we develop and support future-proof concepts for game projects and companies to
generate sustainable and pioneering content and IPs. We offer extensive expertise as well as the right network regarding marketing, distribution, project development, law, HR and many more to
maximize opportunities for our partners and Target Games itself.
Necrosoft Games is a small distributed game developer with members across multiple countries. We make the kinds of games we want to play, and would rather craft the right experience for a few people than make something generic for everyone.
MFC is the Chinese arm of Mobilfactory which is one of the promising game start-ups based in Shanghai. The company has broad range of network in Chinese mobile market industry. It focuses on finding promising Chinese developers at early stage and helping raise money for stable development.
TAB THE MOMENTUM is a global business accelerator out of Seoul, Korea. TAB builds momentum and boosts practical growth for high-tech startups and assists in partnership development. Startups that have gone through the TAB program and have become partner companies enjoy a wealth of resources and build momentum with experts from various fields.
TAB provides working space support, MOMENTUM SQUARE, as well as financial support, which includes investment strategy for the right funding at the right time, direct investment, and connection to investment with best fit.
Strong Ventures is a seed fund, based in California, that finances, supports and mentors Korean & Global entrepreneurs, empowering them to build strong ventures and to break successfully into the global market. With proven experience as operators, executives and entrepreneurs, Strong Ventures provide hands-on assistance and guidance.
Altitude Games is a game developer and publisher in Southeast Asia. Based in Manila, Philippines, Altitude Games is the partner of choice for game studios looking to enter Southeast
Asia (Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand).
Altitude Games launched Run Run Super V in 2014 and also released 2 celebrity games for the Philippines in partnership with its sister company Xeleb. We are looking for more titles to
publish across the entire Southeast Asian region.
Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading indie games publisher on mobile platforms with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Contre Jour, and Iron Force. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 8, Steam, and other major digital platforms, raising awareness for every game title at the most crucial and intimate level. Chillingo’s global distribution network spans across every continent, giving the games a chance to reach the widest audience possible.
Headquartered in Singapore, Garena was founded in 2009 by Forrest Li and his friends as they aspired to transform their passion for entrepreneurship into a great company. Forrest named the company "Garena," a play on the words "global arena". Since its inception, Garena has seen unprecedented growth and become a leading platform provider for online and mobile entertainment and communication across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, serving millions of users.
In 2010, Garena launched its first product, Garena+, an online game and social platform for people to meet, chat and play games with each other. By combining a communications tool with compelling digital content, Garena re-invented the business model for online games in Southeast Asia and created a true platform with strong network effects. Since its launch, many premium micro-transaction based online games have been exclusively available on Garena+ including three of the most popular titles in Southeast Asia: League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, and FIFA Online 3.
Headup Games is an independent games publisher located in Germany and have recently been awarded as Best German Publisher in 2012. Headup Games focuses on the contentment
of customers and the best gameplay experience delivered at the fairest price-quality ratio.
Since foundation, Headup Games published over 70 SKU's, and its portfolio features high-quality games such as Super Meat Boy, The Inner World, The Binding of Isaac, Terraria, Limbo,
The Basement Collection, Grotesque Tactics, Q.U.B.E., Frozen Synapse and many more, including the million sellers #1 iOS Hits Bridge Constructor and Bridge Constructor Playground.
Kalypso Media is a global independent developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. Headquartered in Germany, Kalypso is globally known as one of the leading publishers of strategy and simulation games for PC, Mac, Linux and consoles. Its titles, such as the bestselling ‘Tropico’ series, are available throughout the world via the company’s vast and expanded digital and traditional boxed distribution networks. As well as developing and marketing its own games, Kalypso Media also works with experienced, independent development studios throughout the world to deliver their products to the global audience both digitally and through boxed retail.
Leela is the first Mobile Game Publisher focused in Brazil and LATAM, formed by a team of industry veterans and backed up by Gazeus, Brazil's biggest social/mobile game developer.
From product analysis to customer acquisition, marketing funding local payments and customer support, Leela helps foreign studios to conquer the latin american market and local Brazilian studios to launch their games worldwide.
Longtu Korea is a subsidiary of Chinese corporation, Longtu Games, and has successfully launched “Sword and Magic” in Korea and is preparing a lot of line ups which are subsequently scheduled to launch. Starting with Korea, Longtu Korea is expanding the field of business to Japan and East Asia and so on as a mobile game publisher.
