32 min

Episode 113 - Oli Weingarten - CEO of E-Sports Platform Ldn Utd‪.‬ Engaging People Pod

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Oli Weingarten has had two of the best legal jobs the sports world has to offer. Being a lawyer for The Premier League & The Secretary General of The F1 Teams Association. However he decided that he wanted to venture out on his own to scratch his entrepreneurial itch!
Enter his new venture - LDN UTD
LDN UTD is the Esports org that unites professional Esports and grassroots gaming with healthy lifestyle and social issues. To date, they have addressed knife crime in LDN with grime artist P Money; loneliness and mental health during COVID with CALM; participation in sport with Street League; nutrition with Bio-Synergy; diversity with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation; and education partnering with the Mayor of London, academics, mainstream sport and esports orgs including Man City and FaZe Clan. 
Hear about the challenges of starting a business in a relatively new sector, raising capital and surviving Covid in my interview with LDN UTD CEO Oli Weingarten.
You can find LDN UTD on their site - www.ldnutd.gg
You can find them on twitter @ldnutd
You can find Oli on Linkedin @Oliver Weingarten
Instagram @ldn_utd
Please do leave us a review or a rating and email us with any questions, queries or suggestions. Our email is team@engagefs.co.uk 
The Engaging People Podcast on iTunes & Spotify.
 

Oli Weingarten has had two of the best legal jobs the sports world has to offer. Being a lawyer for The Premier League & The Secretary General of The F1 Teams Association. However he decided that he wanted to venture out on his own to scratch his entrepreneurial itch!
Enter his new venture - LDN UTD
LDN UTD is the Esports org that unites professional Esports and grassroots gaming with healthy lifestyle and social issues. To date, they have addressed knife crime in LDN with grime artist P Money; loneliness and mental health during COVID with CALM; participation in sport with Street League; nutrition with Bio-Synergy; diversity with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation; and education partnering with the Mayor of London, academics, mainstream sport and esports orgs including Man City and FaZe Clan. 
Hear about the challenges of starting a business in a relatively new sector, raising capital and surviving Covid in my interview with LDN UTD CEO Oli Weingarten.
You can find LDN UTD on their site - www.ldnutd.gg
You can find them on twitter @ldnutd
You can find Oli on Linkedin @Oliver Weingarten
Instagram @ldn_utd
Please do leave us a review or a rating and email us with any questions, queries or suggestions. Our email is team@engagefs.co.uk 
The Engaging People Podcast on iTunes & Spotify.
 

32 min