SeventySix Capital invests in N3rd Street Gamers, a Philadelphia gaming community and esports event producer

NATIONWIDE EXPANSION PLANNED TO CAPITALIZE ON THE ESPORTS PHENOMENON

Philadelphia, PA, October 18, 2017 – Today, N3rd Street Gamers (NSG), a Jarvus venture led by entrepreneurs John Fazio and Rob Hilsky, announced a strategic investment led by venture capital firm, SeventySix Capital, managed by Wayne Kimmel, Jon Powell and Ryan Howard.

Founded in 2009, NSG empowers esports communities with arena facilities, production studios, gaming equipment, administration and broadcast services. SeventySix Capital, launched in 1999, is a leading venture capital firm that invests in consumer-facing technology companies in the sports, retail and health industries.

“There’s no denying that esports are rapidly growing in popularity,” said Ryan Howard, MLB superstar and Partner at SeventySix Capital, “Events and leagues are now broadcast to tens of millions of viewers online and on traditional television.”

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