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Awards Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor IGF

ID@Xbox is Microsofts self-publishing program for independent developers on Xbox One. Developers can get two dev kits at no charge as well as full platform access to all of Xbox Ones features from 8-controller support to Kinect, Smartglass, Xbox Live and more!

Conference Sponsors

Developer Day Sponsor

Imagination is one of the world’s top silicon IP companies. Its PowerVR GPUs are the industry’s leading solution for mobile and embedded graphics and are in use in over a billion devices. Imagination supports its developers via its dynamic idc developer programme, world-class SDKs and tools, free support, extensive documentation and active forums. Follow Imagination on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, RSS, Facebook and Blog.

Developer Day Sponsor

Amazon Web Services offers a robust, fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud. AWS is comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services. Amazon Appstore provides a set of developer services for building, monetizing and marketing mobile apps and games to Amazon customers.

Developer Day Sponsor

Google's suite of cross platform products for mobile game developers helps them to design, develop, distribute and monetize games. Our best-in-class solutions, including Google Play Game Services, Google Analytics, Google Play Store and AdMob, have helped to grow millions of apps businesses globally. Learn more at

Developer Day Sponsor

npnf is an interactive entertainment company backed by SK Planet. We have a studio that develops "casual core" games for mainstream audiences, a publishing division that culturalizes and launches titles in Korea, and a platform technology group that provides reusable gaming modules to help developers build new titles faster.

Developer Day Sponsor

Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform to create rich interactive 3D and 2D experiences. Unity's powerful core engine and editor serve as the foundation for developers and designers to quickly build beautiful games or apps and easily bring them across multiple platforms.

Platinum Monetization Sponsor

With 20 years of e-commerce experience, Digital River is known globally for providing widely-recognized game publishers and developers with innovative commerce, payments and e-marketing solutions. Last year the company processed over $30 billion in online transactions. Learn more about monetizing your games and meeting your direct-to-consumer revenue goals at

Gold Monetization Sponsor

Fyber is a leading advertising technology company that empowers app developers to execute smart ad monetization strategies across all connected devices through a unified mobile supply side platform. Serving over 150 million unique users per month, Fyber works with thousands of the world’s leading developers, publishers and advertisers. For more information, visit

Monetization Gold Sponsor

Vungle is the way developers put video ads in apps. Vungle's breakthrough video ad-serving technology and user-first approach has led to its track record of success and made it necessary infrastructure for applications. Vungle was founded in 2012 and has offices in San Francisco, London, Berlin, and Beijing.

Monetization Gold + Food Truck Sponsor

Chartboost is the largest revenue platform for mobile games. We empower developers to find new players and monetize their games by providing them with the tools and analytics to make smarter decisions. Chartboost powers over 100,000 games and drives over twelve billion game sessions per month. For more information, please visit

Independent Games Summit Table Top Sponsor

For over 20 years, Vintage King has excelled at offering the finest professional audio recording equipment in the world. Far surpassing its humble, vintage-based beginnings, the brand is an industry leader in bringing to market the highest-quality gear for all production fields including music, video games, film and more.

Platinum Smartphone & Tablet Summit Sponsor

AdColony is a mobile video advertising platform whose proprietary Instant-Play™ technology serves crystal-clear, razor sharp video ads instantly in HD across an extensive network of iOS and Android apps, eliminating the biggest pain points in mobile video advertising: long load times and grainy, choppy video. As the leading mobile video monetization and user acquisition platform, AdColony works with both Fortune 500 brands and more than 70% the world’s top grossing app publishers. We're looking forward to meeting with you at the Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit! To download our SDK and learn more, visit

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Table Top Sponsor

Digital Dream Forge is an independent QA studio located in Scottsdale, Arizona. We provide testing services on mobile platforms for developers and publishers. With years of QA experience and a commitment to building the strongest QA teams in the business, we bring the highest level of service to every project.

Platinum Smartphone & Tablet Summit Sponsor

Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading mobile games publisher with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Iron Force, Perfect Kick, Catapult King, Pixel People and countless others. The company publishes games for iOS and Android platforms.

Gold Smartphone & Tablet Summit Sponsor

LiveRail, a Facebook company, is a leading publisher monetization platform for video, delivering more than 10 billion impressions monthly. Our technology empowers premium publishers to sell their video inventory smartly and safely, across devices. Founded in 2007, LiveRail is headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif., with offices in New York and London.

