Episode 24: Patrick Gobonya - Building a sustainable eSports organization with Ovation eSports to deliver the next-generation fan experience
Episode | April 22nd, 2021 | 41 mins 58 secs
entrepreneurship, esports, europe, gaming, media, startups, sustainability
Patrick Gobonya is one of the co-founders of Ovation eSports, the first sustainable eSports organization. Ovation is one of the fastest growing eSports brands in Europe and combines professionalism and fun in one team. Their athletes compete in games such as Fortnite and Valorant. We talk about the origin story of Ovation, tips for starting an eSports team, sustainability in the context of eSports & gaming, and more.
Episode 14: Christian Jantzen - Path to becoming one of the youngest VCs in Europe, starting an eSports team, and Futuristic VC
Episode | April 7th, 2020 | 41 mins 47 secs
entrepreneurship, esports, europe, fundraising, investing, micro vc, startups, venture capital
Christian (@chrjantzen) is the founder of Futuristic.vc, a micro-fund investing in Nordic pre-seed companies. He has invested in +20 companies across the entire region and helped founders secure follow-on funding from some of the strongest investors in Europe. Christian is viewed as one of the youngest VCs in Europe.