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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