“When we started in 2012, the vast majority of people had never heard of eSports,” said Andrew Paradise CEO and founder of Skillz. “Now, the eSports industry continues to grow at an exponential rate to disrupt the future of sports, a three thousand year old industry and one of humanity’s oldest and most celebrated institutions.”
CNBC.com’s special report, found at disruptor50.cnbc.com, features an in-depth profile of Skillz and an explanation of how CNBC chose the companies on the list. The site also contains a robust line-up of stories exploring the technologies that today’s business decision makers need to know and explaining how investors can profit from disruptive trends. CNBC will continue to track the progress of Skillz as a Disruptor throughout the coming year.
For more information on Skillz-enabled games and implementing mobile eSports competitions, visit www.skillz.com or email email@example.com.
Skillz, the leading mobile eSports platform, connects the world’s 2.6 billion mobile gamers through competition. Over 12 million gamers use Skillz to compete in mobile games across 3,000+ game studios. Skillz awarded more than 46 percent of all eSports prizes and broadcast over 40 million minutes of footage to spectators worldwide in 2016. Founded in 2012, Skillz is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capitalists as well as the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Mets. To learn more, visit www.skillz.com.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cnbc-disruptor-50-announces-first-esports-company-ever-to-make-list-skillz-300458508.html