Do you have dreams of being the next Ninja? Listen up! Elgato and its parent company CORSAIR are partnering up with the mentorship platform Pipeline. The two parties made a multi-year deal to help aspiring streamers kickstart their careers.
The Elgato x Pipeline Streamer Starter Kit
- A twelve-month Pipeline membership
Three Elgato products:
- Wave:1 microphone
- Stream Deck Mini broadcast controller
- Ring Light
The Streamer Starter Kit will be available on Elgato’s website for $549.99. If you’re just after the Pipeline membership, you can grab that for $299.99.
Pipeline x CORSAIR Streamer Scholarship Program
Also, they will be launching the Pipeline x CORSAIR Streamer Scholarship Program. Content creators who are lucky enough to receive the scholarship will get financial support as well as the necessary Elgato gear to start streaming. It will launch its first cohort in January 2021 and applications will open in December 2020.
Pipeline is a training platform that offers video tutorials, podcasts, master class presentations, and live mentorship sessions for aspiring content creators. The curriculum includes the fundamentals of content creation all the way to the more advanced aspects such as running a Twitch or YouTube business. They also offer tools to help you collaborate with other creators and discounts on software that you might need.
Former League of Legends professional and Pipeline co-founder, Stephen “Snoopeh” Ellis writes:
We are incredibly excited to announce our partnership with CORSAIR and Elgato. They’ve been supportive of the Pipeline community since we launched last year, and this next step allows us to do even more to help aspiring streamers… [b]etween the Streamer Starter Kit and our new Scholarship Program, we are creating the kind of opportunities for up-and-coming talent that I wish I had when I got started!”
As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changing”. New types of viable careers are constantly popping up in this digital age. It is exciting to see Elgato and Pipeline supporting the growth of the content creation community and adding to its validity. Future Ninjas and Shrouds, will you seize this opportunity from Elgato and Pipeline? What do you think about streaming and content creation in general as a career? Share your thoughts in the comments below!