Mohali Angels present - Pwn Academy by Aakarshan Harlalka and Gaurav Sawant

Opening Day - 12th December, 2020

Stage - Product Ready

Industry - eSports

Target Market - India 

Aakarshan Harlalka

He is an avid gamer himself, and has experimented with various entrepreneurial ideas in eSports and Gaming. With experience of working with Zomato under his belt, he is thrilled about the booming Indian gaming market and is eager to make his mark in the Esports space



Gaurav Sawant

He offers a wonderful blend of knowledge, ideas and expertise when it comes to handling and managing eSports events and leading teams. He has more than 5 years of hands-on experience in gaming and cosplay events and has been an active evangelist in the gaming space since 9 years.


The founder took us through a comprehensive presentation that covered the following - 


  • Founder's Background
  • What is E-Sports?
  • Why now?
  • Why This?
  • Target Audience
  • Operating Model
  • Competition Landscape
  • Business Models and Projections
  • Pre-Product Traction
  • Milestones achieved, Fundraising and next milestones

Here's the recording for the same :-


When an investor asked - Can you simplify the business model for Pwn Academy?


When we asked - Why do you feel that this is the best way to enter the market?


The founder's insights on the market size of eSports industry in india


When we asked - How has Covid impacted the eSports space?


Question - What is your go-to-market strategy?


The founders took us through Pwn Academy's Revenue Model. Below, is a recording for the same :


Question from an Investor - Are casual gamers ready to spend on a skill development platform like yours?


When we asked - How does Pwn Academy compare to other streaming channels like Youtube and Twitch?


The Product Demo for Pwn Academy can be accessed below:

The North Star vision for Pwn Academy



Interested to know more?



You can additionally request access for Favcy's Partner Thesis on Aakarshan Harlalka and Gaurav Sawant. Partner thesis is run by Pranav Chaturvedi and will be available as a video recording to interested investors.


You can also view Pwn Academy's Opening Day slides here :

Pwn Academy - Opening Day Slides from Favcy Portfolio