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Esports Business Network Podcast

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Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports.
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EBNP #060 - PATRICK NEFF [CGO] [TEXSEF]
EBNP #060, our guest is Patrick Neff, Chief Gaming Officer of Texas Scholastic Esports Federation. In this podcast, Patrick and I converse about his journey into Esports, the opportunities in scholastics, and what options high schoolers have after they graduate. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #convention #business #podcast #networking
26:27
September 13, 2021
EBNP #059 - DANNY MARTIN [CEO] [ESPOSURE.GG]
EBNP #059, our guest is none other than Danny Martin, CEO of Esposure.gg. This episode is a little different than our normal episodes recorded virtually over the internet, this episode was recorded on-location at Galveston Island Esports Summit 2021. Danny joined me at our booth and we talked about his evolutions in the Gaming & Esports Industry, we talked about the rebranding of Geekletes to Esposure, and we talked about the future of Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #convention #business #podcast #networking
01:03:40
September 06, 2021
EBNP #058 - JAY MELAMED [CEO] [XP LEAGUE]
EBNP #058, our guest is Jay Melamed, the CEO of XP League. In this podcast, Jay and I talk about the process of building an Esports Tournament platform and franchise, the state of scholastic Esports, and how to adapt in an ever evolving Esports Industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #franchise #business #podcast #networking
47:17
August 30, 2021
EBNP #057 - RUSSELL FOLWELL [FB.GG PARTNER] [MY_MAGNUM_HURTS]
EBNP #057, our guest is Russell Folwell. Russell, also known as My_Magnum_Hurts, is a Facebook Gaming Partner with over 22 thousand followers. We talk about his history playing videos games, why he started streaming, and how he's bringing mobile gaming tournaments to his community. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #convention #business #podcast #networking
51:27
August 23, 2021
EBNP #056 - MARY JO & JOHNNY [EVENT COORDINATORS] [GALVESTON ISLAND ESPORTS SUMMIT]
EBNP #056, our guests are Mary Jo Naschke & Johnny Steverson, the co-creators & operators of Galveston Island Esports Summit. In this podcast, we learn about the reason why the started the event, what we can expect as an attendee, and why the conference is important for the industry of Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! 3:04 INTRODUCTION: MARY JO & JOHNNY 4:25 FOUNDATION: CULTURE OF GAMERS 6:26 FUNDAMENTALS: TRANSFERABLE SKILLS 7:15 EXECUTABLES: INNOVATION IN EDUCATION 9:04 MISSIONS: THE SHOW MUST GO ON 9:48 ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A SPACE & COMMUNITY FOR GAMERS 11:01 EVOLUTIONS: BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE
40:23
August 16, 2021
EBNP #055 - BEN FEFERMAN [CEO] [AMUKA ESPORTS]
EBNP #055, our guest is Ben Feferman, Chief Executive Officer of Amuka Esports. In this podcast, we discuss Ben's motivation to start an Esports company, how the company operates, and current events in the Esports Industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! 2:39 INTRODUCTION: BEN FEFERMAN 5:25 FOUNDATION: VISIONARY ENTREPRENEUR 6:19 FUNDAMENTALS: IDEATION TO OPERATION 7:52 EXECUTABLES: RAISING CAPITAL 15:58 MISSIONS: WHEN TO PIVOT 23:31 ACCOMPLISHMENTS: CONTENT CREATIONS FOR PURPOSE 43:28 EVOLUTIONS: REIMAGINING THE ESPORTS INDUSTRY
48:13
August 09, 2021
EBNP #054 - MAGNUS LEPPÄNIEMI (ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP)
EBNP #054, our guest is Magnus Leppäniemi, the President of Esports at Esports Entertainment Group. In this podcast, we discuss Magnus career in Gaming & Esports, the operations of running a publicly traded Esports Company, and how he intends to grow the business from his role at the company. Enjoy! 2:04 Introduction: Magnus Leppäniemi 6:26 Foundation: Magnus' Built Partnerships in Esports 10:33 Operation: Magnus' Team Work in Esports 13:50 Innovation: Magnus' Moves the Needle in Esports 19:24 Diversification: Magnus' Grows Business in Esports Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
47:52
August 02, 2021
EBNP #053 - TREVOR BERNEKING (BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
EBNP #053, our guest is Trevor Berneking, Director of Esports & Intramurals at Buena Vista University. In this episode, we talk about Trevor's journey into leadership of a Collegiate Esports Program, the process of building a program from scratch, and what direction Education in Esports is heading. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! 2:15 Introduction: Trevor Berneking 6:23 Backstory: Trevor's Gaming Origins
