NBA basketball superstar, Michael Jordan, has started paying attention to the rising trend of e-Sports and has invested in aXiomatic (parent company of widely known e-Sports team, Team Liquid). Michael Jordan and Declaration Capital were two new investors announced by aXiomatic that, according to Forbes, are part of a $26million funding round.
“I’m excited to expand my sports equity portfolio through my investment in aXiomatic, e-Sports is a fast growing, international industry and I’m glad to partner with this great group of investors” – Michael Jordan
“The next generation of sports fans are e-Sports fans. E-Sports is the fastest-growing sector in sports and entertainment, and aXiomatic is at the forefront of that growth.” – Ted Leonsis, owner of NBA’s Washington Wizards.
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