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The Business of eSports w/ Delane Parnell

podcast December 21, 2021


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Delane Parnell is founder and CEO at PlayVS, which makes a Web app used by U.S. schools to create esports teams and participate in state-sanctioned, competitive leagues. The app schedules matches, tracks player statistics and auto-reports wins and losses, which prevent cheating in popular games like League of Legends.

His startup has raised $96 million dollars in just 13 months.

This talk is a throwback to AfroTech 2019, held in Oakland, CA. Delane joins Blavity’s HNIC Morgan DeBaun on the main stage.

Follow Will Lucas on Instagram at @willlucas

Learn more about other Black tech disruptors and innovators at AfroTech.com

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