48:22
July 26, 2021
EBNP #052 - JEREMY PACKER (ULTIMATE GAMING CHAMPIONSHIP)
EBN Podcast #052, our guest is Jeremy Packer, the Chief Technology Officer for Ultimate Gaming Championship. In this podcast, I interview Jeremy about his youth as a Halo 2 competitor, the evolution of UGC Esports, and the establishment of UGC EDU. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
46:20
July 19, 2021
EBNP #051 - DAVID KAELIN (CLASSIC GAME FEST)
EBN Podcast #051, our guest is David Kaelin, the Founder & CEO of Classic Game Fest & Game Over Video Games. In this podcast, I interview David about his journey from Electronics Sales Associate at a big box retailer to Owner & Operator of Game Over Video Games, what was the origin story of Classic Game Fest, and his observations of the resale market for Retro Video Games. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
57:41
July 12, 2021
EBNP #050 - DREW PROCTOR (ESPORTS CAREERS PODCAST)
EBN Podcast #050, our guest is Drew Proctor, host of the Esports Careers Podcast. In this podcast, I interview Drew about his motivations in starting the podcast, how he approaches production & collaboration, and what he sees is the future of Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
49:11
July 05, 2021
EBNP #049 - SHAWN SMITH (GYO.GG)
EBN Podcast #049, our guest is Shawn Smith, the Chief Platform Officer of GYO Score. In this podcast, we discuss the development of GYO Score, the current state of Scholastic Esports, and the future path to pro for Collegiate Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
50:41
June 28, 2021
EBNP #048 - ADAM LOPEZ (IRVINE VALLEY COLLEGE)
EBN Podcast #048, our guest is Adam Lopez, Esports Coordinator at Irvine Valley College. In this podcast, we talk about Adam's experience in Gaming from the perspective of growing up in Northern California, how he got into Collegiate Esports, and what are some of the benefits of joining a Collegiate Esports Program. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy!
48:55
June 21, 2021
EBNP #047 - BEN BUENO (BEACONS.GG)
EBN Podcast #047, our guest is Ben Bueno, the CEO of Beacons.GG. In this podcast, we talk about how Ben began developing his company, what the process has been working with local companies & sponsors, and how his company is helping tournament organizers connect with local sponsors. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #interactive #podcast #business #investment
45:22
June 14, 2021
EBNP #046 - CHRIS "BOOP" LESSARD (MONKEY BUBBLE)
EBNP #046 - CHRIS BOOP LESSARD (MONKEY BUBBLE)
51:29
June 07, 2021
EBNP #045 - JAKE HICKS & NEFI LOPEZ (THE LAW OF ESPORTS)
EBN Podcast #045, our guests are Jake Hicks & Nefi Lopez of The Law of Esports. In this podcast, we discuss the evolution of how the guys got into gaming, the reason why they decided to start their podcast, and how they plan to help their listeners succeed in the Esports industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #interactive #podcast #business #investment
53:21
May 31, 2021
EBNP #044 - MARC PATTERSON (CONNECTED REALM ENTERTAINMENT)
EBN Podcast #044, our guest is Marc Patterson, the CEO of Connected Realm Entertainment & the Co-Chair of LA Venture Association Gaming. In this podcast, we dive into the future of mobile gaming from portables to mixed reality, we discuss role of media in combination with gameplay, and we chat about the visions for the future. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
49:23
May 24, 2021
EBNP #043 - MICHAEL WISNIOS (GGLEAGUES)
EBN Podcast #043, our guest is Michael Wisnios, the Director of Strategic Partnerships for GGLeagues. In this podcast, we discuss topics from grassroots to pro level obstacles facing Esports, we talk about how collegiate is building a path to pro, and how the future of Esports is being shaped in the here and now. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
47:10
May 17, 2021
EBNP #042 - LUIS LACA (PULSE ESPORTS GAMING ARENA)
EBN Podcast #042, our guest is Luis Laca, the President of Corporate at Pulse Esports Gaming Arena. In this podcast, I chat with Luis about his history in Esports, we talk about collegiate Esports, and we also learn what Pulse is aiming to accomplish in the industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
46:54
May 10, 2021
EBNP #041 - UZAIR HASAN (ESPORTS HOW)
