Investment in esports franchises has been the flavor of the fall season. From Cloud9 to 100 Thieves, a plethora of teams have raised funds from high-profile investors, and Team Vitality is just the latest organizations to receive a significant investment.
But it’s not necessarily the €20M ($22.7M USD) investment itself that has Vitality well-positioned. According to Team Vitality CEO Nicolas Maurer, it’s the investor: Tej Kohli.
While Kohli’s deep pockets make the Indian technology entrepreneur a suitable investor that can support Team Vitality’s long-term plans, Maurer believes Kohli’s knowledge of the technology sector and startups can be leveraged to foster a successful relationship….