NEXON Co., Ltd. is a world-leading developer and publisher of free-to-play PC online and mobile games. Nexon was founded in Seoul in 1994, and is currently headquartered in Tokyo,
Japan. The company pioneered the free-to-play business model as it was one of the first companies to understand and capitalize on the opportunity to provide deeply immersive online games for a global
Nexon is aggressively penetrating into the global market to provide high quality experience and entertainment to all users around the world. The company’s robust portfolio includes
nearly 150 games that are available in more than 150 countries. Some of these popular franchise titles are MapleStory, KartRider, Dungeon & Fighter, Counter Strike Online, and Sudden Attack which
appeal to users across the globe. In addition to being a global leader in free-to-play games, Nexon is one of the leading third-party mobile game developers in the world.
SKYMOONS INTERACTIVE is a premier developer and publisher of online free-to-play games for smartphone and table devices in China. Established in May 2014, SKYMOONS has quickly become one of the top players in China mobile game market by creating and publishing its flagship product Journey of the Flower. SKYMOONS is also taking active steps towards the global digital entertainment market by creating and investing in original content across different platforms.
Sway is a RPG focused mobile game publisher. We are a technology company based on data analysis and machine learning. Our team is top shot in mobile game business and data analysis. We believe that our technology along with commitment as a team will help talented game developers making a long tail in mobile app stores so they can focus more on content development.
Yodo1 is a leading publisher and co-developer of smash hit indie games, and is dedicated to bringing them massive worldwide audiences without compromising their indie spirit. Founded and led by veterans from Microsoft, Disney Interactive, Sony, Electronic Arts and Activision, Yodo1 combines this industry background with its deep experience with Free to Play gaming markets to help indie developers create successful games that are loved around the world. Yodo1 is based in Beijing with a presence in Seoul, Tokyo, Nanjing, and Shanghai. Partners include ZeptoLab (Cut The Rope), Defiant Development (Ski Safari), Get Set Games (Mega Jump), and Hipster Whale (Crossy Road). For more information, please visit www.yodo1.com and follow Yodo1 on Twitter at https://twitter.com/yodo1.
Chartboost was founded by mobile game developers and data geeks
Chartboost builds technology for mobile game developers. Chartboost helps developers make money and build a business with their games.
Chartboost ‘a products are Cross-Promotion, Direct-Deals Marketplace, Game-Ad Network, and App Analytics.
GameSparks is the leading Backend as a Service platform for games developers, helping to build all of the serverside features of their game, as well as tuning and managing their game once it has launched. Typical serverside features include leaderboards, multiplayer, notifications and player save data. The GameSparks platform provides developers with a single integrated tool to build these server components, boosting player retention and monetization without ever having to set up and run a server.
GetSocial is an enterprise level technology platform designed and built by game developers for game developers. They offer a cloud based mobile engagement platform that empowers any game developer with tools to maximise user acquisition, engagement, retention and monetisation. The platform offers modular technology that can be completely customised to the entire look and feel of any game.
Kochava offers a unique, holistic approach to mobile attribution analytics and optimization. Via its platform, Kochava gives mobile advertisers the ability to understand their user acquisition activities in context through real-time visualization of campaign data. The Kochava platform provides precise analytics that span from initial launch through conversion, optimization and lifetime value (LTV) reporting. Kochava is integrated with more than 1,500 publishers and is trusted by hundreds of brands including the biggest names in mobile gaming, news and media, and consumer goods.
Newzoo is an international full service market research and consulting firm, 100% focused on the games industry. Newzoo aims to provide the best independent market data across all game segments and business models based on its proprietary market research projects in a broad range of countries. Using extensive network and deep involvement in the industry, Newzoo aims to stay ahead of the curve and at least two steps ahead of competitors.
As five-time DEFCON finalists, SEWORKS ensures that mobile apps are safe from dangerous hacking threats that destroy intellectual property, and put sensitive user information at risk.
Security solutions that only protect devices or data leave apps exposed. SEWORKS believes security must exist on all levels of the application. The company provides multiple layers of app security, including threat detection. Its binary-level source code obfuscation prevents unauthorized duplication or modification of mobile apps by third parties. By anticipating and neutralizing hacker's first line of attack, SE Works provides developers with the world's most robust anti-hacking solution.
Big Basin Capital is a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. The primary focus of the company is to invest in early-stage startups in Korea and the US, and assist them throughout their growth period. Big Basin Capital views investment as the beginning of a partnership in a long journey together. For the majority of the companies they invest in, Big Basin serves on the board in an effort to provide hands-on guidance and assistance.