EBN Podcast #041, our guest is UZAIR HASAN, Founder of Esports How. In this podcast, I interview Uzair and discover the reason why he started his company Esports How. You'll learn that he has been working on the company since he was in high school and saw the need for educational resources teaching those motivated to produce & host tournaments. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
48:04
May 03, 2021
EBNP #040 - MARIO PROSPERINO (ESPAT)
EBN Podcast #040, our guest is Mario Prosperino, Co-Founder of ESPAT. ESPAT stands for Esports Pixels & Technology. Mario and his team have been developing a tool set to provide companies a simplistic & convenient way to collect content. In this podcast, we discuss Mario's career leading up to founding ESPAT, what are some the challenges ESPAT is facing in their development, and what problems ESPAT aims to solve in the future. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
48:50
April 26, 2021
EBNP #039 - ALEXANDER ZAVOLOKA (STREAMHERO)
EBN Podcast #039, our guest is Alexander Zavoloka, CEO & Co-Founder of StreamHERO. StreamHERO aims to provide niche community & medium sized streamers, monetization features for live broadcasting, that traditionally was not accessible to content creators without affiliations to advertising agencies. Alexander's industry credibility speaks for its self with cumulatively over 18 years of experience starting as a professional player in the game Unreal Tournament, an Esports Journalist, and an entrepreneur building businesses in the Esports Industry. In this podcast, we discuss the evolution of his career in the industry, what drives his entrepreneurial nature, and what the future holds for StreamHERO. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
49:42
April 19, 2021
EBNP #038 - KYREE WARE (CENTRIC GAMING)
EBN Podcast #038, our guest is Kyree Ware the Founder of Centric Gaming. Kyree was introduced to video games early in his childhood, he found himself playing for hours burning the midnight oil grinding for the love of the game. His game of choice would become Call of Duty, where he excelled to a level of establishing his own team. In 2020, he alongside Dion Waiters & Wilson M. Arroyo took  Centric Gaming to the next level of professional esports. In this podcast, you'll learn about the man behind Centric Gaming, what mindset built the success of Centric Gaming, and what drives their passion for competition. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
46:36
April 12, 2021
EBNP #037 - CORY BOOKER (ARSNL)
EBN Podcast #037, our guest is Cory Booker, the creative mind behind ARSNL. Cory grew up in Greenville, SC and has been playing video games since he was five years old. Finding inspiration through Nadeshot, he ventured to be a professional Call of Duty player. In this podcast, we discuss his journey of becoming a content creator, the process of building your audience, and what we can expect from Arsnl in the future. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
46:47
April 05, 2021
EBNP #036 - ABBY SHERLOCK (USC ESPORTS)
EBN Podcast #036, our guest is Abby Sherlock, a graduate student at University of Southern California & fellow of USC Esports. Abby is a woman of many complexities, just exchanging a few minutes of conversation you'll shortly realize that she's exceeding far beyond her peers in the industry. It is easy to see that she's no slacker and aims to achieve extraordinarily great accomplishments. In this podcast, we discuss her nomadic upbringing with a robust understanding of American culture, we talk about her engagement with video games, and the research she is doing for her graduate thesis. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
49:20
March 29, 2021
EBNP #035 - KERRY WAANANEN (ESPORTS INSIDER)
EBN Podcast #035, our guest is Kerry Waananen. Kerry is Multimedia Content Creator & Freelance Journalist for Esports Insider based in The Randstad, Netherlands. Kerry's story is incredible having grown up in Middle America both figuratively & literally in Colorado, spending his young adult life in China, and establishing a relationship & life with his partner in The Netherlands. In this podcast, we discuss this journey from the early days playing video games to what Esports is like in Europe. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
47:17
March 22, 2021
EBNP #034 - TAYLOR GACH (ESPIN.GG)
