Catalyst’s esports division provides the bridge between the esports industry and the traditional sports and entertainment world.
Catalyst was created to be the preeminent advisory firm to businesses seeking to enter and thrive in the esports industry. Our team is comprised of seasoned executives from the esports, traditional sports, entertainment, and media industries. We possess a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and are uniquely positioned to help them make their entry into the esports marketplace in an authentic and effective manner.
We advise marquee professional sports teams (and their ownership groups), brands, companies, and investors on how to successfully navigate the esports space. Our work ranges from advising blue chip brands on how to create authentic campaigns targeting the esports audience to advising NBA teams on how to successfully invest in esports properties. Catalyst also makes principal investments in early-stage esports companies.
*Note: Catalyst does not represent individual esports athletes
What we do
Front Office Advisory Executive Search
Up-to-date Market Analysis
Capabilities & Experience
Members of Catalyst Sports team have…
Advised major non-endemic brands on entry and growing inside the esports ecosystem.
Experience running Tier 1 esports leagues and designing esports products viewed by millions of fans, specifically for Riot Games’ North American League of Legends Championship Series.
Close relationships with major esports teams with ties to traditional sports teams such as Dignitas (76ers), Misfits (Heat), Team Liquid (Golden State Warriors), and Immortals (Grizzlies).
Managed a multimedia advertising sales and marketing portfolio representing some of ESPN largest partners.
Represented the Philadelphia 76ers in their acquisition of esports teams Apex and Dignitas.
Advised Counter Logic Gaming, one of the top five endemic esports teams in the world, on their first capital raise.
An authentic understanding of gaming. Team members have been ranked in the top 1% of players in esports titles Clash Royale, League of Legends, Hearthstone, and top 5% in Overwatch.
Brandon Curran Director, Business Development
Luke Zelon Director, Business Development