Execution Labs in Montreal, Canada is now taking applications for the winter 2016 cohort of the Execution Labs Accelerator programme. The deadline is November 22nd.
Execution Labs is run by a team including Jason Della Rocca and it brings indie teams with a commercial orientation into a three month mentorship and development programme. All of the games/teams they get involved with are cool, innovative, fun games, but the emphasis is on commerciality and building sustainable studios. When gd.ie visited the space last year they had teams from Canada, North American and Europe.
Full details on key dates etc. at:
Companies which have ‘graduated’ include Outerminds, who had huge success with Legend of the Brofist, hitting top grossing mobile charts within 24hrs this Autumn! Kitfox, is also a graduate and they were on stage with Moon Hunters at Sony’s booth in E3. They also helped 9dots score nearly $1m in production funding from CMF. The Steam version of Secret Ponchos was launched by Switchblade Monkeys to rave reviews. Etc, etc.
They have a fancy promo video featuring several alumni: https://vimeo.com/141203622
Teams only stay in Montreal for 3 months, after which they ship you back home. They are NOT backed by the Canadian government and they are NOT a scheme to attract studios to move to Canada. In case you were wondering.