EBN Podcast #034, our guest is Taylor Gach of ESPIN.GG. Taylor is the Director of Partnerships at Stay Plugged In, also know as ESPIN.GG. Taylor has worked in the entertainment & sports industry throughout her career, while working in college she was a character actress for Disney and that experience helped her find her way into a role in traditional sports marketing with the Los Angeles Angels professional baseball team. Now, offered the opportunity to take on a leadership role in Esports, she is now expanding the market of Esports. In this podcast, we talk about how there are different markets in Esports, how Esports is integrating into grade schools, and what is the future of Carolina Esports Hub. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
51:02
March 15, 2021
EBNP #033 - ROB “StreetTacoEater” DAVIS (DELTA V ESPORTS)
EBN Podcast #033, our guest is Rob "StreetTacoEater" Davis, the Head Honcho of Delta V Esports. Rob is extraordinarily talented having built a serious following around his company Delta V Esports and ofcourse a health streaming career as a Twitch Streamer. Rob has accomplished a lot in Gaming & Esports having ran a LAN Center, helped players & content creators build their careers in Gaming & Esports, and raised a family of gamers in his household. In this podcast, Rob and I get to chat about the history of Esports, what it takes to be successful in the industry, and where the industry is going in the future. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
51:04
March 08, 2021
EBNP #032 - MARK-ANTHONY FERNANDEZ (RARE XCELLENCE)
EBN Podcast #032, our guest is Mark-Anthony Fernandez, Co-Founder & President of Rare Xcellence. Mark-Anthony is an entrepreneur with a tenured history in the entertainment business. He helped to co-found Rare Xcellance to compete at the highest levels in Esports. Rare Xcellance was established by forming a team to compete in PUBG and has since grown to sign a roster of pro Apex Legends players soon to compete in Apex Legends Global Series. In this podcast, we talk about how we built our experience in Gaming & Esports, what it takes to operate an Esports Org, and how teams can generate revenue. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
47:60
March 01, 2021
EBNP #031 - CHASE PETERSON (PREMIERGG)
EBN Podcast #031, our guest is Chase Peterson, the CEO of Premier Esports. Chase is a gifted individual  with a talent for building brand & community. Premier Esports is a community that he built that is designed to empower players & content creators in pursuing their careers in Gaming & Esports. Chase has lots of experience in sales and marketing, he's used these skills to generate revenue for his team through sponsors & advertisers. In this podcast, Chase and I get to dive into how to build a brand in Esports, how to provide community with value, and how can companies innovate in the industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
48:19
February 22, 2021
EBNP #030 - REBECCA DE FRIETAS (SHOUTCASTER_LTD)
EBN Podcast #030, our guest is Rebecca De Frietas, the Founder + Owner  of Shoutcaster_Ltd. Rebecca is a real gamer, her level of authenticity is unmatched & she is incredibly knowledgeable about the intricacies of event production & coordination. She's using the experience she's built being an international globe trotting gamer & high level event production professional to provide consultation & services to Esports. In this podcast, we discuss her gaming history, how she travelled the world learning abroad, and how she's now cross-platforming those skills to Esports Events.  Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
51:41
February 15, 2021
EBNP #029 - EMPRESS333 & ECHO ROSE (7CITIESGAMING)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is EBN Podcast #029, our guests are Empress333 & Echo Rose from 7citiesgaming. What can I say these are two incredibly skilled & talent women making sure their name goes down in the history books for paving the way in Esports. They've both done great work in developing the culture of Esports at a high level. They've made a lot of opportunities happen for both players offline in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area, as well as, for international players abroad. This podcast dives deep into the process of building in Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
50:23
February 08, 2021
EBNP #028 - KRIS GOINS (LOUDSTREAM MEDIA)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is EBN Podcast #028, our guests is Kris Goins, the Founder & CEO of Loudstream Media. Kris is an industry professional & entrepreneur that I met on the platform Clubhouse. After having a insightful conversation about what her platform is bringing to the online virtual festival space, I had to have her on to discuss what she's doing. In this episode, we talk about how she discovered the concept to form Loudstream Media and what to expect from their upcoming festival, LoudstreamNOLA. We talk about how she plans to incorporate Gaming & Esports into her virtual festival circuit and how the partnerships & technology will revolutionize the way we attend festivals. She aims to bring another level of mixed reality to the Entertainment Industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
