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WePlay Ventures to invest in early-stage gaming startups

WePlay Ventures aims to invest in early-stage gaming startups that can create global success stories. WePlay Ventures will invest more than 30 startups based in Turkey, which develops games for various platforms within 3 years.

WePlay Ventures plans to invest more than 30 gaming startups with growth potential in global markets in the fields of mobile, video and console games. In addition to investment, WePlay Ventures will support startups with its network, experience and know-how. The company aims to increase the success chance of gaming startups in global markets with its extensive network and experience.

Financial and strategic support will be given to startups

Gaming industry in the world is growing exponentially every day. Gaming startups in Turkey began to attract attention with their success especially in mobile gaming.  WePlay team says “While Turkish gaming startups have great potential for global success stories, most of them need both financial and strategic support to go global.” The company plans its investment strategy to fill this gap. WePlay Ventures, which will invest in early-stage game developer teams, aims to reveal their potential by providing know-how, experience and network to startups with the smart money model.

Draws attention with experienced investment commitee

WePlay Ventures draws attention with its experienced investment committee as well as its smart money model. Addition to experienced names in fund management and investment, Bora Koçyiğit who is former Turkey General Manager of Riot Games took in charge as Managing Partner in WePlay Ventures. Turkish E-Sports Federation Board Member and founder of Blaze Esports Bora Koçyiğit has many investments in different areas of the game industry. Drawing attention to the progress in the gaming industry, especially in recent years, WePlay Ventures Managing Partner Bora Koçyiğit says, “Turkey’s game industry has been growing with a rapidly increasing momentum every year. Exits of gaming startups in recent years prove this situation. Turkish game industry is improving much faster than the global game industry. We are sure that game developer teams with potential in Turkey can be very successful with the right financial and strategic support. We believe that with WePlay Ventures, we can create many different success stories in a very short time.”

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