XLIVE Interview Series - Nicholas Horbaczewski - Drone Racing League

XLIVE Interview Series – Nicholas Horbaczewski, Drone Racing League

  This week on the XLIVE interview Series, we sat down with Nicholas Horbaczewski, CEO and Founder of the Drone Racing League.  DRL combines some of the best drone pilots with unique locations and their proprietary technology to create a sustainable league, while creating unique and original content to reach spectators and create engaging experiences.  […]

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XLIVE Interview Series - Kent Wakeford - KSV Esports

XLIVE Interview Series – Kent Wakeford, KSV Esports

  You’ve been involved in the gaming scene for some time now. First with Kabam and now with KSV. Can you walk us through what got you started into gaming, about your involvement with Kabam and how it evolved into KSV? Since I was young, I’ve always loved gaming. From playing Space Invaders on my […]

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XLIVE Interview Series – Ann Hand, Super League Gaming

This week we got to sit down with Ann Hand, Chairman & CEO of Super League Gaming one of the leaders of amateur esports organizers, hosting over 1,000 competitions in 16 cities across the US. We discussed what drew her to esports, plans for the future, and how SLG is providing opportunities for both the […]

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Nate Eckman XLIVE Interview

XLIVE Interview Series – Nate Eckman, Ultimate Media Ventures

We had the chance to sit down with Nate Eckman, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Office of Ultimate Media Ventures. We discussed the growing partnerships with esports clubs, the newly released franchise models for various esports titles, and the love of video games. How did you get into the space? Were you always a gamer or […]

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Traditional Sports and Esports

Inside Esports, the Fastest Growing Spectator Sport in the World

  Since the invention of video games in mainstream culture in the 1970’s, video games have become so common that one in seven people play video games every day worldwide. Throughout the years video gaming has transitioned from a form of entertainment for dedicated gamers to a mass medium that millions of people engage in […]

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XLIVE Esports Summit 2017

XLIVE Esports Summit Announces Inaugural CEO Throwdown Competition + NFL and Electronic Arts (EA) Join Roster of Industry Execs

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Only a few weeks stand before XLIVE brings its highly-curated Esports Summit to New York City this August 22-23. Just ahead of this summer’s hottest summit for professional sports team owners, Esports athletes, tournament organizers, and anyone within the booming Esports industry, XLIVE is rolling out new activations and adding on more speakers to this year’s […]

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Yvette-Martinez - XLIVE Exports Summit

Yvette Martinez-Rea: Women in eSports Topic at XLIVE 2017 eSports Summit

Yvette Martinez-Rea – ESL – Women in esports Yvette Martinez-Rea is the COO of ESL North America. She’ll be speaking at the XLIVE Esports Summit in New York in August (22-23) on a panel titled ‘How women are playing a crucial role in the growth of esports’. She touches on that same subject, women in esports, here. […]

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XLIVE FEATURE: What The Future of Esports Could Look Like

From “neuropriming” to immersive fan experiences, this is what the future of esports could look like Delaware North’s Todd Merry discusses the future of esports ahead of the XLIVE Esports Headsets could play a big role in the future of esports. Not normal, everyday headsets, of course. In the near future of esports, players will […]

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The Esports Venue Ecosystem

Traditional sports is full of iconic and stable locations. If you want to watch an LA Lakers home game, you’ll find yourself at the Staples Center. Getting ready for a Boston Bruins match? You better be near TD Garden. While the New York Islanders didn’t make the playoffs this year, you can at least watch […]

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XLIVE Interview Series - Saira Mueller - DOT Esports

XLIVE Interview Series – Saira Mueller, DOT Esports

  This week on the XLIVE Interview Series, we caught up with Saira Mueller, Managing Editor at Dot Esports.  We spoke about a number of things from how she got involved in esports, trends and new developments in the industry, and what it’s like being a female minority in the Esports industry.  Read her interview below! […]

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XLIVE Interview Series - Avi Bhuiyan - Catalyst Sports

XLIVE Interview Series – Avi Bhuiyan, Catalyst Sports and Entertainment

You joined Catalyst Sports & Entertainment less than a year ago, how has that been? Can you talk about some of the initiatives you have been working on since joining the team as Executive Vice President? Working at Catalyst has been an awesome experience so far. Coming from Riot Games where I developed a lot […]

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