#3 | The Beginning of Series A!

The Esports Startup show

Summary: <p>Welcome to <strong>The Esports Startup</strong>!</p> <p>Join our <a href="https://e1.gg/slack"><strong>Slack community</strong></a> 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 <a href="https://esportsone.com">site</a>.</p> <p><br></p> <p>In this episode we talk about:</p> <p><strong>1:30 -</strong> Why we decided to start raising for Series A</p> <p><strong>4:40 -</strong> When exactly did we start raising our Series A?</p> <p><strong>11:14 -</strong> Strategizing the best way to raise Series A</p> <p><strong>16:48 -</strong> Celebrity Investments</p> <p><strong>19:05 -</strong> Timing for starting series A, early meetings, and the story of the deck</p> <p><strong>21:13 -</strong> Understanding the market and personas/archetypes</p> <p><strong>29:43 -</strong> Slide by slide through our current Deck</p> <p><strong>51:40 -</strong> The deck building process, challenges and solutions</p> <p><br></p> <p>This episode comes with a complimentary <a href="https://medium.com/esportsone/the-esports-startup-episode-3-the-beginning-of-series-a-ec707084f2c9?source=friends_link&amp;sk=ad727ad562daa20faa98c30c4608d234"><strong>blog post</strong></a> that includes actual screenshots from our current Series A pitch deck, behind-the-scenes information, helpful links and more! Check it out and follow the <a href="https://medium.com/esportsone">Esports One Medium</a></p> <p><br></p> <p><strong>Contact Info:</strong></p> <p><strong>Matt Gunnin</strong> (CEO)</p> <p>Email: matt@esportsone.com | Twitter | LinkedIn</p> <p><strong>Jordan O'Hara</strong> (Marketing Director)</p> <p>Email: jordan@esportsone.com | Twitter | LinkedIn</p> <p><strong>Jonny Hockey</strong> (Head of Biz Dev)</p> <p>Email: jonny@esportsone.com | Twitter | LinkedIn</p>