Will Smith is rumored to be an investor in E-Sports company, Gen G
GridGames.ID – Who would have thought, after previously Will Smith and his family sat down with Apple to discuss environmental issues, now Will Smith does something surprising.
As reported by Nextren and Unique News, Will Smith becomes an investor in a company E-Sports.
Gen G, the parent company of the Overwatch League team Seoul Dynasty and the E-Sports team League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale, and so on received funding from several investors.
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Gen G received funding of US $ 46 million.
Several popular names took part in the fund, including actor Will Smith, soccer player Keisuke Honda, and Los Angeles Clippers owner Dennis Wong.
In addition to these names, there are still some big names such as the former CEO of the American group Alibaba, Michael Zeisser, and MasterClass Co-founder David Rogier.
Will Smith and Keisuke Honda will team up with basketball player Chris Bosh to support Gen G in creative, advertising, consulting, and marketing. content creators.
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With this financial support, it is hoped that Gen G can expand its international network.
The plan is, with this fund, Gen G will also develop youth development, E-Sports academy and launch of Gen G branch in LA, America in July.
Japanese footballer and investor, Keisuke Honda sees E-Sports starting to grow in Japan and hopes that Gen G can bring positive developments to E-Sports in Japan.