Esports is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with online gamers now having the opportunity to compete in front of millions of people and win prizes rivaling the world of professional sports. In this Startup Grind we are getting a look at the online gaming world, by interviewing Matthew Benson. His company, eFuse, has raised over $8 million dollars to provide a place where gamers meet, compete, and get discovered. We’ll cover the journey, scaling to 500,000+ users, and what it’s like to go to market in this new industry.
Co-Founder and CEO
Matthew “MJB” Benson is the cofounder & CEO of eFuse, the place where gamers meet, compete, and are discovered. At the ripe age of 23, Matthew has raised over $8M in Venture Funding, grown the eFuse platform to over 500,000 users, and been named to the Forbes 30u30 Gaming list. Prior to eFuse, Benson spent time at the Ohio Innovation Fund (OIF), a venture capital firm in Columbus, Ohio, as an…