Founded in 2013, Big Basin Capital team is young and fresh, and aspire to become an indispensable partner for company founders. The company’s most recent mobile game investment is into Kong Studios, the developer of Dungeon Link.
Korea Investment Partners is a private equity company specializing in small- and mid-cap business and has been discovering, investing in and promoting growth of promising businesses since establishment in 1986. From 2000, the company has been managing venture capital funds worth around USD 700 million, a PE fund worth USD 900 million, and an overseas fund worth RMB 100 million. Korea Investment Partners’ excellent track record and strong global affiliate network positions the company as the top rank venture capital firm in Korea. KIP also established a game fund worth USD 10 million in 2014, investing solely into game studios.
As the leading venture capital firm of Korea, some of the notable IT Software & Game investments made by the company include DaumKakao, NAVER, 4:33, ROI Games, and SundayToz.
Global Legend Series - GLS - has recruited more than 40 legendary football stars to contribute to global events and run GLS football academies all over the world.
The Global Legends Series Goals:
• Raise valuable awareness to invited players’ chosen charities
• Gain huge brand exposure for their partners
• Open doors to the inaccessible
• Give fans the opportunity to re-visit the feel good factor of seeing their idols in action once again
Turtle eSports Technology GmbH operates world’s #1 portal for eSports called ESL, which develops industry leading matchmaking and anti-cheat technologies, scalable websites and game-integrations. ESL brings gamers together to communicate, experience, and discover their shared hobby of video games.
The company is headquartered in Cologne, Germany, where its core products such as online platforms and the main TV studios are directed to broadcasting live tournaments of great video games to fans around the world. Its local subsidiaries in North America, France, Italy, Poland, Spain and China also create highlights and first class local eSports events. ESL has the world’s largest independent eSports followership and plans to expand its presence by creating global eSports League for multi-player mobile games.
Stride PR is a public relations company specializing in the gaming industry. The team carries extensive experience with supporting and elevating awareness of PC, console and mobile games in the increasingly-crowded market.
By working directly with clients on a project’s messaging, trade show strategies and marketing schedule, Stride utilizes its expertise to keep the press informed of a project’s essence.
Whether it’s a global game launch, corporate communications in the gaming space or a convention, Stride’s experience in clear, calculated outreach to press and influencers can elevate your project’s visibility in today’s sea of competition.
FunkyBro is one of the leading digital marketing agencies especially for small and medium sized organizations in Korea. The company is selected as a Facebook Marketing Partner Agency, with expertise in managing marketing campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Weibo, and various social network platforms. FunkyBro also provides a cutting edge service in creating promotional videos and advertisements.
G-CCEI is a cooperative partnership between public and private sectors in Gyeonggi, South Korea to create an environment conducive to startups and entrepreneurs. G-CCEI is considered
engine for globalisation for Korean Startups propelled by vibrant local economies. Matched with leading Korean companies that offer resources and expertise, CCEI’s main purpose is to nurture startups,
boost innovation of small and medium sized enterprises and build a regional eco-system.
ICO Media is a Pan-European PR agency specialised in video games. Based in Brighton, UK, and composed of professionals from all around Europe, we represent projects from large companies as well as smaller studios. Part of consulting agency ICO Partners, we have strong expertise in online and competitive games (League of Legends, Crowfall), crowdfunding projects, as well as narrative games.
Founded by ambitious experts from mobile advertising and gaming industry, Soulgit is building a revolutionary ecosystem that helps mobile game developers to grow business around advertising business. Our sole goal is to help create a sustainable ecosystem for mobile game developers. Within Soulgit's game ecosystem, developers can focus on their most precious treasure - THE GAME - while we help them grow their userbase and generate busines value from users with our expertise in advertising.
Lezhin Entertainment was founded in 2012 by CEO Han Hee Sung. The company’s main business is Lezhin Comics - the #1 paid ‘webtoon’ and digital comics platform in South Korea. With over 3,000 digital and print comics in its library, Lezhin has partnered with more than 450 Korean artists, 270 of whom debuted through Lezhin Comics. Its app became the No. 1 top-grossing comics app in Korea on Google Play within 48 hours of its launch. The company currently has multiple TV and movie projects in development for the Korean market. Games based on the company’s IP are also in development.
Woori Technology Investment(WTIC) is a venture capital firm based in Seoul. Founded in 1996, it is listed in KOSDAQ in 2000, and since then, the company has been executing investments in every sector including IT, BT, NT, ET and CT.
WTIC has no boundaries or limits over stages, sectors or countries as long as it can envision start-ups’ business model and execution strategy.