Enthusiast Gaming - Director, John Albright.
Director, John Albright.
Source: Relay Ventures.
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  • Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) has named leading venture capitalist John Albright to its Board of Directors
  • Albright is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Toronto-based Relay Ventures
  • His tenure in finance spans both venture capital and private equity, where he has assisted entrepreneurs through all stages of the start-up lifecycle
  • Relay will become a significant shareholder in Enthusiast Gaming upon completion of a pending shares transfer
  • Enthusiast Gaming is building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide
  • Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) is up by 7.5 per cent and is currently trading at $6.31 per share

Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) has named leading venture capitalist John Albright to its Board of Directors.

Albright is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Toronto-based Relay Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in start-ups, late venture and growth capital across North America.

His tenure in finance spans both venture capital and private equity, where he has assisted entrepreneurs through all stages of the start-up lifecycle, from seed financing to IPO and M&A advisory.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of theScore, Playmaker Capital, ecobee, TouchBistro, Alate Partners and the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation.

Albright holds the CFA designation and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto.

Relay company Blue Ant Media recently entered agreements to transfer 6,000,000 Enthusiast Gaming common shares to certain Blue Ant non-voting shareholders in private transactions. As part of the transfer, Relay Ventures will become a significant shareholder in Enthusiast Gaming.

Adrian Montgomery, CEO of Enthusiast Gaming, commented,

“We are excited to welcome John Albright to the Board of Enthusiast Gaming, as we move forward on our mission to build the world’s largest platform of communities for gamers and esports fans. John’s background in media, technology, innovation and wagering, along with his extensive experience scaling businesses will be of significant value to Enthusiast Gaming, especially in new areas of growth.”

“I am delighted to be joining the Board of Enthusiast Gaming,” Albright added.The company’s evolution and success to date has been impressive to watch. I look forward to contributing my expertise to help further grow Enthusiast by continuing to leverage its data and technology capabilities to become a leading media and content platform.”

Enthusiast Gaming is building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide.

Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) is up by 7.5 per cent and is currently trading at $6.31 per share as of 11:36 am ET.

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