The Gamebcn program is sponsored by the Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Caixa Capital Risc and Incubio, with the collaboration of Barcelona Activa as a Strategic Partner.
The Technical Secretariat is managed by Incubio.
Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals ICEC
The Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals (ICEC) is an agency of the Ministry of Culture of the Generalitat of Catalunya, created in 2000, with the aim to promote artistic and creative production, the distribution and diffusion of cultural content through the development of cultural companies, and promote cultural consumption and expanding markets for the Catalan culture.
Caixa Capital Risc
Caixa Capital Risc, the venture capital manager of “la Caixa”, is an institutional investor of reference that provides capital and equity loans to innovative companies in their early stages.
Through various specialized vehicles they invest in the early rounds of capital (seed phase) and accompany through the following stages, round A and B, if necessary.
Incubio is a business incubator specialized in the creation of startups that offer business processes as a service, relying on the use of Big Data technologies. Their methods have a practical academic format. They support entrepreneurs from the concept stage until private investment: with project development, continuous training for entrepreneurs, help with fundraising and all procedures considered low business value, but essential to the smooth running of an operation.
Barcelona Activa, consisting of the areas of Economy, Business and Employment, is the implementing organization of economic promotion policies of the Barcelona City Council.
For more than 25 years, it has supported the economic growth of Barcelona and its sphere of influence to support businesses, the entrepreneurial initiative and employment. At the same time, it promotes the city internationally and its strategic sectors; in key regional proximity.