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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Gaming companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Gaming industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Gaming Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Improbable

Improbable

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Improbable is a UK-based games technology company that is dedicated to building powerful technology designed to help problems.

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GAN

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GAN develops bespoke and off-the-shelf internet gaming systems that can be flash, mobile and native.

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FaceIT

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FaceIT is the gaming platform for professional competitions within online multiplayer video games.

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The Stars Group

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The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry gaming brands including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt ect.

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Live Tech Games

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Live Tech Games provides a live mobile entertainment experience.

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FitXR

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FitXR, the leading developer of VR/AR fitness apps, is passionately dedicated to making fitness more fun and accessible for everyone.

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Twin Science & Robotics

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Twin Science & Robotics is a new generation educational experience that upskills children with physical and digital products.

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Quell

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Quell delivers a virtual fitness world that offers a unique experience of intense workout while gaming to achieve fitness goals.

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exceL eSports

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exceL eSports is a gaming organisation serving to enable its players to compete at the highest level in global eSports.

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Stakester

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Stakester is a mobile first skill-based competition platform that enables competitors to compete with each other for prizes.

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Inspired Entertainment

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Inspired is a global games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming and Server Based Gaming systems.

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Hutch

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Hutch develops games app for iPhones and ipad.

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IntellectoKids

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IntellectoKids is a media, entertainment & education platform for parents and their kids ages up to 7 years old.

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Space Ape

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Space Ape is a mobile gaming company dedicated to creating the highest quality games for players.

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Coda Platform

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Coda Platform is a publishing platform to enable free-to-play and casual mobile games to go to market.

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NaturalMotion

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NaturalMotion is a software company creating and publishing social mobile games for iOS and Android.

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NumberEight

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On-device AI software to predict user context using mobile sensors

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Reality Games London

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Mobile games based on real world Big Data as a content.

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Luna Labs

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Luna Labs is a startup that’s built a platform allowing app developers to create and manage video and playable ads.

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Talewind

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A professional UK games studio focused on creating incredible experiences for the metaverse.

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Supersolid

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Supersolid is a mobile games studio based in London, UK.

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Chessable

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Learn chess efficiently using our training tools based on learning science. Learn chess online: openings, endgames, strategy or tactics.

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Snatch

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Snatch is a computer game development company that provides a radical reinvention of the brand experience.

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Fundamentally Games

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Fundamentally Games is helps developers and organisations transform their games into services, from concept to live ops.

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Blue Duck Education

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Blue Duck Education is the holding company behind Mangahigh.com which develops and publishes maths games for 11 to16 year-old students.

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Monterosa Productions

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Monterosa is the global leader in audience interaction technology and commerce

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Banjo Robinson

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Banjo Robinson turns education into a magical game for kids

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Reality Gaming Group Limited

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Reality Gaming Group develop games that connect to the blockchain utilizing digital collectables known as NFT’s (Non Fungible Tokens)

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Fusebox Games

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Live the stories you love with Fusebox Games.

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AFFIX

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AFFIX is home to competitive gaming, where users enjoy a variety of tournaments and leaderboards to monetize their gaming time.

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Erase All Kittens

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Erase All Kittens is the first game designed to teach children transferable digital skills, and inspire more girls to code and create.

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RLC Ventures

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RLC Ventures is an award-winning VC which continues to back founders building global tech companies, from idea to exit.

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GamerPro

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Gamerpro is the online platform for competitive gaming experiences on mobile.

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PlayCanvas

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PlayCanvas is a cloud-hosted, collaborative platform for building video games.

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Tifosy

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Tifosy helps sports clubs raise funds online by connecting them with a global fan and investor base

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Plumbee

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Plumbee is a social casino games company providing a free-to-play and real-money digital casino entertainment platform.

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Netspeak Games

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Netspeak Games operates as a zero-crunch studio that develops online multiplayer games.

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Maze Theory

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Maze Theory is a virtual reality developer.

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Cambrian Intelligence

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Cambrian Intelligence is building a teleoperation interface to intuitively control robots at a distance with hand.

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BARE: Dating for the Open-Minded

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Dating for the Open-Minded

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Trailmix

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Trailmix is a mobile game studio company that combines storytelling with free-to-play mobile gaming.

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Entain

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Entain is a multinational sports betting and gaming group operating in the online and retail sector.

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Labworks

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Labworks is an award-winning voice games studio, with the goal to build platform-defining voice experiences.

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Easy Peasy

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EasyPeasy is an app that sends game ideas to parents of young children, to help develop the skills that will prepare children for school.

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Falcon Interactive

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Global game development company, specialized in delivery of high-end gaming content. Makers of the Arizona Derby #1 Game on Steam Greenlight

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Devolver Digital

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Devolver Digital is a video game company that publishes online and offline games for the distinguished gamer and their refined taste.

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William Hill

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William Hill is a is a bookmaker that provides online betting and gambling games for sports betting and gaming markets.

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Brightlobe

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Brightlobe builds games to improve preschoolers’ long-term educational outcomes.

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MOWJOW

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Mowjow is a mobile gaming company. Our innovative trivia game gives players a unique rewarding experience.

