100 Thieves, a well-liked esports group and way of life emblem, introduced that two of its largest content material creators, Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter and Jack “CouRage” Dunlop, will now be co-owners.
“As a streamer and previous pro-player myself, I at all times sought after 100 Thieves to be a company guided through and constructed to be a platform for content material creators,” Haag mentioned in a remark. “Rae and Jack had been with us since 2018 and 2019, respectively, and are important participants to 100 Thieves. They deserve reputation for what they’ve executed for the corporate so far – and we would like their strategic enter on what we will be able to all do in combination at some point.”
Hofstetter and Dunlop sign up for 100 Thieves founder and CEO Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag, rapper Drake, tune trade skill supervisor Scooter Braun, and Cleveland Cavaliers proprietor Dan Gilbert within the possession staff.
Hofstetter joined 100 Thieves in October 2018, and has grow to be a fixture in 100 Thieves’ content material and on YouTube, the place she has 3.3 million subscribers. She left Twitch to completely circulation at the Google-owned video platform in January 2020 (even though gave the impression on Twitch as a part of Jimmy Fallon’s debut circulation on Tuesday).
Glad to announce that I’m formally a co-owner of 100 Thieves!
Its been nearly three years since I joined the staff and I might have by no means anticipated this trail to result in this..
I’m proud to be probably the most first ladies co-owners in esports and past excited for our long term in combination! pic.twitter.com/hb5uxI8rea
— rae ☀️ (@Valkyrae) April 7, 2021
Dunlop turned into part of 100 Thieves in May 2019, and prefer Hofstetter, has grow to be one of the crucial recognizable faces of the group. He additionally defected from Twitch to completely circulation on YouTube, and did so even quicker than Hofstetter, making the transfer in November 2019. He has 3.27 million followers at the platform.
Hofstetter and Dunlop will each obtain fairness in 100 Thieves, reports The New York Times. Of their new roles, they’ll be extra occupied with 100 Thieves’ trade technique, together with “serving to determine and convey on new skill, construction new techniques and different tasks,” in keeping with a press unlock. They’ll each proceed to make content material as neatly.