Ubisoft announces Entrepreneurs Lab Season 7 lineup
11 companies have been picked for this season's startup incubator program which features the following two tracks this year: the Web3 track and positive entertainment track.
Led by Ubisoft's Strategic Innovation Lab, the Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab is on to its 7th season which includes two tracks: the positive entertainment track and the Web3 track.
In the first one, the emphasis this year is placed on making games that "focus on self-expression and environmental awareness." This is the second time this track has appeared in a season of the Entrepreneurs Lab. As for the Web3 track, the goal is "to explore the understanding of decentralized technogies and the future potential opportunities these technologies can bring to entertainment."
Director of Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab Clemence Rousselet said to GamesBeat:
“The Entrepreneurs Lab is a great way for Ubisoft and startups to work together towards building the future of entertainment through mutually beneficial collaboration. Ubisoft is committed to enrich players’ lives with meaningful experiences and following the success of the previous season, we’re happy to continue supporting startups that are exploring how to create positive impact through entertainment.”
11 startups have been handpicked for this year’s program. These are: Ender Ocean, Mila Learn, My Lovely Planet, Oxya Origin, Pose AI, Rapsodie, Starchain Gazer, Tales from the Wild, Versum, Yellow Teapot and Yumon.
“Web3 and decentralized technology also have the potential to be a major evolution in the digital world, opening up new opportunities and value propositions for players and creators alike and this season, we will continue to explore this technology’s potential for the future of gaming with talented startups. We’re excited to welcome these startups to this new season and to start working with them.”
The sponsor for this season is Ubisoft’s SVP of Studios Operations, Marie-Sophie de Waubert.