4esports is dedicated to providing a wide range of professional and ancillary services to the esports and gaming industry. Our multidisciplinary team of partners consists of seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals with vast experience in establishing, scaling and achieving successful exits for businesses.
In the Isle of Man we operate quickly, cooperatively, and internationally; and through our licensing structure we can protect publishers, tournament organisers, pro teams and the gaming community from kneejerk bans and ill-thought-through actions from other political bodies.
The exponential growth of esports is continuing to present enormous opportunities for those shaping the industry. We support businesses by providing our unique mix of professional expertise to support the objectives of businesses, organisations and individuals.
4esports is dedicated to providing a wide range of professional and ancillary services to the esports and gaming industry. Establishing, scaling and achieving successful exits for businesses is at the core of what we do and collectively we have seen almost every possible scenario play out. Clients benefit from this vast business experience, ensuring they avoid pitfalls, grow to potential and achieve the desired outcome of the founders. Along the way our multidisciplinary team of seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals assists with concept validation, creating secure, efficient structures, payment flows, intellectual property protection and exploitation, protection of funds and escrow solutions, and exit planning and execution. Our strategy is simple; where we have the expertise and can add value, we will.
James is the Founder and CEO of Blockbeat Media, specialists in marketing, PR and content, working to raise clients’ profiles and tell their stories.
James is a communications specialist and traffic builder, with expertise across many areas, including content, marketing copywriting, SEO, email marketing, social media, CRM, B2B, internal comms, design and PR.
James previously co-founded GambleGeek, worked as a freelance sports and news journalist for leading outlets including BBC Sport, The Times and The Guardian, and has been creating and curating esports content for over two and a half years.
Nick is a fully qualified Mortgage Advisor and former Lending Underwriter for Bank of Scotland International. Nick moved to the Isle of Man Income Tax Division as an Enforcement Officer and Intelligence Officer. Nick the transferred to the Gambling Supervision Commission as an eGaming Inspector in 2013. Having gained a unique insight into gambling regulation Nick move back into the private sector managing the eGaming Department of an international fiduciary where he held a number of Directorships on licensed gambling companies, taking them from concept to go-live. Most recently Nick assisted with the structuring, administration and management of esports businesses.
Lee is the CEO of Astin Accounts Solutions. Lee is an FCCA qualified accountant, with extensive boardroom level expertise gained from working across a range of business sectors. During his career, Lee has worked in the capacity of COO, Finance Director, Head of Business Controlling, Group Financial Controller and Head of Client Accounting for organisations in the Isle of Man, UK and Malta.
Andrew is the Group CEO of Affinity Management Services, a leading Corporate and Trust Service Provider with offices in both the Isle of Man and Malta.
Andrew has worked in the Corporate and Trust Service Sectors for the past 15 years. Andrew is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Institute of Directors (IoD) and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree.
Andrew has been on the board of the Isle of Man Association of Corporate Service Providers since 2017.
Lee is an online gambling expert with more than 15 years’ experience in fiduciary services and gaming, specialising in licence approvals and corporate solutions for blockchain, esports and gaming businesses.
Career highlights include obtaining the world’s first blockchain gambling licence, working on successful ICOs and STOs, being named an ACQ5 GameChanger and winning EGR Cryptocurrency Services Supplier of the Year 2019.
Lee is a writer for The Capital and FX Street, and provider of thought leadership editorial for the gaming industry’s leading print and digital publications on topics such as player protection mechanisms and engaging esports influencers.
We take care of the management and administration of structures, providing a comprehensive and bespoke service to meet individual client needs. We offer confidentiality, transparency and complete peace of mind. We offer high standards of corporate governance, an excellent team of experienced and technically capable staff, cost-effective administration, an extensive network of professional intermediaries and flexible, multi-jurisdictional service.
Business strategy services delivered by experienced entrepreneurs supporting strategic planning, concept execution, and post-money scaling. Services range from concept validation, business plans, financial forecasts, and pitch decks, to investor relations and non-executive support.
Outsourced finance director services are an integral, indispensable part of your business – without being a drain on your expenditure. You receive FD-level expertise – but only when it’s required, alleviating the need to employ an expensive operator in-house who is never fully utilised.
Our industry veterans and experts from the fields of corporate governance, finance, law, wealth management, and regulation provide internal training in esports, as well as ongoing support for management staff transferring from other sectors into an esports role.
“They have been patient, responsive and proactive in their approaches to understanding all aspects of the business and our needs. Above all, Lee and Sean have shown a level of interest and care which we value tremendously.“
“The engagement has been one of, if not the most seamless to date, with our expectations far exceeded. Nick is a rockstar, working with him and Lee has been awesome.“
Our expertise in entrepreneurship levels up your chances of success. In business unless you enjoy what you do and what you do has merit, you are destined to fail. Our mantra is when you succeed, we succeed, so we pride ourselves in supporting businesses to create, grow and achieve.
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Our expertise in entrepreneurship levels up your chances of success. In business unless you enjoy what you do and what you do has merit, you are destined to fail. Our mantra is when you succeed, we succeed, so we are pride ourselves in supporting businesses create, grow and acheive.