Investing in e-sports during Covid-19

by Private Equity & Venture Capital Club

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Tue, 26 May 2020

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Adam Whyte, Founder and CEO of Edge, a data-driven tech platform for the gaming and esports industry and its investor, Yevgeny Bebnev, Angel Investor and a commodity Hedge Fund Associate Partner, will discuss about investing into the gaming industry, what the gaming industry and E-sports looks like post-COVID19. How yana.gg project was devised to address the mental health during quarantine. Then about specifically what edge.gg is doing right now and the roadmap for the near future.
Yevgeny, will talk about why he invested into edge.gg, and the general principles which guided him. Then there will be Q&A

Founder and CEO: Adam Whyte
Adam Whyte, LL.M. MSc., is a former sports lawyer. He is the founder & CEO of Edge, a data-driven tech platform for the gaming and esports industry. On 2 May 2020, Edge was the leading company YANA - a massive global social initiative to combat COVID loneliness with gaming.

Angel Investor and a commodity Hedge Fund Associate Partner: Yevgeny Bebnev
A former stockbroker, Yevgeny has over 15 years of experience in Carbon Markets and Commodity derivatives. He joined a Commodities Hedge fund 5 years ago where he progressed from an analyst to CTO to finally Associate Partner. Joined the LBS EMBA program in 2019, and has spent the last year pivoting to VC, while maintaining the primary role. Yevgeny has been active on the LBS Portal to build the deal flow for him and his co-investors, and as an avid gamer since childhood, could not pass up on the opportunity to be involved with edge.gg



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