Wiz Khalifa

Contract for Wiz Khalifa streams unveils how streamers profit from charity work

A contract disclosed in a now-settled lawsuit between two gaming companies around pay-to-play charity work has pulled back the curtain on a small but increasingly lucrative corner of the streaming industry. For the past 10 months, Softgiving—an Atlanta-based for-profit technology company that serves as a middleman between charities and gaming content creators—was involved in a lawsuit with esports team the Pittsburgh Knights in Dekalb County, Georgia, over alleged contract breaches for paid charity activations beginning in 2020, according to documents obtained by Dot Esports. Those two parties have settled out