Battlefy, a Vancouver, BC, Canada-based provider of an eSports management platform, raised $1.3m in funding.
The round was led by Deep Fork Capital, with participation from William Morris Endeavor, Jarl Mohn (former Chairman of Riot Games), Dennis Phelps (partner at IVP), Social Starts (headed by Bill Lohse, former president Ziff Davis and SoftBank Forums), BDC Ventures, and Keith Boesky.
Led by Co-founder and CEO Jason Xu, Battlefy provides a organizers of eSports tournaments and leagues with a complete solution for managing video game competitions.
The technology has already powered 600+ virtual events to date, involving over 1.5M players and viewers.
The company is a graduate of the Amplify LA accelerator.