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SKARA The Blade Remins

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SKARA is the next generation of eSports with versus fighting mechanics and RPG elements.

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Nerdeo

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An online platform for professionals within the independent film, TV, commercial and Gaming industry.

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Dugout FC

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Dugout FC is the ultimate fantasy football experience.

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Lvlfi

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B2B2C SaaS Insurtech. Using gamification and behavioural economics to help insurers with their Customer Engagement & Wellness

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TubeChat

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TubeChat is the only short-range messaging app designed to work on the London Underground where there is no cellular or wifi.

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PS Ventures Limited

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PS Ventures Limited is a mobile application and games developer company and has developed apps like Music Syn

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Trust Payments

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Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out and customer journey technologies.

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rtobjects

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“World Streaming” — delivering rich interactive visuals to everyone everywhere.

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Gaijin Entertainment

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Gaijin Entertainment is a fast growing game development company established in 2002. Gaijin’s team specializes in creation of games for

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TrulySocial

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TrulySocial create contemporary casual social world games.

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Loot Masters Studio Ltd.

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Mobile Games Design & Development Studio

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Rough Runner

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Rough Runner: a fun outdoor obstacle race inspired by the great game shows like Takeshi’s Castle & Total Wipeout.

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Flutter

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Flutter is a peer-to-peer betting site that merged with Betfair in 2001.

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Gamesys Group

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Gamesys Group is a gaming operator of online casino brands that offer gaming content to a global audience.

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Gismart

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A leading developer and publisher of entertainment-focused apps and games.

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Digital Extremes

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Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world’s top independent development studios in the interactive entertainment industry.

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Gameway

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Gameway is the mobile gaming experience of the future.

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GAME

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Game.co.uk is a games retailer with many deals on video games, consoles, accessories, and the latest preorder games.

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Starlizard

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Starlizard, they provide their clients with the most accurate predictions of football matches in the world.

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Sportech

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Sportech plc is one of the gaming companies, providing a variety of gaming opportunities.

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Gaming Battleground

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They are bringing competitive gaming to everyone!

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AntStream Arcade

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The de facto retro games platform. With 1000 games ready to play, you can enjoy old console, arcade and computer classics on most devices

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Goss

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Goss is a mobile gaming application platform for women to bet on their interests in a fun, social and gamified way.

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Foxy Bingo

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Foxy Bingo is an online gaming platform.

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Testt

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testt is a development company that specializes in creating entertainment gaming applications.

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WildBrain

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Wild Brain is a computer animation studio that creates short cartoons for corporate advertisements and television shows.

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Curve Digital

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Indie developer & publisher of fine video games.

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Kwiff

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Kwiff is a native mobile sports betting app available in the United Kingdom on both iOS and Android.

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PlayStack

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PlayStack is a company that helps developers in end-to-end funding, publishing expertise, and technology to develop the next big game.

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Rocksteady Studios

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Rocksteady Studios is a multi-award winning videogame developer based in London, England. Located in a spacious, purpose built converted.

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AFK Creators

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Influencer Management and Marketing Agency, Gaming and Esports

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WinPredict Ltd.

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Social-Sports Betting Platform, allowing punter’s to Follow & copy each others bet to increase winning chance and community engagement

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BetConstruct

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BetConstruct is an industry-leading developer and provider of online and land-based betting and gaming solutions.

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Thug Life Limited

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Media & Entertainment

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Mobango

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MOBANGO is a mobile community enabling mobile users to publish, convert and share user generated content with others.

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Dribble

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The easiest way to play daily fantasy football (soccer)

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Sporting Mouth

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Sporting Mouth is a mobile social gaming platform for sports audiences that allows fans to compete with each other around live sports.

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TG0

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TG0 is an R&D start-up creating novel 3D controls.

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Storyball

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Storyball is a screenless gaming console that keeps children active, playful & engaged.

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RocketPlay

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RocketPlay was a mobile gaming company that developed highly rated mobile social casino games. The company was acquired by AGS in June 2015.

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TRYATEC

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TRYATEC is the insured C2C/B2C online marketplace for renting the latest tech gadgets, such as drones, cameras, and VR gear.

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MuchBetter

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MuchBetter is a payment wallet allowing customers and merchants to process and manage e-payments in a secure, fair and economical way.

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Babel Media

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Babel is the leading global provider of outsourced specialist services to the games and interactive entertainment industries.

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Scored

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Music tech startup building next generation ai powered dynamic audio technologies & products to help transform music into the next era.

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Palco

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Palco creates global interactive mobile video live shows for people who no longer watch tv

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Inspired Gaming Group

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Inspired Gaming Group supplier worldwide of Server Based Gaming (SBG) systems.

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Ndemic Creations

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Ndemic Creations is a mobile apps developer company and has developed a game named Plague Inc.

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Funder Inc.

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A fundraising platform that uses gamification to raise funding for good causes.

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Chucklefish Limited

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Computer games developer and publisher

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M-XR

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M—XR is developing the next generation 3D capture system.

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Fragcolor

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Building a fully decentralized Game Platform & Creation System

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Tonic Games Group

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Tonic Games Group is a Development & Publishing group that believes that games are for everyone.

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