On February 6, 2020, The #EsportsBizShow aired on Preediction featuring Andrew “AndrewKendo” Fiori, the General Manager of Overwatch Contenders team, Uprising Academy on Professional Esports Organizations. In this episode, Andrew explored his prior experience in esports, including the formation of his own organization and the eventual movement to the Uprising Academy. The Uprising Academy is the Overwatch League franchise, Boston Uprising‘s Overwatch Contenders team. The show also discussed Andrew’s day-to-day tasks as the General Manager of the Academy team as well as examined some of unique that benefit the Overwatch League franchisereceives from having its own academy team.
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