We are delighted to form a partnership alongside Lees-McRae College as our focuses and beliefs are very aligned. Lees-McRae ranked among top colleges and universities in the Southeast and recognized for their efforts to increase social mobility by the U.S. News and World Report. With over 1,000 current students at the college, we hope to attract more students that have an interest in gaming and esports, and work alongside their staff into growing future stars just like they have previously had with their sports/athletics alumni.
Basic Info about Lees-McRae College
- Founded in 1899
- Located in Banner Elk, North Carolina
- Known for their athletics ability
- Recognized nationally and statewide as a College of Distinction
“Lees-McRae College has a good track record of producing elite sportsmen and women that compete at a national level. We aim to be able to follow in these footsteps, however create the next national superstar in esports. With esports becoming more popular by the day, we hope to build a long standing partnership with Lees-McRae College and offer the community the ability to take the next step in their gaming career.”Curtis Bottomley, CGO & Academy Manager at Team Singularity
“From the first conversation with Casey, I was sure this could be a great partnership. Lees-McRae College is one of the smaller colleges in the USA but has a big and dedicated vision for esports. Wanting to recruit top talented players and provide them with scholarship and other types of aid is something to look forward to. I am beyond excited and I hope we can achieve something great.“Jesper Jever, Partnership Manager at Team Singularity.
About Team Singularity:
Team Singularity, recently acquired by Rightbridge Ventures, launched in 2016 as a grassroots operation and has grown into a premier esports organization with professional teams competing in Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, League of Legends, FIFA22, Apex Legends and more.
The company is focused on talent development and is the leading player talent incubator in esports. Team Singularity has the largest path2pro esports academy in the world with over 10,000 active amateur players making their way to become the next pro player in esports.
Team Singularity is home to more than 100 players and staff members from more than 30 different countries.
GamerTech (GT) brings disruptive products, technology-based gamer wearables, and advanced apparel solutions to market, focused explicitly on gamers and esports athletes to boost performance, amplify experience, and enhance their overall wellness. GT is a startup within MAS Innovation, a subsidiary of MAS Holdings - the most prominent apparel tech manufacturer in South Asia, with over 118,000 employees across 17 countries and a turnover of USD 2 billion, strongly focusing on apparel-based innovations. MAS Innovation ranked 18th among the world's best workplaces for innovators, conducted by Fast Company in 2022, and placed in Clarivate's highly prestigious Asian innovators list in 2021 and 2022.