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Big things are brewing at Ubisoft. The game creation giant has announced the lineup for its seventh season of Entrepreneurs Lab. Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab, whose role is to prepare Ubisoft for the future, is spearheading this annual initiative.
“The Entrepreneurs Lab is a great way for Ubisoft and startups to work together to build the future of entertainment through mutually beneficial collaboration,” said Clemence Rousselet, Head of Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab. “Ubisoft is committed to enriching life of players with meaningful experiences and, following the success of the previous season, we are happy to continue supporting startups that are exploring how to create positive impact through entertainment.”
The selected startups, under the direction of Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab, will explore one of two main paths. The first track, dedicated to the positive outcomes of digital experiences, is the Positive Entertainment track. This track will explore self-expression and environmental awareness.
Web3 and the future
The second track, dedicated to the study of Web3, will focus on decentralized technology and its effect on the future of gaming. In this track, we see companies working with blockchain and NFTs to add value to the game.
“Web3 and decentralized technology also have the potential to be a huge evolution in the digital world, opening up new opportunities and value propositions for gamers and creators alike and this season, we will continue to explore the potential of this technology for the future of gaming. with talented startups,” continued Rousselet. “We are excited to welcome these new companies to this new season and start working with them.”
Featured startups for this year include: Ender Ocean, Mila Learn, My Lovely Planet, Oxya Origin, Pose AI, Rapsodie, Starchain Gazer, Tales from the Wild, Versum, Yellow Teapot, and Yumon. The sponsor for the seventh season is Marie-Sophie de Waubert, Senior Vice President of Studio Operations at Ubisoft.
For more information about the Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab, check out the official site.
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