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E-sports company HERO makes new moves

By Liu Huayu 17 Jun 2016

HERO Entertainment (Chinese:英雄互娱) ,an e-sports company, announced yesterday (16th June) that Wu Dan, co-founder and former CIO, is to be its new president. Wu Dan will take charge of internal management and attracting investment.

At the same time, it has also been announced that a new company, HERO Sports,a subsidiary owned by HERO Entertainment, will be established.

Wu Dan graduated from the University of Toronto and became their youngest Vice President within two years of joining ZhenFund, a Beijing-based seed fund founded in 2011. Being one of the biggest game investors, Wu Dan invested in DARK BLADE, CRISIS ACTION, VAINGLORY and many other popular online-games in the past two years.

After its establishment last year, HERO co-founded the Chinese Mobile Electronic Athletics League with 17 other game companies including Panda TV, Perfect World and the Giant Interactive Group. In addition, HERO organized the biggest mobile electronic athletics event in East Asia, HPL.

Source: Tecent

Proofread by Sean O Diobhilin

Tags: eSports
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