30:01
February 01, 2021
EBNP #027 - BROCK & JAMES (RADIANTS.GG)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is episode number 27 of the EBNP, our guests are Brock Rowlands & James Vansteenkiste, Co-Founders of Radiants.gg. It was our privilege to have Brock & James on the show to walk us through Riots new first person shooter game Valorant. They explained to us how top ranked players in the game are defined as Radiant. Hence why they chose to name their platform after the best players of the game. We discussed how their platform is going to improve the play of competitive Valorant, provide an extra level of community to the game, and take some of the complexity out of the learning curve to perfecting the game. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
48:51
January 25, 2021
EBNP #026 - JAKOB JOHNSON (LAGR GAMING)
This is episode number 26 of the EBNP, our guest is Jakob Johnson, the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of LAGr Gaming. Jakob's drive is admirable, you can see that in his accomplishments at such a young age. In the podcast, we discuss his entry into Gaming & Esports while he was still in middle school, the learning experience he gained from coordinating events as a young entrepreneur, and how he's developing his team & teaching others how to get involved in Esports. Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
48:02
January 18, 2021
EBNP #025 - GUILHERME ARTEN-MEYER (DRAFTBUFF)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is episode number 25 of the EBNP, our guest is Gui Arten-Meyer, Co-Founder & CMO at DraftBuff. Gui's experience & history in Esports is both robust & tenured, with over 5 years of experience in different areas of Esports, including content creation, marketing, man-management and project management. In this episode, Gui & Trent discuss the journey that got him to DraftBuff, why DraftBuff is developing an app for Esports Enthusiast, and what he foresees for the future of Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry https://twitter.com/gaamcap
52:47
January 11, 2021
EBNP #024 - LEON TURNER (THE LEGION MOB)
This is episode number 24 of the EBNP,  our guest is Leon Turner, the Chairman & Founder of The Legion Mob. Leon founded The Legion Mob to connect those who maybe need a distraction from current goings on in the world, and provide them an outlet through a community in Gaming & Esports. The overall aim of the organisation is to build up competitive teams and compete at the highest levels in multiple games. In this podcast, Leon and Trent Knox open up about some of the emotional aspects of Gaming & Esports, how our life circumstance influence but do not control our success, and how being less toxic can benefit the industry & culture of Esports. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
49:18
January 04, 2021
EBNP #023 - BRUNO SILVA (LAG MOBILE ESPORTS)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is episode number 23 of the EBNP,  our guest is Bruno Luiz Silva, the Chief Executive Officer & Product Manager for LAG Mobile Esports. Bruno established LAG Mobile Esports to draw more attention to the market segment of Mobile Esports through establishing and participating in tournaments in his home country of Portugal. LAG Mobile Esports is an International Esports Organization that is representing players, streamers, events, geek, nerd, and gamer culture around the world. In this podcast, we get to know Bruno's history in gaming, chat about different international gaming experiences, and what the future looks like for mobile gaming. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
50:53
December 28, 2020
EBNP #022 - CAM ADAIR (GAME QUITTERS)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network.  This is episode number 22 of the EBNP,  our guest is Cam Adair, the founder of Game Quitters and the Director of Research & Development at Intenta. Cam Adair is a renowned public speaker in the Mental Health Awareness space around Gaming & Esports, specializing in the topic of addiction as it pertains to video games. In this podcast, we discuss the reason why he established Game Quitters, what behaviors may signify someone is struggling with video game addiction, and some of the deeper & darker problems facing Esports. Enjoy!
