Not all industries are suffering from the virus. Gaming and streaming are seeing more usage now than ever before. How did a billion dollar industry emerge from people playing video game? We talk to an industry expert about how we got here, and where we’re going.
Not all businesses are suffering during this pandemic. Specifically, video games and streaming are thriving during times of social isolation. People are gaming more now than ever before. It's keeping us busy, entertained and connected. Gaming has come a long way, and has created multiple new revenue streams for professionals. It's a multi-billion dollar industry that reaches millions of people.. In today's episode, we talk to Ludlow Ventures investor and industry expert Blake Robbins. We learn:
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