The Esports Startup show

The Esports Startup

Summary: Learn what it's like to work in the fast-paced esports industry as you follow Esports One's journey through the worlds of esports and startups.

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 #2 | Seed Round Secured, Now What? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3159

 Welcome to The Esports Startup! Join our Slack community to chat with the hosts and learn about esports, startups and funding from your hosts and community members! To learn more about Esports One, visit our site. In this episode we take you through: 1:25 — Closing a seed round of funding, lawyers & negotiating with your investors 12:50 — Press Releases and why you should Always Be Raising (ABR) 17:59 — Moving from NYC to LA and why Co-working could be a great option for your startup 23:18 — Hiring your first employees & recruiters vs. hired.com vs. job boards 27:58 — Building our first product and the importance of user feedback 34:57 — What to expect in your first board meeting 42:35 — Finding our first office space and moving out of WeWork This episode comes with a complimentary blog post that includes some behind the scenes pictures/details and links to the actual pitch decks, job descriptions and presentations that we used throughout our Seed Round and beyond.

 #1 | From Idea to Seed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2428

 Welcome to The Esports Startup!  Join our Slack community to chat with the hosts and learn about esports, startups and funding from community members! To learn more about Esports One, visit our site. In this episode, we’re going to talk about where the idea for Esports One came from (spoiler alert, we weren’t called Esports One at first). We’ll also discuss what it was like to attend two startup accelerators, the value we got from them, and how we approached raising our seed round of funding afterwards.  Contact Info Matt Gunnin (CEO) Email: matt@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn Jordan O'Hara (Marketing Director) Email: jordan@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn Jonny Hockey (Head of Biz Dev) Email: jonny@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn

 Intro: The Story of Esports One and How We're Raising Our Series A | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 652

Welcome to The Esports Startup! Join our Slack community to get your questions answered on an upcoming episode! To learn more about Esports One, visit our site. In Season 1 we're going to take you on the journey of raising our Series A round of funding. You'll get a firsthand, behind the scenes look at exactly how we approach the tricky business of raising VC money to build your own esports startup. Thanks for tuning in! Contact Info Matt Gunnin (CEO) Email: matt@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn Jordan O'Hara (Marketing Director) Email: jordan@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn Jonny Hockey (Head of Biz Dev) Email: jonny@esportsone.com Twitter LinkedIn

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