Monthly Archives: April 2019

Five dynamic start-ups to battle for the industry vote at LaunchPad ICE North America

Following an industry wide call for submissions, five finalists have been selected to pitch their business ideas at the ICE North America LaunchPad initiative to the assembled audience of thought leaders, investors and C-Level decision makers in Boston. Moderated by LaunchPad chair Melissa Blau, the judging panel of investors, who will quiz the start-ups on their products and projections, includes Velo Partners’ Evan Hoff, First Maximilian Associates’ Robert Montgomery, renowned sports investors Sixers, Innovation Lab’s Seth Berger and SeventySix Capital’s Wayne Kimmel. The five start-ups will then see their enterprising ideas put back to the ICE North America audience who will vote for the winner. All of the start-ups will also exhibit on the ICE North America show floor and the winner will receive a complimentary booth at the 2020 show.

The 2019 ICE North America start-ups comprise:

• Hold Gaming: merging social casino, eSports, the real money into a casino esports content and platform. Presented by Phillip Runyan, Founder and CEO

• LineLibrary: the global sports betting exchange. Presented by Sam Rattner, Founder and CEO