New esports network VENN aims to bring 'gaming as a lens into pop culture'

A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million (all funds US) in seed round funding.

Co-founders Ariel Horn and Ben Kusin told Reuters that the venture will launch sometime in mid 2020 and is angling to be a "universal network" with programs like first-run esports events, reality shows, documentaries and game shows.

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