Elite Gaming Live is an EdTech startup that aims to increase engagement of students in low-income communities by merging academia with gaming, impacting student’s attendance as well as academic performance.

Kerwin is a black founder based in Chicago who has been in the gaming space for years and has been iterating on Elite Gaming Live to find the perfect experience for students. They are currently in operation and the feedback from students, teachers, and parents has been extremely positive.

There has already been a 27% decrease in suspension rates and 22% increase in attendance rates with the addition of Elite Gaming Live during lunch hour in school.

Here is a short video on what Elite Gaming Live is building and how it brings together students, teachers, and parents from low-income communities together.