The average gamer spends eight hours and 27 minutes playing games, which represents a 14% increase over 2020. User-generated content platforms like Youtube, TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. have led to the meteoric rise of new media creators. Allstar sits at the intersection of these two prominent trends. It’s a platform built for gamers that allows them to capture their favorite gaming moments, distribute this content, and build followings. Allstar is completely cloud-based without the need for any specialized or costly hardware and is currently offered as a freemium product with premium features coming soon. It currently supports CS:GO and Dota 2 with titles like Fortnite, League of Legends, Rainbow6, and Valorant in the roadmap. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Nick Cuomo to learn more about how his experience as a gamer led to the vision to turn gamers into content creators, the company’s strategic plans, recent round of funding from investors that include New York Angels, Studio.vc, J-Ventures, and Emerging Ventures, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York, Miami Angels, Gaingels, Sand Hill Angels, and several individual investors.
Despite the pandemic halting sports, fans have a new outlet with ThriveFantasy when the action resumes. This daily fantasy sports platform democratizes fantasy sports and is designed for the casual user who wants to be more engaged with sports. Rather than drafting a traditional fantasy lineup, users can pick over/unders from the top tier athletes […]
Venture capitalist Mike Edelhart lays out what he sees as a single seam in Esports and gaming content that has true venture scale – Esports SaaS. Esports SaaS companies have these characteristics.
There is only one chance in 562,400 that a person in today’s world will win a medal in the summer Olympic Games. Depending upon the sport and event, the chances of winning a gold medal range from 1 in 3.5 million to 1 in 9 million. I was fortunate to train several track and field […]
According to SuperData, Esports was a $1.5B in industry in 2017 with continued growth forecasted. As a result of this explosive growth, massive amounts of data is being collected and recorded.This is where Esports One comes in. It’s a data analytics company that uses computer vision and machine learning to capture data that is used […]