Pokimane is starting a talent management company for streamers | Engadget
The well-known Twitch personality is co-founding RTS, a talent management and brand consulting company that plans to fix "what is broken" for both game streamers and esports. It will own and co-manage the Evo fighting game tournament.It could take a while before it's clear how well RTS fares compared to existing online talent management outfits. There are plenty of talented streamers who are "spinning their wheels on basic stuff" and forging partnerships that don't work for either side, she said. However, it's notable that Pokimane and her team are focused on growing small-time streamers rather than courting big names can already fetch major deals. It can be difficult to 'make it' as a full-time streamer, but Pokimane (aka Imane Anys) thinks there's a better way to nurture budding internet broadcasters. Twitch and Endeavor veteran Stuart Saw will serve as CEO, while the remaining executives include alumni from Twitch, Blizzard and PAX. RTS will work with Pokimane as well as Epic Games and Facebook.
It can be difficult to 'make it' as a full-time streamer, but Pokimane (aka Imane Anys) thinks there's a better way to nurture budding internet broadcasters. The well-known Twitch personality is co-f… [+1594 chars]