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Founders & Investors
Justin Park previously served as the founder/CEO of the QL Gaming Group, a B2C sports data and iGaming affiliate platform. The business most notably built BetQL and RotoQL and acquired Accuscore and TennisInsight. QL Gaming raised $10M and was acquired by Audacy [NYSE: AUD] for $32M in an all-cash deal in November 2020. Prior to QL, Justin was the founding CEO of an enterprise video content marketing platform Vidaao which was acquired by Skyword in September 2014.
Jordan Tuch previously served as the COO at QL Gaming Group where he deployed millions of dollars in user acquisition and oversaw retention marketing, customer support and finance. Jordan also played a critical role in financing and M&A activities. Prior to QL Gaming, Jordan ran analytics for leading enterprise marketing startup Movable Ink.
Annie Zeng works at the intersection of brand and product design. Over the past nine years, Annie has worked with companies ranging from JetBlue to Web3 startups. Annie most recently served as Head of Design for Yo Mobile. You can find more of her work here and here.
Chavdar Dimitrov most recently served as Head of Platform Engineering at leading iGaming supplier Bede Gaming where he led a team of 60+ engineers. Chavdar’s tenure at Bede started in 2013 and has since worked on every aspect of casino platforms.
Sutian Dong was previously a partner at the Female Founders Fund which invested in women-founded companies like Billie, Zola and Eloquii. She also founded the Global Women in VC Community. As an outsider of the gaming space, Sutian's mandate is to help us answer the following question: what does Betty stand for beyond gambling and how do we capture/communicate that ethos?
Robin Reed (HappyHour): Robin is a seasoned professional in the iGaming industry, with a notable track record that includes founding Gaming Innovation Group which is publicly listed on both the Oslo Stock Exchange, where it trades under the ticker symbol "GIG," and the Nasdaq Stockholm, where it is listed under the ticker symbol "GIGSEK."
Mike Wohl (CEAS Investments): Mike serves as the Chief Investment Officer at CEAS, which is a family office based in Delray Beach, FL. Mike most notably led the Seed round of leading data company Fivetran which was most recently valued at $5.6 billion. Mike invested previously in QL Gaming.
Rudy Karsan (Karlani Capital): Rudy previously server as founder and CEO of Kenexa, an enterprise SaaS business, that IPO’d in 2005 and ultimately acquired by IBM in in 2012 for $1.3 billion. Rudy was an investor/BoD at QL Gaming and also an early investor in FanDuel.
Deepen Parikh (Courtside Ventures): Courtside partners with early-stage founders challenging the traditional definition of sports, digital media, fitness, and gaming. Deepen previously led the Seed and Series A of the sports media platform, The Athletic, which was acquired by New York Times for $550M in January 2020.
Tamim Abdul Majid (OCA Ventures): OCA Ventures is an early stage (Seed, Series A, and Series B) venture capital firm focused on equity investments in companies with dramatic growth potential, primarily in technology and highly-scalable services businesses. OCA was a key investor in Cleversafe which was acquired by IBM for $1.3B in 2015. OCA also previously invested in QL Gaming.
Michael Auerbach (Subversive Capital): Subversive is dedicated to investing in radical companies whose core missions subvert the status quo and require sophisticated regulatory strategies for success. Michael previously led the Series A for Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) and was also an investor at QL Gaming.