PlayVS Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2016

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 103


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series C1

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $10.5M

  • Investors
  • 47

PlayVS General Information


Operator of an esports platform intended to organize competitions in e-sports on behalf of a high school. The company's platform offers to organize online tournaments and wagers for cash and prizes and helps to play and stay up-to-date on high school e-sports programs, enabling teen gamers to form teams at high schools to compete with players from other schools and battle for titles at state championships.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Corporate Office
  • 2236 South Barrington Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • United States
+1 (323) 000-0000

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PlayVS Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 24-Nov-2020 $10.5M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 18-Sep-2019 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 20-Nov-2018 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 25-May-2018 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 26-Jul-2017 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2016 Completed Startup
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PlayVS Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C-1 000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 5,487,881 $0.000010 $0.44 $5.56 $5.56 1x $5.56 28.34%
Series A 6,571,476 $0.000010 $0.19 $2.24 $2.24 1x $2.24 33.94%
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PlayVS Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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PlayVS Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Generation Esports Venture Capital-Backed Kansas City, MO 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
TSM (Los Angeles) Venture Capital-Backed Los Angeles, CA 000 0000 0000000000 0 0000
Cloud9 Venture Capital-Backed Santa Monica, CA 000 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
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PlayVS Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonathan Chapman Chief Executive Officer
Neel Palrecha Chief Technology Officer
Aakash Ranavat Chief Business Officer
Josh Elman Advisor
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PlayVS Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Renie Anderson Self Board Member 000 0000
Rick Yang New Enterprise Associates Board Member 000 0000
Thomas Dare Science Board Member 000 0000
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PlayVS Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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PlayVS Investors (47)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aurum Partners Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Michael Jones Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Open Opportunity Fund Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Southern Equity Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
TechSquare Labs Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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PlayVS Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
GameSeta 19-Jan-2021 0000000000 Entertainment Software
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  • When was PlayVS founded?

    PlayVS was founded in 2016.

  • Who is the founder of PlayVS?

    Ted Kantor, Delane Parnell, and Bryan Smiley are the founders of PlayVS.

  • Who is the CEO of PlayVS?

    Jonathan Chapman is the CEO of PlayVS.

  • Where is PlayVS headquartered?

    PlayVS is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

  • What is the size of PlayVS?

    PlayVS has 103 total employees.

  • What industry is PlayVS in?

    PlayVS’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is PlayVS a private or public company?

    PlayVS is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of PlayVS?

    The current valuation of PlayVS is 00000.

  • What is PlayVS’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for PlayVS is 00000.

  • How much funding has PlayVS raised over time?

    PlayVS has raised $108M.

  • Who are PlayVS’s investors?

    Aurum Partners, Michael Jones, Open Opportunity Fund, Southern Equity, and TechSquare Labs are 5 of 47 investors who have invested in PlayVS.

  • Who are PlayVS’s competitors?

    Generation Esports, TSM (Los Angeles), and Cloud9 are competitors of PlayVS.

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