FYI: Kieran Holmes-Darby (Podcast - Episode 10)



NEW PODCAST - EPISODE 10 🎙🎮 (YES WE'RE IN DOUBLE FIGURES)

This weeks podcast guest is Kieran Holmes-Darby, Chief Gaming Officer and Co-Founder of Excel Esports.

Excel is a leading UK-based gaming and esports entertainment brand, with a team that competes in the premier European esports competition, Riot Games' League of Legends European Championship (LEC).


Kieran gives us a fascinating overview of how Excel was born, from two brothers coming up with the idea to start a esports team in 2014, through to now competing in Europe’s biggest esports competition (with a £10m competition entry fee!). We also discuss:

- What is 'League of Legends'

- What a it takes to be a professional esports player

- Commercial opportunities and growth in esports

- Bringing onboard BT as main sponsor

- Establishing Twickenham Stadium as their main HQ


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Simplecast:

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