ABOUT

The Clutch was born at ESI London 2019 and is a live pitch investment competition with the aim of helping esports-related start-up companies in need of funding and/or mentorship.

Over 60 companies have applied to The Clutch so far, and amongst the winners and losers, there have been many standout companies!

NEXT EDITION

The Clutch will return in physical format at ESI London on 7th September 2022. Stay tuned for updates.

FINALISTS

PREVIOUS PARTNERS

PAST WINNERS

TEAMS.GG

2020 | ESI Digital Summit

A social network focused on finding players people they can queue with, both casually and competitively.

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ANZU

2020 | ESI Digital Summer

An up and coming firm offering sophisticated and seamless in game advertising.

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G-SCIENCE

2019 | ESI London

A provider market leading sports science and data analytics to develop healthier, happier and more successful gamers.

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ITERO GAMING

2021 | ESI Digital Summer

A revolutionary data analysis tool designed to give pro teams and the average player the edge at a very early stage of development.

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THE CLUTCH ADVISORY BOARD

The Clutch Advisory Board is a handpicked collective of esteemed individuals, from investors to sector / industry specialists, who will be on hand to offer their expertise and insight to those start ups who come through the ranks of The Clutch.

Spike Laurie
Spike Laurie
Venture Director
Hiro Capital
Marco Blume
Marco Blume
Trading Director
Pinnacle
Joanie Kraut
Joanie Kraut
CEO
Women in Games International
Joey Brander
Joey Brander
President/Managing Partner
First Serve Partners
Vincent Vercelli
Vincent Vercelli
Head of Incubation
Level 256
Matthieu Dallon
Matthieu Dallon
CEO
Trust Esport Ventures
Helen Sarah Gammons
Helen Sarah Gammons
Media and Entertainment Relationship Manager
HSBC Private Bank
Spike Laurie
Spike Laurie
Venture Director
Hiro Capital
Vincent Vercelli
Vincent Vercelli
Head of Incubation
Level 256
Amit Jain
Amit Jain
Esports Investor
Rewired.GG

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

If you’ve any questions about involving your brand in The Clutch, or any ideas or opportunities to discuss please reach out via [email protected], or directly to any team members. You can also see the sponsorship deck for the upcoming edition here.