Dovetail Games in Chatham to join Elite programme run by London Stock Exchange after being identified as private company with growth potential

A video game developer is to join a two-year support programme run by the London Stock Exchange.

Dovetail Games, a Chatham-based publisher and maker of train simulation titles, is part of the latest intake to the markets’ Elite scheme, designed to help private companies grow.

First launched in April and run by more than 40 corporate advisory and investment partners, the programme aims to teach chief executives how to prepare their business for rapid growth and help with access to funding and business opportunities.

Dovetail Games chief executive Paul Jackson
Dovetail Games chief executive Paul Jackson

Run in collaboration with Imperial College Business School, there are 33 UK companies on the programme.

Dovetail Games chief executive Paul Jackson said: “As someone who has lived in the Medway area all of my life, I am extremely proud that we have been able to build a high tech video games company here in Chatham.

“Over the next few years we have ambitious plans to grow our business, which will mean recruiting even more local talent.

“To be chosen as one of the London Stock Exchange’s Elite companies is a recognition of that ambition, and gives us an opportunity to grow faster and more effectively than before.”

London Stock Exchange plc chief executive Alexander Justham said: “Fast growing ambitious businesses are the engine of the UK’s economic growth and together with Imperial College Business School and the business community, we remain committed to creating a vibrant eco-system, able to support and inspire companies long after the 24 month Elite programme. Today’s cohort showcases the UK’s ability to produce great businesses and we are delighted to welcome them to Elite.”

Dovetail Games was founded in 2009 and is formerly known as

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