Greenberg Traurig Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Video Games & Esports Practice, David Schulman, will moderate the session "The Elephant in the Room: Can Esports Teams Become Viable Commercial Enterprises?" The panel will take place on Wednesday, October 20 from 1:15 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. during the 2021 Esports Business Summit. Panelists include GT Corporate Shareholder Tom Woolsey and guests Adam Rymer, CEO of Envy Gaming, and Todd Harris, Partner at Ghost Gaming.
The esports industry is a booming global business with a worldwide audience growing exponentially each year. As the industry continues to see massive growth on a global scale, the question for many investors remains: Is there a viable business model for esports teams to become profitable enterprises? This discussion will explore the evolution of esports as a business with a particular focus on monetization opportunities within the sector and the viability of esports teams as commercial enterprises.