Aug 4, 2021 • 57M

Rivalry creates the sportsbook for esports

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Scott Kitun is joined by a rotating cast of tech and media personalities to break down the latest in startupland.
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Steven Salz, co-founder and CEO of Rivalry joins Scott to talk about the wide world of esports, video games and building the ability to bet on those games with the Rivalry platform (18:35). In the intro Scott talks about his experience at the National Sports Collector's Convention, how tech founders like Steven are finding ways to disrupt an old way of doing things in the collecting/betting business, how dealers look at cards and viewing cards and strategic bets is a trend that is here to stay. Steven digs into how Rivalry works, the rise of NFTs and how digital assets will become ubiquitous as Gen-Z ages up into the workforce. Scott and Steven share their passoin for games and how building a sportsbook for gamers (and attracting new demographics into the space) is some of the more exciting changes happening next to meme stocks and crypto, among other things.