52:48
December 21, 2020
EBNP #021 - SAM ELIZONDO (LFG CYBERCAFE)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is episode number 21 of the EBNP,  our guest is Sam Elizondo, Owner of LFG Cybercafe & Esports in Education Foundation. He's been involved in the gaming and esports industry for 14 years spanning all facets from competitive events to direct sales and even coaching. He's currently advising the city of San Antonio & local school districts as a consultant through Esports in Education Foundation.  We discuss the process of opening a Local Area Network Center (LAN Center), how to diversify in business during these trying times, and the evolution of Esports in Education. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
01:00:38
December 14, 2020
EBN RETROCAST #002 - EVERYTHING ESPORTS (DREAMHACK DALLAS 2019)
DreamHack Dallas 2019 | Day 1 | Everything Esports   Cyber City Media, in collaboration with Constantine Media, brings to you full coverage of Dreamhack Dallas 2019! In this interview, Danijel Leiner sits down with Everything - Esports to talk about the Esports & Content Creator industries and how business to business transactions are negotiated for Livestreamers & Esports Athletes to acquire sponsorships, brand deals, and incorporations.   #dreamhack #gaming #esports
15:46
December 10, 2020
EBNP #020 - CALEB COUSENS (ADAMAS ESPORTS)
EBN Podcast #020, our guest is Caleb Cousens, the CEO of Adamas Esports. Caleb's journey in Esports begins playing competitive LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth reaching the top of the leader boards. Gaming has always been a part of his life and he's been able turn his passion for video games into a career in Esports. In this podcast, he tells us how he learned the trade of traditional sports through his father, he developed skills in business by grinding it out in that arena, and has built up a strategy to take the lessons he learned about mindset & physical performance to the Esports Industry. Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #videogames #podcast #gamingindustry #esportsindustry
49:41
December 07, 2020
EBN RETROCAST #001 - UNIFY ESPORTS (DREAMHACK DALLAS 2019)
Cyber City Media, in partnership with Constantine Media, brings to you full coverage of Dreamhack Dallas 2019! In this interview, Danijel Leiner sits down with Unify Gaming to talk about the process and mindset behind organizing a professional Esports organization.   #dreamhack #gaming #esports
39:10
December 03, 2020
EBNP #019 - KYLER TANDAL (EMP LIVE DESIGNS)
EBN Podcast #019, our guest is Kyler Tandal, the Owner & Operator of EMP Live Designs. Kyler is a wizard behind the video switchboard juxtaposing live video with motion graphics to bring an elevated experience to Esports Tournaments around the globe. In this episode, we talk about his experience growing up on the island of Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. What it takes to compete in a small market for Esports and what the obstacles are to be successful. Enjoy!
57:29
November 30, 2020
EBN SWAPCAST #002 - PREMIER ESPORTS PODCAST (CHASE PETERSON)
EBN SWAPCAST #002 - PREMIER ESPORTS PODCAST (CHASE PETERSON) PREMIER ESPORTS PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/premieresports
01:31:08
November 24, 2020
EBNP #018 - JOHNNY WEAVER (CLICK GAMING)
EBN Podcast #018, our guest is Johnny Weaver, the Head Honcho of Click Gaming. Johnny is a veteran in the Esports Industry, you could say he's played every role one could imagine in Esports. Early in his career, he was a professional Halo player, and having crafted his skills playing Halo, he graduated from being a player to being a tournament organizer. He's elevated Click Gaming to be a household name in, both offline & online, amateur Esports Tournaments. In addition the impact he's made on both grassroots & professional Esports, should not go without mention. In this episode, learn more about how Johnny Weaver and Click Gaming are building the future of Esports, Enjoy! Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! Listen: https://podcast.ebn.gg #esports #gaming #podcast #esportsinvesting #esportscommunity
52:35
November 23, 2020
EBN SWAPCAST #001 - NERKCO OFFICIAL PODCAST (CHACO UNASHAMED)
EBN SWAPCAST #001 - NERKCO OFFICIAL PODCAST (CHACO UNASHAMED) In this episode, Cameron Shelby and Trent Knox are guests on the Nerkco Official Podcast. 
