Investing in eSports companies

eSports is a burgeoning global sector in which highly experienced video gamers compete. Similar to how traditional sports such as baseball, basketball, and football have competitions, esports has competitions across a number of video games. Contrary to popular belief, esports is not a fringe phenomenon occurring in the basements of unemployed twentysomethings; the sector is a viable one that is developing globally and is investable.
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Why should I take this course?

Video gaming has gone far beyond gamers who play on their consoles at home. Online gaming, streaming, and eSports have formed part of a flourishing sector over the past several years. Revenues from the global sportive sector are expected for the first time to exceed $1 billion in 2021 and reach $1.8 billion in 2022. 

  • Finance is all about maximizing value;
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  • A dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow (if you are a sophisticated investor);
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