Stuttgart, October 12th, 2021: AnyDesk and the esport player foundation announce their newest partnership. As the foundation’s technology partner, AnyDesk supports sponsored players with its solution for PC remote maintenance and optimization. The goal of the cooperation between the not-for-profit institution for the promotion of Esports talent and the country’s fastest growing technology company is the further technical professionalization of Esports in Germany.
Together with the esports player foundation, AnyDesk enables esports athletes to get the best out of their respective hardware and software, so that nothing stands in the way of further developing their gaming. AnyDesk’s commitment to Esports also includes financial support and the company is making a significant contribution to furthering the professionalization of Esports in Germany.
Philipp Weiser, CEO and founder of AnyDesk: “A large part of our employees are passionate gamers themselves. They follow the dynamic development of Esports with enthusiasm. We are therefore very happy about the partnership with the esports player foundation, as we can ideally support young and ambitious gaming talents with our remote support solution.”
Jörg Adami, CEO of esports player foundation: “AnyDesk will be able to contribute wonderfully to the world of Esports. Besides talent, discipline and ambition, the gaming set-up of players is a basic requirement to make it to the top of the world. This also includes the flawless performance of their computer. With AnyDesk, we can ensure this together for our talents via remote maintenance.”
With AnyDesk, the esports player foundation gains another strong “enabling partner.” The partnerships are based on the fact that companies make a significant contribution to the further development of Esports in Germany and take responsibility for top players, but also for millions of ambitious gamers. Other partners include CosmosDirekt, Deutsche Kreditbank, Deutsche Telekom, Garmin, Logitech Gaming, Skillcourt and Techniker Krankenkasse.
The esports player foundation is the first global not-for-profit institution dedicated to the holistic promotion of talent in esports. Its mission: “enable talents to live their dreams and serve as role models”. Since its founding in January 2020, it has already helped over 80 talents on their way to the top of their gaming world by planning dual careers, professionalized training, and teaching a responsible lifestyle. In turn, the athletes act as role models for their fans and the entire breadth of the gaming community.
The esports player foundation supports ambitious players with in-game coaching as well as a wide range of services such as nutritional counseling, sports psychology counseling, fitness and media training, as well as financial assistance. An overview of all support modules is available at www.esportsplayerfoundation.org/services.
About the esports player foundation
The esports player foundation brings the know-how from traditional sports promotion to esports. It promotes young and established talents through financial support, professionalization of training and comprehensive advice on legal matters and health issues. Furthermore, the Foundation supports in securing a successful professional life after the esports career. The esports player foundation is financed by the commitment of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia and business partners, including CosmosDirekt, Deutsche Kreditbank, Deutsche Telekom, Techniker Krankenkasse, Garmin and Logitech G. The shareholder of the esports player foundation is game – Association of the German Games Industry. A supervisory board with companies from the Esports scene and the games industry as well as partners from politics and society support the esports player foundation. For more information, visit www.esportsplayerfoundation.org.
AnyDesk is one of the world’s leading providers of remote desktop software. The scale-ups innovative solutions have already been installed more than 450 million times. In 2020 alone, the number of downloads doubled, making AnyDesk one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Germany. The company is in more than 190 countries, with over 80,000 customers who rely on their software, including internationally renowned companies such as Bosch, McDonald’s and Google. The Stuttgart-based company enables users a secure way to remotely access one device to another, with all common operating systems and from cell phones to mainframes. The key factor in AnyDesk’s success story is its high, memory-efficient image quality, which enables users to work fluidly with bandwidths as low as around 100 kbps. With this product feature, AnyDesk scores over its global competitors. Further information: Website | Blog | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Instagram
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