Local gaming startup Evolve adds new board member Emmett Shear



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Evolve, a social network and in-game engagement platform for gamers, says that Emmett Shear, CEO and co-founder of the world’s leading video platform for gamers, Twitch, has joined the company’s advisory board.

Shear, who also co-founded the pioneering video streaming platform Justin.tv, is a part-time partner with the startup accelerator Y-Combinator and was recently named to Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games. His appointment to the advisory board comes following last year’s announcement of a gamecasting partnership between Twitch and Evolve which was launched during a live event at last month’s Game Developers Conference.”

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