Weekly Refresh: Champions Round’s Launch, eResonate Raised $1M, and More

by Anna Holmquist
April 13, 2020
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eResonate Media closed on $1M. The platform will allow users to stream concerts live from a network of venues. It was founded in 2018. [PRNewswire]

League of Legends players raised $6M for charity. Near the end of last year, Riot Games, which developed the game, announced its Social Impact Fund. Now, players get to vote and decide which nonprofits will benefit from the fund. [Built In LA]

Big Board Showdown went live. The Champions Round app offers this new game mode dedicated exclusively to the 2020 NFL Draft. Live drafts will be open April 16-23. [Medium]

human-I-T giving computers to students in need. The startup collects and refurbishes technology that would otherwise be thrown away. It’s aiming to deliver hotspots and computers to households that need them during the pandemic. [Built In LA]

Headspace and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo partnered. Headspace is offering free meditation and mindfulness content to people dealing with the pandemic. Though this is specifically geared toward New Yorkers, anyone can access the content. [Built In LA]

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