Brock helps innovative video game get from concept to Dragon’s Den

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Brock helps innovative video game get from concept to Dragon’s Den

Published on July 04 2012


In less than a year, Brock University helped the founders of a start-up gaming company get from designing a concept to selling the product. And now their path has led to the gates of TV's Dragon's Den.

In summer 2011, Alex Peters and Rohan Mahimker received a grant from the federal government’s Applied Research and Commercialization (ARC) program that helps small and medium enterprises (SMEs) get from R&D to commercialization. Brock University is one of ARC’s administering bodies for south-central Ontario.

Peters and Mahimker had conceived the idea for an interactive game called Prodigy, with a huge advantage over the competition. It would not only help kids learn, but adjust its level of difficulty based on the emotions of the child playing it.

Read the full story in The Brock News