Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Fusion owner, Comcast Spectacor, invests in N3rd Street Gamers, an esports development platform backed by Ryan Howard's SeventySix Capital
SportTechie by Joe Lemire
Comcast Spectacor, the owner of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Overwatch League’s Philadelphia Fusion, announced a strategic investment in amateur esports network N3rd Street Gamers on Wednesday.
Philadelphia-based N3rd Street Gamers stages in-person esports competitions for amateurs and semi-professional players and has significant backing from SeventySix Capital, a sports tech venture capital firm. SeventySix Capital partners Wayne Kimmel and Ryan Howard first made the announcement from the stage of their keynote talk at Hashtag Sports, a conference for innovative sports business.