Drake’s latest collaboration isn’t with Kanye or Kendrick, it’s with Marissa Mayer.
The rap superstar has joined a bevy of Silicon Valley investors including Strauss Zelnick, Comcast, Macro Ventures, Canaan, RRE, Courtside and Marissa Mayer to fund Players’ Lounge, an eSports startup looking to pit gamers against each other in their favorite titles with some friendly wagers on the line.
The startup has just announced that it closed $3 million in funding.
The company which has been around for five years ago got its start as an eSports startup looking to organize real-life matches at bars in New York City to play FIFA. That’s obviously not the most scalable business of all time, but last year after joining Y Combinator, the company really dove into