Manda and Mike are joined by attorney to the esports stars, Ryan Morrison (@Morrison). Tune in and get caught up on the current state of esports, how it’s been impacted by the COVID crisis, and which pieces of the segment are best positioned to survive. It’s a full episode with discussion about a huge Nintendo investor, ValueAct, the return of Term Sheet, an Indie Spotlight, and a listener question.
Nintendo investor ValueAct poised to influence company with $1.1b stake (via Reuters): https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nintendo-valueact-exclusive/exclusive-valueact-eyes-nintendo-with-stake-of-over-1-1-billion-letter-idUSKCN2232VT
Republic acquires Fig (via GamesIndustry): https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-17-republic-acquires-fig
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