eFuse, a social media platform and “professional hub” for esports and gaming, has been launched.
Launched on January 2nd, the platform previously had an early access waiting list of over 23,000 people.
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Matthew Benson, CEO of eFuse told Esports Insider: “We are so grateful for the gaming community’s response to our launch. From influencers to amateur gamers, we have heard the excitement and are committed to growing the platform. Whether you’re a pro, a casual gamer, or anything in between, eFuse has a place for you.”
The platform aims to provide a place for “games and business professionals” to build their own digital portfolio, in turn using said portfolio to find opportunities and connect with others.
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eFuse is launching with the backing of entrepreneur Sundance DiGiovanni and internet personality Daniel “Keemstar” Keem. The company has also launched its ‘#FortheGamers’ campaign, a year-long initiative that offers 52 scholarships with 52 industry figures.
Keemstar also commented on the platform’s launch: “This website will connect every single aspect of gaming entertainment and allow us to communicate with one another to help further everyone’s career.”
Esports Insider says: LinkedIn already provides opportunities to connect with industry professionals in esports but it doesn’t have the social and gaming aspects that eFuse has – this could be the key to it picking up traction. Having the likes of DiGiovanni on board is a huge positive for the company, considering his knack for launching successful businesses. eFuse is one to keep an eye on.
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