Le Lézard
Classified in: Science and technology, Sports and recreation

PlayMatch, an Edtech that integrates eSports and Education


SÃO PAULO, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PlayMatch offers schools educational products in licensing format that address topics about future professions in this world of games and eSports, in a didactic way with a focus on young people, parents and educators. It is the first company in the country to invest in electronic sports linked to education.

The founders bring together thirty years of experience in education, eSports and business.

Gabriel Vinicius is the CEO of PlayMatch and has been active in the eSports market for six years, having already held school competitions throughout the country.

Edilson Fernandes is the company's COO and brings 22 years of experience in education, business and management.

"We already live in an increasingly digital world and electronic sports will be part of the great sports of the future. PlayMatch will be a link between education and eSports, so parents, educators and young people are connected. Our purpose is that in the future every school has its eSports team." Explains Gabriel.

To strengthen management, experienced executives are part of the start-up and make up the company's Advisory Board.

Arthur Bezerra, former CEO of Berlitz in Brazil, with over 20 years of education experience.

Sandro Valeri, Embraer Strategy Director, with more than 17 years of innovation in the aerospace industry, co-founder of EmbraerX and business creator such as Embraer's Flying Car in partnership with UBER.

Mauricio Cataneo, VP & CFO for Latin America at Unisys, with over 30 years of experience in Finance, Corporate Governance and Information Technology.

As early as 2020, PlayMatch will launch two more School League modes and will be the first eSports company to confirm real-time payments using artificial intelligence technology provided by Latam Gateway. Latam is a fintech created by Boacompra founders who are now Playmatch partners.

"Latam Gateway is the first in Brazil that uses, instant payments, to approve all cash payment methods in the region such as "Boleto" and" Bank Deposits" in less than 30 minutes, 24/7 Using AI" says Christian Ribeiro.

"We think this partnership is important because PlayMatch came with a different purpose in the market, seeking a solution for young people who will pursue careers in the new professions." Added Patrícia Maffissoni from Latam.

With the goal of becoming a Brazilian Unicorn in Education and the first in Latin America in the eSports segment, the start-up has a Pre-Money valuation of USD 1 million.

SOURCE PlayMatch


These press releases may also interest you

at 12:50
Datametrex AI Limited (the "Company" or "Datametrex")  is pleased to share an open letter to shareholders written by Marhsall Gunter, CEO of the Company. Dear Shareholders, I want to begin by thanking you for your support. So far, 2019 has seen...

at 12:45
The "The Case for 5G FWA in Emerging Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Fixed-wireless access (FWA) has not been widely adopted to date because WiMAX and LTE have often failed to deliver on performance. 5G FWA...

at 12:45
MetaQuotes Ltd. has announced that Doo Tech, a global trading solutions provider, released the Bridge Cloud service for connection to the Hong Kong Exchange. By connecting the MetaTrader 5 platform to HKEX, forex brokers can extend their business and...

at 12:45
3D lidar is an optical perception technology that enables machines to see the world, make decisions and navigate. At present, machines using lidar range from small service robots to large autonomous vehicles. Lidar technologies and markets are...

at 12:40
DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis and decision-support solutions, announced today the release of EnvisiCast, a new solution that provides accurate and timely prediction of impending reduced visibility events from weather conditions,...

at 12:31
Eyesight Technologies, AI computer vision solutions leader, has announced it has received the 2019 GGAI Intelligent Networked Commercial Vehicle Golden Globe Award. This honor is awarded based on factors such as market share in respective fields,...



News published on 18 september 2019 at 13:00 and distributed by: