Sponsors and partners

Kefir is a game studio famous for its hits Last Day on Earth, Grim Soul, Metro 2033, Eastern Front, and many more. Our flagship games rank top positions in dozens of countries and millions of hearts all over the world as evidenced in a quarter of a billion installs! We are making games because we are gamers. We set challenging goals and make what seemed impossible.
We need people passionate for games because it is sincere love for one’s job that generates an epic product.

Games Academy – is an educational project in the field of video-games development specifying on complex education of proffesionals for game-development industry.

The projects mission is to provide a theoretical and practical base for profesionals in the CG area, animation, game-design and programming according to the requirements of game development industry as well as giving a general view to everyone who is interested on the process of game development.



Murka is a mobile-first game developer. Founded in 2011, Murka focuses on creating social casino genre hits such as “Slots Journey”, “Scatter Slots” and “Infinity Slots” catering for a global audience. Over two million people play Murka’s games every month on multiple platforms. Murka’s explosive growth is fueled by expertise in game design, marketing, analytics combined with significant technical background. Murka brings together the brightest minds in gaming to ensure a unique gameplay experience for its players. According to AppAnnie’s recent report Murka was ranked the fastest growing company in the CIS and the 2nd one among mobile game developers by revenue.


Gismart is a leading developer and publisher of entertainment-focused apps and games with over 500 million downloads. The company operates within three primary focus areas – hyper-casual games, third-party game publishing, and music entertainment apps. Gismart’s top titles include Cool Goal!, Domino Smash, Cleon, Oil Tycoon, Beat Maker Go and Piano Crush. Today Gismart unites over 280 professionals. The company is headquartered in London, UK.


LLC «Company Novella» – is an official distributor of Wacom in Ukraine.

International company Wacom was established in Japan in 1983. Currently Wacom has offices in more than 150 states. During 30 productive years Wacom has worked with most of the creative professionals and organizations continues to inspire creation of new worlds. Wacom provides its products for CG arts, VFX, fashion and industrial design and ease the interaction between human being and digital devices. Wacom provides graphic pads, interactive mobile displays, digital interfaces, styluses and decisions for e-documentation. It allows any user – either artist or top manager to concentrate on pure creative. Millions of people all over the world use wireless styluses working with smartphones, pads and computers. Wacom provides complex decisions and Feel IT Technologies interfaces to manufacturers and partners all over the world. Most of computer manufacturers use Wacom technologies in their devices production.

OJSC “Novella” is an official distributor of Wacom in Ukraine.


Red Beat is Ukrainian game developer company established by inspired professionals making games for 15 years. Red Beat management approach is inspired by new gwnwration companies, such as Valve.

We don’t have common vertical structure. Interesting game shall be created by talented people, not by committees. We are currently working on several interesting projects. We need self-sufficient professionals, able to create cool projects without excessive management control. Do you want to make games instead of writing reports? Come here and make games!


Bristar is an art studio dedicated to the development of children’s educational games. So far we have created over 20 education games covering different subjects and age groups.

Our employees include professional artists, programmers and game writers, experienced in game design. We care about children and their education, and strive to create an interesting, pleasant and effective means of encouraging and aiding their pursuit of knowledge.

Many of our employees are parents themselves, so we know what is needed for children and how they can be interested.

We want education to be interesting and accessible and meet the requirements of modern society.

Play and study together


BlackLab – is an art-production outsource studio, that provides 3D/2D content for video games, movies, VR/AR, 3d print of any complexity. Under their belt are such projects like Kill Zone 4, Total War series, Warface etc. Also, the company is always looking for a talanted senior character artists for remote work. Feel free to apply for a job on our website by the link below:


PlayToMax is an experienced HTML5 game developer with over 7 years of experience on this market.

Over these years the company has developed the set of the most effective solutions for cross-platform high-quality games and playable ads.

PlayToMax offers custom game development of browser, instant games, direct and other messenger games as well as porting different Flash and other platform games to HTML5.

Except of this company is offering a unique user acquisition tool for mobile games – playable ads.

