Qlan is for anyone who loves games and sports: Sagar Nair, co-founder, Qlan
Qlan contributes to the gaming market through its unique user journey and a robust set of features that bring together various aspects that make major contributions to the gaming community, such as tournament operators, content creators, gaming professionals, esports organizations and gamers, both professional and casual, said Sagar Nair, Co-Founder and CEO, Qlan.
How is an exclusive gamer’s social networking app the need of the hour in the Indian gaming ecosystem?
As millions of youngsters in India and across the world yearn to embark on their journey in the world of gaming and esports, they find it difficult to make the right entrance and look for opportunities. Qlan allows gamers to interact and engage only with gamers, find and match gamers based on their profiles, share and consume desired content, create teams, grow their game organizations game and more. Qlan as a platform is designed to strengthen the fundamentals of gaming and esports.
How does an AI-based networking app that connects gamers and esports enthusiasts become “GamersKaNayaAdda”?
Qlan is for everyone who loves and enjoys gaming and esports. Qlan matchmaking is just the first step that triggers a smooth journey for players. The ecosystem includes gamers, professional athletes, content creators, skilled professionals, teams and organizations – but at their core, all of these user sets are gamers first, hence #GamersKaNayaAdda
The esports and gaming market is growing day by day in India, so what is Qlan’s role in its growth?
Qlan contributes to the gaming market through its unique user journey and a robust set of features that bring together various aspects that make major contributions to the gaming community, such as tournament operators, content creators, gaming professionals, esports organizations and gamers, both professional and casual.
How the platform works – How much technology is involved in building a platform like this?
The app currently runs on React Native. ML and AI can be expected to play a crucial role as we scale and cater to a growing user base. Qlan’s features are designed to be based on data, games played, game statistics, language proficiency, content preferences, etc. will play a central role in a player’s journey and experience on Qlan.
How does the app ensure the authenticity of esports players?
The app, like most social media platforms, will provide a verification badge to genuine and known esports athletes. Additionally, in-game stats are integrated through APIs that collect data from a gamer profile and for mobile gamers their in-game screenshot is a must to sync games.
Which esports sectors does the platform promise to support?
The esports industry has multiple critical stakeholders including players, teams, professional athletes, content creators, esports organizations, tournament organizers, skilled professionals, publishers, and more. Each of these user groups is looking for something that is made available within the ecosystem. Qlan’s vision is to build a community that unites each of these stakeholders who, in turn, will provide opportunities and solutions in an organic and engaging way.
How does the platform enable professionals to search for job and career opportunities and help gaming organizations reach a targeted audience, all within a single ecosystem?
Qlan as a platform has a whole module under development that governs the professional side of esports which helps aspiring players to contact esports organizations, professionals to discover opportunities. The main highlight in this regard is that the platform allows the user to upload a CV with just a click of a button and share it wherever the user needs it.
What is Qlan’s source of income?
We have recognized multiple revenue streams, the focus will be on subscriptions and in-app purchases. An improved user experience will be the base offering.