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FUELING ESPORTS & GAMING INNOVATION  

 

We BELIEVE

 

esports is an unstoppable cultural movement that is sweeping the world.  

We are here to help drive this new industry's growth by investing in inspired founders building great businesses within Esports & Gaming.

 

 

 
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The TEAM

 
BRIAN KERR MANAGING DIRECTOR Brian brings a diverse set of experience from 10 years of operational roles within the gaming and esports industries. Previous to GL Ventures Brian most recently was the CEO and co-founder of Fnatic Gear, a hardware and lifestyle apparel company under the Fnatic esports organization. Previous to Fnatic, Brian worked as part of the Kenwood Group, a marketing agency that worked with clients such as NVIDIA and Deep Silver on strategy, product launches, events, and campaigns. Brian has previously served has a director on the board of the San Francisco American Marketing Association.

BRIAN KERR
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Brian brings a diverse set of experience from 10 years of operational roles within the gaming and esports industries. Previous to GL Ventures Brian most recently was the CEO and co-founder of Fnatic Gear, a hardware and lifestyle apparel company under the Fnatic esports organization.

Previous to Fnatic, Brian worked as part of the Kenwood Group, a marketing agency that worked with clients such as NVIDIA and Deep Silver on strategy, product launches, events, and campaigns.

Brian has previously served has a director on the board of the San Francisco American Marketing Association.

 

 

PETER WEINBACH MANAGING DIRECTOR Peter Weinbach has over twenty years of experience in senior roles in private equity and investment banking.  He has sat on over a half dozen Boards of Directors across a range of industries including consumer, media and software/ services. Currently he is a Managing Director at Bentley Associates LP (investment banking), Managing Director of Yankee Hill Capital Management (family office) and Vice Chairman/ Board Member of Great Western Products ($50MM manufacturer of snack foods). Previously, Peter was a Managing Director and Investment Committee Member at AIG Horizon Partners ($340MM private equity fund he co ran with two partners) and Vice President of Apax Partners ($90 AUM private equity firm). Additionally, he was a Director in ING Barings Furman Selz’s Investment Banking Group and a Vice President at Citibank/ Salomon Smith Barney’s Investment Bank in Mergers and Acquisitions. Peter holds a BS (with academic honors) and MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and MA from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to above, Peter is Adjunct Professor at Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California.

PETER WEINBACH
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Peter Weinbach has over twenty years of experience in senior roles in private equity and investment banking.  He has sat on over a half dozen Boards of Directors across a range of industries including consumer, media and software/ services.

Currently he is a Managing Director at Bentley Associates LP (investment banking), Managing Director of Yankee Hill Capital Management (family office) and Vice Chairman/ Board Member of Great Western Products ($50MM manufacturer of snack foods). Previously, Peter was a Managing Director and Investment Committee Member at AIG Horizon Partners ($340MM private equity fund he co ran with two partners) and Vice President of Apax Partners ($90 AUM private equity firm).

Additionally, he was a Director in ING Barings Furman Selz’s Investment Banking Group and a Vice President at Citibank/ Salomon Smith Barney’s Investment Bank in Mergers and Acquisitions. Peter holds a BS (with academic honors) and MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and MA from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to above, Peter is Adjunct Professor at Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California.

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