Entrepreneurship Grad Blazes Trail in Fast-Growing Esports Industry

It’s one of the fastest-growing forms of entertainment across the globe, and now draws international competitors to tournaments with prize pools of up to $30 million and hundreds of millions of spectators. So, it’s no surprise that graduates from Ohio University’s College of Business are looking to capitalize on that growth and blaze new trails in the emerging esports industry.

COB alumnus Matt Benson is one of those trailblazers. The 2019 entrepreneurship graduate currently serves as the CEO of eFuse(opens in a new window), a web and mobile application that serves as a professional hub for esports and video games. The platform recently announced a $1.4 million seed round in preparation for the platform’s launch on December 10, 2019.

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Originally published November 8, 2019.

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