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Patrick likes entrepreneurship. Patrick has spent almost his entire career in start-ups and small business.  Not only does he understand the dynamics of start-ups, he understands what it’s like for founders to bring on outside resources.


Patrick is creative.  Especially in disruptive environments like gaming and esports, Patrick is always looking for ways to connect people and ideas into workable business plans.


Patrick thrives on collaboration.  Patrick is passionate in the belief that success in esports comes from a mixture of new ideas mixed with tried and true execution.  Working with the thought leaders of tomorrow is an exciting prospect indeed. 


Patrick Mahoney is the Chairman and co-founder of We Are Nations and a general partner in Nations Ventures.  We Are Nations is a leader in esports merchandise design, sales and distribution worldwide. Clients include G2 Esports, UYU, Immortals, Good Crazy, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Cloud 9, Origen and many other leading global esports brands.  


We Are Nations was co-founded by Patrick and Chris Cornell in 2016, and is a sister company to Manhead Merchandising, a noted name in the music and entertainment merchandise space, with clients that include Panic At The Disco, Fall Out Boy and Weezer.  Following the arc of the music and entertainment capitals, Patrick has lived in NYC, London, Los Angeles and is now Nashville with his wife, son, dog and six racing bicycles.