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While India is ready to win the lead from England in the World Cup with its fan favorite leader Virat Kohli on May 30, India looks forward to more e-sport for fantasy gaming purposes. The trend of e-sport, is becoming a big boost of Indian business.
Thus, India is estimated to have around 60 fantasy sport platforms, currently as compared to certain other various companies in the sectors, few years back. While a report by the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) and KPMG estimates that there are more than 20 million fantasy gamers in India currently, in 2016 the platform initiated with nearly only two million gamers in India.
The platform initiated as StarPick, head on the fantasy sports offices in India, the UK, and Sweden and is further looking forward to structure an e-sport momentum. The Co-Founders of StarPick Rohit Nair and Ulf Ekberg, founded StarPick in the year 2018.
Further, the startup acquired specific institutional funding where the birth of the idea took place in the year 2017. By then also, the team of the startup StarPick was confident about the big hit in the Indian Market, while the platform would not only be sticking itself to the grounds of Cricket, but would also introduce soccer, kabbadi, Formula One, golf, and other various sports.
The conceptualization of the startup is supervised on an easy and convenient note that the user makes a payment of the fee and connects to the platform acquiring the position of a manager of a team with the deal of phantom money and then competes with others in the game.
The users also achieve awards for their holistic performance that includes cash, gifts, and trips abroad. Furthermore, the fine tactics and skills with the knowledge of the game come in the way of competition in the platform, when one performs.
The e-gaming sector is drastically improving in the Indian Market. Thus, StarPick in the sector, competes with Dream11 that initiated a while ago as India’s fantasy gaming ecosystem that allows its users to develop imaginary teams and also a chance to win cash according to the actual performance of the selected players. Further, other competitors also involve Mobile Premier League, BalleBaazi, HalaPlay and Gaming Monk.