About The Talk
Join us on July 30th as we chat with Zach Dixon, Co-founder & COO of Players’ Lounge, a platform where gamers can play their favorite video games against others for prizes.
Zach founded the company with his co-founder Austin Woolridge in the fall of 2014, and since then they’ve grown substantially. They have raised over $3 million in funding, from investors including Drake, Marissa Mayer, and Comcast Ventures and are a Y Combinator alum.
We’re excited to chat with Zach about how he’s grown Players’ Lounge from a local, tristate community, to a company with players across the country earning millions of dollars in prizes every month. We’ll discuss challenges and opportunities in the space, their experience applying to YC, and more.
Co-founder & COO of Players’ Lounge
Zach Dixon likes video games, startups, sales, learning languages and talking candidly about mental health/addiction issues.
His grandfather, Dave Dixon, was a Louisiana sports entrepreneur who helped create the New Orleans Saints, Louisiana Superdome and USFL. He loved football and he made a living out of it. Zach loves video games and is on track to do the same with Players’ Lounge.
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