Valhalla Esports Lounge

World's first fan-owned Esports Bar!

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Founded by experts in esports and hospitality with the skills to improve and grow the brand.
We have created a social community that gives gamers a home to share their passion locally.
Revolutionizing the physical esports experience and building in high foot traffic areas!
Has raised over $1.2M from investors.

Our Team

Like most infantrymen my transition out of the military was difficult. I found friendships and support in a guild I joined in a video game. I wanted to give gamers a place to meet in real life and find more friendships. I wanted to give back to the gamer community. My guild mates even showed up to the grand opening of Valhalla!

Valhalla Esports Lounge - The First Fan-Owned Esports Bar!

We created one of the coolest esports venues on the planet for gamers, now we want gamers to own it!

Valhalla Esports Lounge started on January 11th, 2018 when the founder, Hans, attended a watch party for the Houston Outlaws, one of the professional esports teams competing in the Overwatch League. The incredible energy of the fans at the watch party inspired Hans to create a sports bar for gamers!

When developing the concept Hans met Reed Woogerd, who had an extensive background in hospitality! 

Together the two of them created a refined esports bar experience that is redefining what esports venues can be!

Created by gamers, for gamers!

Hans was a lifelong gamer organizing LAN parties, and even hosting guitar hero tournaments at local bars while still in high school to raise money for his debate team. When leaving High School, Hans joined the US Army as an Airborne Infantryman.  

After he got out of the Army it was the friends he made in video games that helped him through the difficult transition. He joined a guild in the Elder Scrolls Online that became his much needed support group when he needed it the most.

Since gamers had done so much for Hans that he was doubly motivated to make Valhalla Esports Lounge a second home for the gamers of the world!

High Quality Food and Drinks!

With experience ranging from fine dining restaurants to nightclubs, Reed Woogerd developed some of the most popular bar/restaurant concepts in Ohio. Reed has gone on to explore some of the nation’s top hospitality markets, developing an upscale boutique hotel and restaurant in Silicon Valley and now sitting on our board of directors as he led our team in concept development, menu development and recruiting while opening our first venue in Austin.

Now we want gamers to own Valhalla Esports Lounge!

What is Valhalla Esports Lounge?

Valhalla Esports Lounge is a full service bar and restaurant with a 12 pc gaming arena, free to play consoles and over 20 TVs to show the latest esports and traditional sports!

Every week we host tournaments at Valhalla Esports Lounge where participants of all ages compete for cash prizes and bragging rights!

We have a great menu full of delicious food and tasty drinks! When you stop in you can try our wings that come in three signature sauces like Movie Theater Butter Buffalo, Cherry Cola BBQ, and Jalapeno Parmesan Ranch!

Our drinks are not only creative, but taste amazing too! Our boozy slushies are sure to turn any night into a good time! 

If you want some more fire, our Game Over will do! 

Valhalla Esports Lounge Coming to a City Near You!

Our team has a big vision to bring this concept to cities all over America. Right now we are perfecting our craft in Austin, TX then coming to a city near you!

We don't just want to give gamers a second home, we want to let them be owners of it! Invest now to join us in fulfilling this vision!

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