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Are the members of the esports industry suspicious toward new people?

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When talking on Linkedin to someone yesterday regarding this site, I got a feedback from him that many members of the eSports industry are suspicious of new people wanting to enter the industry.

I wonder if somebody can confirm this? If so. Why is this the case? 

And how can this changed? I am pretty sure new people (be it professional manager, sponsors, investors, media people etc) are really needed to bring the industry ahead and make it more important in the the society and as business opportunity?

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This is actually an interesting question. 

I believe there are many new people who / new organizations which just want to make a quick profit with esports. I don't think we need that kind of new players on the esports market. We need players who want to really invest in the industry and help in develop and last (on the long run). You need to offer a bit more than just empty words. You need a story. You need a plan. If you got all that and a bit of commitment it's my believe that you will be accepted within the industry. 

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