Gold Smartphone & Tablet Summit Sponsor

ARM designs scalable, energy-efficient processors and related technologies to deliver advanced user experiences with high quality visuals across multiple screens for a broad range of mobile and consumer devices. Our innovative technology, including ARM Cortex processors and ARM Mali GPUs, powers (is behind) over 95% of all mobile devices in the world and is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Table Top Sponsor

Nudge provides a LIVE OPS solution specialized for mobile games. You can track your CORE users behavior including purchase behavior and spot opportunities and engage instantly. Leverage your entire in-game economy to reward users for higher retention or run personalized sales promotions for revenue optimization. Boost CORE Users, Hack Monetization!

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Table Top Sponsor

Amplitude is analytics youll love, even after your app takes off. We answer your questions to help you drive revenue and engagement, and offer Behavioral Cohorting and direct SQL/Redshift queries. Stop by for a demo and see why so many ex-Zynga game devs are using us for analytics!

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Table Top Sponsor

Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining - whether you're searching the web, emailing friends, sharing photos with family, or simply checking the weather, sports scores or stock quotes. The Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite helps mobile developers analyze, advertise, monetize and optimize their apps.

Education Summit Table Top Sponsor

Pluralsight is a global leader in online learning for creative professionals, software developers and IT specialists. With more than 3,500 courses, Pluralsight serves as a career catalyst, delivering hands-on, practical training for the most in-demand and understaffed jobs of today.

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Table Top Sponsor

Pollen gives app developers faster access to their earned revenues, paying out for app store sales within 7 days. Your funds can be channeled back into user acquisition immediately, meaning your app or game is funding its own user growth, and you are less reliant on self-funding or venture capital.

Event Sponsors

Lobby Bar Sponsor

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Lobby Bar Sponsor

Ubisoft is a leading creator of interactive entertainment with more than 9000 creative minds in 30 studios across the globe. Its talented teams bring to life many original and immersive worlds including Assassin’s Creed, Child of Light, Far Cry or Tom Clancy’s The Division. To learn more:

Smartphone & Tablet Summit Mixer Sponsor

WB Games mobile teams are changing the mobile gaming landscape with top brands, powerful studio support and the brightest creative and business talent in the industry. Mobile games are a key priority for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, with teams in San Francisco, Burbank, Chicago, Boston and the UK.

VIP Party Sponsor

iDreamSky is the largest independent mobile game publishing platform in China based on the number of active users. We redefined the role of a game publisher by redesigning and optimizing third-party games and delivering them to users through our proprietary distribution channels. On August 7, 2014, iDreamSky conducted IPO at Nasdaq.

General Sponsors

Platinum Mobile Sponsor

360 Mobile Assistant is Chinas largest Android platform with 600 mn active users and 55 bn download. It is a comprehensive android-based app store enables users to download, install and manage applications on their mobile phones by simply connecting them with a USB cable.

Platinum Career Center, Wireless, & Coffee Break Sponsor

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles and employs over 3,700 people globally.

Gold Career Center Sponsor

GREE is a global leader in building high quality, free-to-play, mid and hardcore mobile games. Their expertise includes developing robust live-ops strategies via in-house development and by partnering with leading independent developers through their publishing division. GREE’s global network includes studios in San Francisco, Tokyo, Vancouver and Seoul.

Career Center Interactive Lounge

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) is responsible for keeping PlayStation growing and thriving in the United States, Canada and Latin America and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America Inc. We make advanced hardware that enables the most talented developers to produce vanguard titles and set new standards in interactive entertainment. Our goal is to make a family of products that completely changes the definition of home entertainment.

Plasma Screen Showcase Sponsor

GitHub is the best place to build software together. Over 7 million people use GitHub to share code. With the collaborative features of, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

Lanyard Sponsor

Paymentwall is an all-in-one platform for digital payments that enables game publishers to easily and effectively monetize their users in more than 200 countries with over 120 different popular payment methods, ranging from credit cards and bank transfers to prepaid cards, mobile billing, kiosks and more.

Badge Insert Sponsor

Canada is Game Nation! As the worlds 3rd largest contributor to the gaming industry, the opportunity to partner with hundreds of companies representing the best talent in gaming is now! Attractive tax credits and incentives plus access to top talent make Canada the perfect spot to open your next studio!

Gold Promotion Sponsor

The Intel Game Developer team is committed to helping game developers succeed when targeting Intel platforms. Current Intel processors contain impressive graphics performance and unique features for games. Intel resources for game developers include tools, sample code, programming documentation, contests, and more. Intel gaming platforms span the gamut from Android phones and tablets, to Ultrabooks with Intel Iris Pro Graphics, to Xeon powered datacenters running the world's largest MMOs.

IGF Student Showcase Platinum Sponsor

DigiPen Institute of Technology is an innovator in the field of game development education. It's the first college to offer a bachelor's degree in video game programming, the winner of more IGF awards than any other school, and the source of some of the industry's most skilled and creative programmers, artists, and designers.