Playable ads allow users to play the game before installing it. The product has proved itself as the most effective with high conversions and quality users as a result.

PlayToMax offers quick full cycle development according to all market standards and requirements.


The Artcore – it’s the art production studio focused on video games, VR and film production. Founded by game industry veterans that worked on many world famous titles it focused on top quality and efficiency in art outsourcing field.

Marketing partners

ROASUP is a digital performance marketing agency that specializes in acquiring paying users on Facebook for mobile game developers. ROASUP is a team of professionals having many years’ experience in online marketing and free-to-play game analytics.
We use performance-based approach that delivers the positive ROAS at the lowest cost.
We develop and constantly upgrade our automated platform (based on mathematical modelling and machine-learning). It allows acquiring paying users more effectively.
ROASUP in-house design team produces high-quality advertising materials and our automated analysis system determines the most successful creatives, thus we use top-performing creatives to acquire new.
ROASUP is a right choice as a Facebook media-buying partner – you will get the transparent and risk-free user acquisition.

Technical partners

LG Electronics Inc. is a South Korean multinational electronics company headquartered in Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea, and is part of LG Corporation, employing 82,000 people working in 119 local subsidiaries worldwide.

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Casual Connect is one of the biggest world game development conferences. The winner of Indie Prize competition will represent his game on Casual Connect in February 2017 in Berlin and shall participate there in Indie developers competition.


VALUES VALUE helps GameDev companies build their HR, PR and recruiting processes, hire teams and setup new offices. Our core client is a happy employee.


ACHIEVERS HUB is a meeting point for indie teams, investors, publishers and mentors where they can share knowledge, resources, connections and successfully collaborate on new amazing projects. ACHIEVERS HUB is aimed to help talented indie developers build strategy, get funding, secure partnerships and get their games to the market effectively. We provide workshops, mentorship, product and business advice from industry experts, professional services, and access to the network of investors and publishers.


GTP Media is a gaming PR agency. The company helps talented indie developers with promotion and does PR for western publishers in CIS countries. Also, GTP Media organizes events and works on services for developers.


GTP Indie Cup is the biggest indie games competition in CIS countries. Indie Cup is a fully online event – it’s a great place to showcase your game, receive feedback from industry professionals, publishers and press, and to win valuable prizes.


PINE is a professional and innovative app that enriches your networking experience at events and conferences. It helps you to easily find and meet like-minded people.


Kyiv Indies Meetups are monthly meetups for game developers. It is a platform where you can share your ideas and experience, meet your colleagues and possible employer or employee. There are several presentations from industry experts on every event. Also every attendee is welcome to share news and updates about his projects


Our mission is to create corporate clothing for IT companies so cool that employees proudly wear it not only in the office, but also at meetings with friends, at concerts, conferences, and travel. We produce premium quality corporate clothing that will be boasted to colleagues from other companies!


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Contact us

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Oleksandr Khrutskiy
Skype: che_ratnik
Tel: +38 067 909 52 29

Sponsors and partners issues
Business Development Director, Partner

Irina Syomka
Skype: irina.syomka
Tel: +38 095 391 12 92

Sponsors, partners and speakers issues

Anastasia Sokolova
+38 066 663 26 16

Content and speakers issues

Nikita Chuchko
E-mail: indie@ggconference.com

Tel: +380 98 089 80 03 

Indie developers curator

Victoria Shapkina
Tel: +38 063 734 03 23
Telegram: @meowthai

Account management, participant coordinator

Tim Kopylov
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FB: tim.kopylov.1
Tel: +38 095 710 15 64

Building locations and working with contractors

Veronika Burbela
E-mail: media@ggconference.com
FB: Veronika Burbela
Telegram: +38 0975833353

Content management

Olga Khomenko
Skype: xoxomikadze
Tel:+38 063 218 86 40

Work with volonteers

Katerina Burbela
Skype: katerina_b77
Tel: +38 067 575 84 84

Content and speakers issues

Elena Lobova
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