Michael Morgan

Michael Morgan

Michael was formerly a globally ranked eSports player for Super Smash Bros., Battlefield 2, and Dance Dance Revolution. He then became Innovator in Residence at the Annenberg Innovation Lab after he served as CEO of Newquill, Inc with the support of DreamIt Ventures in New York City. A former partner at Milestones, Inc. in Santa Monica, he currently serves as the Chief Strategic Officer of the Del York Creative Academy. He spends his time engaging with the Los Angeles renaissance in a variety of ways and has a passion for futuristic healthcare and eSports.

eSports Venues Are Sprouting Across Los Angeles

In the continued avalanche of exciting eSports news,  Nerd Street Gamers has raised $12 million in funding from Philadelphia discount retailer Five Below (and others) to build esports Localhost facilities that house leagues, training camps, tournaments, and showcases. The company is planning to build out a 26,000 square-foot eSports venue in Los Angeles by the Summer of 2020 – making it the largest such venue in the state. John Fazio,...

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Top eSports Startups Launch in Los Angeles 

Los Angeles has long been seen as the world-wide epicenter for arts and entertainment – palm trees, swimming pools, and movie stars as Quentin Tarantino’s recent hit, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” reminded us all. But as movie studios transform into streaming services and get bought by digital corporations like Comcast (NBC) and AT&T (Warner Bros.), a new type of star is being born. In the case of Los...

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