Sam Mathews

Founder & Chairman

Sam is the founder and chairman of Fnatic, regarded as the leading brand within Esports. Launched in 2004, Fnatic manages pro-gamers and has won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most out of any organisation. In November 2015, Fnatic became the first team within Esports to launch it's own line of hardware products, Fnatic Gear, through Indiegogo.

Previously Sam founded NEVERBLAND, London's number one partner to startups. With their strong design and development teams they accelerate great brands such as Datasift, Conversocial, Thread, and many more. Neverbland has also produced three of it's own startups in Conjure (, VOTD (www.VOTD.TV) and Slate (

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