01:05:05
November 19, 2020
EBNP #017 - DAVID STRASHNOY (BETTI GAMES)
Welcome to the Esports Business Network Podcast, I am your host Trent Knox. I'm the Founder & CEO of Esports Business Network. This is episode number 17 of the EBNP, our guest is David Strashnoy, the Chief Executive Officer of Betti Games. He's a lawyer who has possessed a passion for video games throughout his life. His startup, Betti Games, is looking to disrupt Esports Tournament Organization by using platform agnostic conversational artificial intelligence to source data via application program interfaces (api) to provide real-time stat tracking to Tournament Admins. In this podcast, you'll learn more about how his team and he have been utilizing Discord as an incubator for the development of this powerful tool. Enjoy!
57:59
November 16, 2020
EBNP #016 - REBECCA LONGAWA (HAPPY WARRIOR)
On Episode 16 of the EBNP, our guest is Rebecca Longawa, the Founder and President of Happy Warrior. Her company specializes in networking & consulting brands on methods to activate & engage within the Esports Industry. Her journey begins in traditional sports where she sharpened her marketing & advertising skills working with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the face of adversity, she's been able to flip those skills to provide value with Esports. We hope that you enjoy the show. #esports #gaming #podcast #esportsinvesting #esportscommunity
01:03:23
November 09, 2020
EBNP #015 - NICK D'ORAZIO (INVEN GLOBAL)
EBN Podcast #015, our guest is Nick D'Orazio, a graduate of Arizona State University where he studied FIlmmaking. He has since established a career in Entertainment working on television, film, gaming, and much more. He finds himself now as a key opinion leader and journalist in the Esports Industry working as the Director of Corporate Strategy for Inven Global. In this episode, we learn what experiences got him where he is today, how he established himself in the Esports Industry, and what he envisions for the Esports Industry of tomorrow.
01:04:09
November 02, 2020
EBNP #014 - DONNY STUMPEL (NEXT LEVEL ESPORTS)
EBN Podcast #014, our guest is Donny Stumpel the man behind Next Level Esports. His history in gaming is quite relatable even to someone like myself who lives halfway around the world from his stomping ground in the Netherlands. We talk about what inspired him to turn his passion into his career, and how as an Esports Coach, he’s able to take his traditional teaching experience and add value to Esports Organizations around the world. Stay tuned, new episodes release on Mondays at 6 AM CST. Enjoy! #esports #gaming #podcast #esportsinvesting #gamingcommunity
01:01:30
October 26, 2020
EBNP #013 - LANDON GORBENKO (VERTEX PERFORMANCE)
In this episode of the EBNP, Trent Knox interviews Landon Gorbenko out of Toronto by way of Alberta, Canada. He's a sports performance psychologist working in the Esports Industry with a number of organizations around the world. We learn about his history in Gaming & Esports that drew him to where he is at today. This episode is a great representation of what it really takes to make it in the Esports industry when you're just getting started and working on getting your name out there. Enjoy! Listen here: https://podcast.ebn.gg #esports #gaming #podcast
52:57
October 19, 2020
EBNP #012 - ADAM BAX (BIG ESPORTS)
In this episode, we pod with Adam Bax the Digital & Account Manager at Big Esports. We talk about his youth in Gaming & Esports growing up in Australia. We talk about what the big differences are between the 7 continental markets, what it takes to be successful in the industry, and where the industry is heading in the future. Enjoy!
