Edward King


Edward King is the Co-Founding Partner and Co-CIO of Acies Investments, a venture capital firm focused on partnering with companies in the sports betting, iGaming, esports and sports technology industries. Edward was formerly Managing Director and Global Head of Gaming investment banking at Morgan Stanley, where he spent over 20years.

In this capacity Edward provided strategic and financial advice to clients on mergers & acquisitions and debt & equity capital raises in the public and private market across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin Americas. Edward was also a Founder and Co-CEO of Acies Acquisition Corp, a SPAC that completed its business combination in 2021 with Playstudios. Edward was formerly a Board Member of the American Gaming Association. Edward holds M.Phil, MA and BA degrees in economics from Cambridge University, England.


08:00 AM

WELCOME REMARKS – Governor Holcomb

09:00 AM

PANEL – Sports Betting & DFS

09:20 AM

PANEL: How Connected Fitness Became the New Obsession

10:20 AM

PANEL: Data Analysis and Athlete Development

11:30 AM


12:30 PM

Fireside Chat #1

1:30 PM

PANEL: Sports Media

02:15 PM

PANEL: NIL/Creator Economy

03:10 PM

PANEL: How Esports & Gaming became a billion dollar industry

04:00 PM

PANEL: Fan Engagement

04:55 PM

Fireside Chat #2

05:45 PM

Drinks/Food @ NCAA

06.30 PM


08:00 AM


09:00 AM

Techstars Sports Demo Day

10:00 AM


11:45 AM

PANEL: Pro athletes transitioning as Investors/Operators

1:00 PM

Fireside Chat

02:00 PM

PANEL: Pro Sports Franchises Innovating around Technology

03:10 PM

PANEL: NFTs & Digital Collectables

04:10 PM

KEYNOTE: Lemon Perfect founder story

05:20 PM


07:00 PM