meet the team

Our team is composed of senior and junior team members who has expertise in investments, gaming and esports. 

Laurent Bischof

Laurent has over 20 years of venture capital experience, including an operational role in VC-funded companies, and as an early-stage VC fund manager. In 2016, Laurent co-founded Bloom, the first AI platform dedicated to strategic analysis of social networks, where he is currently acting as Board member and CFO. Since 2011, he is also managing director of Polytech Ventures, a Swiss-based early-stage venture fund.

Chief business officer
Philippe Erwin

With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment and video games industry, Philippe is well-known for his expertise in investment and business development. In 2013, he co-founded QED Associates, a media consultancy business, and was a general counsel for Robot Cache, the first PC games digital distribution platform built on the blockchain.

He is currently a Chief Business Officer for Cascade Global and Rewired/, supporting the business development of the venture capital and sharing his knowledge on video games. He is also a board advisor for Team Vitality, one of the leading European esports Teams.

Agathe Schwaar

Agathe is a junior analyst with strong cross-cultural communication skills and teamwork with people from different cultural backgrounds. Her diverse activities include organizing Startup Weekends; Coordinating French classes for refugees and playing rugby in Switzerland. Previously, she worked as an associate for InnoPeaks, a Swiss-based accelerator in health tech and insurtech.

Senior Advisor
Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke is the co-founder and Managing Director of Esports Insider, the leading global B2B esports industry news platform, agency, events, and media company. He also Co-Founded the WFH League, and an advisor to mobile esports service provider Gamerpro. He has spoken at events including the World Gaming Executive Summit, the Asia Licensing Conference, Esports BAR Cannes, Samsung KX, PGC, and more.