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Skillz Named a Top Company to Watch Alongside NBA, Twitch, Niantic and More!


The Top 20 Companies to Watch list by Manatt Digital features leading companies who are innovating, creating disruptive technologies, and forging the future of the digital media. Due to the immense growth and expansion across the industry, eSports and gaming companies comprised a significant portion of the honorees.  

Skillz was named to the list for its industry-leading technology, alongside major international brands such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) for being a creative pioneer in digital opportunities for offline sports, Hulu as the first streaming service that won an Emmy for the best drama series, and Twitch as one of the top interactive gamer-focused platforms.

Other prominent honorees include “Pokémon GO” developer Niantic, “PUBG” creator Bluehole, and Roblox – inventors of one of the largest interactive platforms for play. Roku Inc., Magic Leap, and MoviePass were also part of the prestigious list.

As the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, not only did Skillz top the Inc. 5000 list as the fastest-growing company in America, it was also the first eSports company to be named to the prestigious CNBC Disruptor 50 list, in addition to San Francisco Business Time’s competitive Fast 100 list. Furthermore, Skillz pioneers technology that is transforming and shaping the gaming experience by enabling competition at every level, for everyone.

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