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 16: Ville Vesterinen - Lessons from a nordic serial entrepreneur - Slush, Grey Area, Swappie - becoming an Atomico angel investor & more
Episode | June 24th, 2020 | 36 mins 42 secs
entrepreneurship, europe, gaming, investing, nordics, podcast, startups, venture capital
Ville Vesterinen (@vesterinen) is a serial entrepreneur from Finland. He is one of the original founders of Slush - one of the world’s leading startup & tech conferences. Ville also founded Grey Area, a gaming company that was backed by Index Ventures, serves as the chairman of Swappie, a startup selling refurbished mobile phones, and he is an angel investor for Atomico.