Integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company Catheon Gaming is the first Web3 Publishing Partner to join the Quickload Accelerator program jointly hosted by OGR, 34BigThings and Microsoft with ID@Xbox.
The Quickload Accelerator program selects and accelerates 6 to 10 international teams for 6 months within OGR Tech facilities. During the program, startups are provided with mentorship, access to Quickload’s extensive network of professionals and investors, and working space in the city of Torino, Italy.
At the end of the program, startups have the opportunity to pitch their project to a selected pool of publishers and investors.
34BigThings possesses extensive knowledge in game production and development, as one of the biggest game studios in Italy and a part of the Embracer Group (formerly known as THQ Nordic AB), one of the largest game publishers in Sweden.
The group has over 850 owned or controlled franchises including Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, World War Z, Borderlands and many more.
While OGR Tech, the international innovation hub of Officine Grandi Riparazioni repurposed from former train repair workshops, focuses on providing participants with a wealth of resources and networks. OGR’s 12,000 sqm. innovation hub in Italy has helped a total of 1,000+ start-ups catalysed over €500M investment.
“We are honoured to be the first Web3 Publishing Partner of choice for Quickload, working alongside industry leaders such as OGR Tech, 34BigThings, and Microsoft with ID@Xbox.
This opportunity provides us with invaluable access to quality projects to bring to the blockchain. The partnership will greatly assist Catheon Gaming in executing our vision of revolutionising the way people play, live and earn.”
Being the Web3 Publishing Partner in the Quickload Accelerator program entitles Catheon Gaming with priority access to early-stage projects mentored by industry veterans.
Discovering new and promising game studios and projects that are central to Catheon Gaming’s mission to contribute to the growth and evolution of blockchain gaming industry.
Quickload is a six-month intensive acceleration program for gaming start-ups and indie game dev teams who want to bring their project to the next level, backed by the expertise of world-class gaming industry talents.
Tiziano Giardini, Program Director at Quickload commented:
“I am happy to announce Catheon Gaming as our Web3 Publishing Partner of Quickload program this year. We welcome their blockchain expertise as a leader in blockchain gaming and their in-depth experience that will elevate participant projects to the next level.”