01:05:20
October 12, 2020
EBNP #011 - NEIL JOHNSON (DC EVENTS)
This week we get to hear Neil tell his story about becoming a professional in the industry. We learn about the current situation within the business of LAN events and potential changes in the growth of the industry as a whole. ------------------------------------------------------------ Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork https://www.facebook.com/esportsbiznet Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support merch.ebn.gg Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:07:38
October 05, 2020
EBNP #010 - SARAH WALKER (ONWARDPLAY)
This week we speak with Sarah Walker about her journey to becoming an Executive Recruiter and her goals as a member of the industry. Sarah also informs us about some really cool projects she has been working on and how YOU can get involved! sarah@onwardplay.com  ------------------------------------------------------------ Follow Us:  http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork https://www.facebook.com/esportsbiznet  Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here:  https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support  merch.ebn.gg  Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:03:50
September 28, 2020
EBNP #009 - DR. MILES HARVEY (JMMS)
In this week's episode, we dive deep into the role that gaming plays in modern education. We discuss humanity's reaction to technology and Esports as well as how his classroom has been modified to accommodate Covid-19. You can find this episode on all major podcast/media platforms. ------------------------------------------------------------ Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:02:48
September 21, 2020
EBNP #008 - SHIV BHAGNARI (ESPORTS SCHOOLS)
In this weeks episode we talk with the 16 year old founder of Esports Schools. Shiv describes the importance of putting yourself out there and working hard. We also discuss the status of Esports in the Middle East, Covid-19, and more! ------------------------------------------------------------ Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:01:03
September 14, 2020
EBNP #007 - JEFF STANSFIELD (ESPORTS CIRCUS)
In this weeks crazy episode, we speak with Jeff Stansfield. Jeff is the owner/ringleader at The Esports Circus. Tagging along for the ride is our guest host Brittany. Together we talk about what Jeff and his company provides to the world of Esports, and go in depth on some important questions for those that are looking to join the business. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
57:10
September 07, 2020
EBNP #006 - MIKE CROSSMAN (CLAIM YOUR FAME)
  In this weeks episode of EBNP, we talk with Mike Crossman. We discuss what he and his company are doing to enhance the world of entertainment business through a new form of social media.  https://claimyourfame.gg/ Download the "Claim Your Fame" app on both IOS and Android. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork  Join us on Discord: Discord.ebn.gg Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support  Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur.  #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:08:42
August 31, 2020
EBNP #005 - JUSTIN M. JACOBSON (FORD MODELS)
In this weeks episode of Esports Business Network Podcast, we speak with Author, Business Coach, and Esports/entertainment attorney Justin M. Jacobson. We discuss Contracts, important career decisions, and his personal experience behind the curtains.  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:01:31
August 24, 2020
EBNP #004 - PETER PEREZ (GAMERJIBE)
In this week's episode we talk with VP of Gamerjibe, Peter Perez, about the impact his company is making on the future of LAN events and his personal road to success. We also discuss the effect of Covid-19 on Esports as a whole, and exciting things to look forward to! www.ebn,gg www.gamerjibe.com ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork   Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support   Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur.   #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:11:03
August 17, 2020
EBNP #003 - TREVOR FORREST (FREELANCE CASTER)
Esports Business Network Podcast is hosted by Cameron Shelby & Trent Knox. This week in the EBNP, we speak with Voice Actor and COD Coach Trevor Forrest. We discuss what brought him into the field, tips on entering the Voice Acting business, and the future of Esports as a whole. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:03:18
August 10, 2020
EBNP #002 - JUSTIN VARGHESE (DREAMHACK)
In this weeks episode, we speak with Justin Varghese. Justin is the North American Marketing Manager for DreamHack. Trent and Justin have a very light hearted and educational discussion on achieving your goals and chasing your dreams.  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
57:23
March 08, 2020
EBNP #001 - SKY KAUWELOA (UHMANOA ESPORTS)
In our inaugural episode we speak with Sky Kauweloa. Sky is a PHD candidate in the Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) program at the University of Hawaii for Esports research. We discuss his origin story and what inspired him to do the work he does, as well as, Gaming culture. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow Us: http://linktr.ee/esportsbusinessnetwork Support this podcast here: https://anchor.fm/esportsbusinessnetwork/support Esports Business Network Podcast is a podcast that is designed to educate & inform individuals, families, investors, entrepreneurs, and companies about the culture & business of Esports. Our mission is to bring together industry professionals, events, and sponsors to focus on providing educational resources to candidates for entry-level positions & help them develop skills for long-lasting careers in Esports.  We work with professional players, teams, leagues, and organizations. Whether you are a startup or established business our team can help you achieve your goals. As the world transitions from traditional sports to a more digital platform now is the perfect time to launch into the gaming industry.   Follow us for the latest Esports news and information on how to grow as a player, personality, or entrepreneur. #esports #gaming #gamingindustry
01:22:58
March 08, 2020