Techstars Seattle grad Shotcall raises $2.2M for esports fan engagement platform

From left to proper: Shotcall co-founders Gordon Li (CTO), Thomas Light (CEO), Riley Auten (CAO). (Shotcall Picture)

Shotcall introduced a $2.2 million seed spherical to assist develop its platform and market that connects online game streamers with followers.

Based in 2018, Shotcall permits content material creators and influencers to host tournaments, teaching periods, Q&As, charity occasions, 1-on-1 competitions, and extra with their followers. Hosts can customise the occasions and cost charges. The corporate labored with the Seattle Sounders in April to host sport streaming occasions and helped the workforce accumulate donations for its COVID-19 Relief Fund.

The Atlanta, Ga.-based firm graduated from the Techstars Seattle accelerator earlier this 12 months. 5 of the corporate’s workers, together with co-founders Riley Auten and Gordon Li, are primarily based in Seattle. Thomas Light, one other co-founder, relies in Atlanta.

Preliminary Capital and New Stack led the spherical, which additionally included participation from Lerer Hippeau.

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