Why E-Sports Are the Great Equalizer

The CEO of OverActive Media explains how e-sports fan engagement compares to more traditional sports.
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On this episode of The Playbook, Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer sits down with Chris Overholt, CEO of OverActive Media, who shares his thoughts on:

  • Why he defines esports as a physical expression of a cognitive ability [3:03].
  • How the inclusive nature of video games creates countless opportunities for growth [5:14].
  • Why the engagement levels of some esports leagues “blow away” numbers for traditional sports leagues like the NBA [10:41].
  • His best piece of advice for a young person who wants to get involved in the business of sports or esports [15:03].

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