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great SUmmer PItch

The Great Summer Pitch is a free pitch-event for game developers where you can win funding and support to both release your game and start your own studio!

Win funding!

You have the opportunity to win up to 100 000 SEK to start your company.

Get Support

You get support for your project and game through our accelerator program.

Create a DEMO

With the funding you get a chance to build a demo of your game. 

STart your own studio

Take your game dev-dreams to the next level! 

Important dates:

April 27th

Q&A: TGSP and deliverables

May 4th

Feedback Session: High Concept

May 25th

Deadline for Application and delivery

June 4th


The Panel - TBA

Who can submit?

To be eligible to pitch in the pitch event you need to be 18 years or older, submit your application  and deliveries on time and deliver a pitch on the pitch day.


  • A winning game cannot enter twice. 

  • The entry must not have been published by a publisher. 

  • It’s okay to have published  your game on Kickstarter   

  • The studio must be based in Värmland or prepared to move here. 

  • Winners are selected by the panel and its decision cannot be appealed.

  • The Pitch and the deliveries needs to be in English.


The Great Journey aims to promote ambitious teams and studios looking to be a part of the growing regional games industry in Värmland. 

deliveries to submitted:

A High concept

A document describing your game. What mechanics do you use, what does the core loop look like, who are you in your team.

You can find a template for the High Concept here.

If you already have a playable prototype, would we love to see it, so either send it in as an .exe or as an video with an voice over.

A look book

1-3 Pictures showing of your game together with a short descriptions of the art style. It can be in game footage, screenshots, concept art etc. If you do not have pictures of your game yet, you can include pictures as "inspiration" showing the aesthetic goal of the game. 

A production timeline

Where are you in your process? Do you have a prototype, then what is the next steps?

How big is the scope for your game?

Your pitch deck

You need to submit a pdf of your pitch deck beforehand, but you are allowed to update it up till the pitch itself.

You can find a template for a Pitch Deck here!

In order to receive the funding you need to meet the following requirements: 

  • A detailed road map of the game release and the goal to release your game within 12 months. 

  • In order to receive any prize money, you need to have a company, we will help you start a company if you don’t already have one.

  • The company must take residence in Värmland. 

  • A pitch on the pitch day. 

  • A resolve to release your game.

The Great Journey

Sommargatan 101A,

656 37 Karlstad

Värmlands län


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Opening hours:

The hub is open office hours during weekdays.