eFuse, a Columbus, OH-based web and mobile application that serves as the professional hub for esports and video games, raised $1.4m In seed funding.
The Ohio Innovation Fund (OIF) made the investment.
The company intends to use the funds to launch its platform on December 10, 2019.
Led by CEO Matt Benson, and CTO Patrick Shuff, eFuse is a web and mobile software as a service company that provides validated opportunities and candidates for the esports and video game industry. The company acts as the central hub for esports and video game collaborations in all areas, including player talent recruitment, traditional job placement, and the sourcing of sponsorship deals.
Professional athletes such as NFL player Braxton Miller and social media influencers such as chocoTaco, who has more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube, will be serving as brand ambassadors to eFuse as the company prepares for launch.