HyperX was named the lead peripheral partner for the SoLa I CAN technology and enterprise center

HyperX provides gaming peripherals to fully equip the Esports Arena and Gaming Center

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., August 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced that it is the main peripheral partner of the SoLa I CAN Technology and Entrepreneurship Center Powered by Riot Games. SoLa Impact is a family of real estate funds with a dual bottom-line strategy focused on building high-quality affordable housing in Black and Animal communities. The SoLa I CAN Foundation, affiliated with SoLa Impact, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, aims to improve the lives of Los Angeles residents in low-income communities and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by providing opportunities for education and economic mobility .

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HyperX Named Lead Peripheral Partner for SoLa I CAN Technology and Enterprise Center (Graphic: Business Wire)

HyperX has donated a variety of gaming peripherals to support the SoLa Technology and Entrepreneurship Center Powered by Riot Games, including its esports arena and gaming center in South Los Angeles. HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads, microphones and other products are being used to help SoLa build facilities for local students to use while visiting the center. The operation aligns with HyperX’s goals to improve the representation of black and brown talent entering the gaming industry workforce as gaming professionals.

“HyperX is proud to help make an impact with SoLa Impact and the SoLa I CAN Foundation by providing tools for learning at the Center for Technology and Entrepreneurship. The Center helps close the digital divide, promote diversity in technology, and change minds about gaming. Members of the community who come to the center will have a chance to achieve their dreams and raise their skill levels in a positive gaming environment,” said Wendy Lecot, head of strategic alliances, HyperX. “By having a space to pursue their interests and aspirations based on a shared love of gaming, South Los Angeles residents will have a chance to help shape the future of gaming and esports culture.”

“HyperX’s donation of equipment to the center helps make this facility a world-class facility capable of providing our local youth with an amazing access point for technology education and career training,” said Sherri Francois, Chief Impact Officer at SoLa Impact and executive director of the SoLa I CAN Foundation. “The SoLa Technology and Entrepreneurship Center Powered by Riot Games is the first esports and gaming facility of its kind in South Los Angeles, where youth and community members can learn and develop their skills to prepare for tomorrow’s workforce.”

About HyperX
For 19 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer, and the company is consistently recognized for delivering products that offer superior comfort, aesthetics, performance and reliability. Under the banner “WE ARE ALL GAMERS”, HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, professional gamers, tech enthusiasts and overachievers worldwide because they meet. the strictest product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, please go to www.hyperx.com.

About HP
HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we create experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.

About SoLa Impact’s I CAN Foundation
The SoLa I CAN Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit affiliate of SoLa Impact, aims to improve the lives of black and brown Los Angeles residents and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by providing opportunities for education and economic mobility. The SoLa Technology and Entrepreneurship Center Powered by Riot Games is a state-of-the-art, first-of-its-kind center in the heart of South Central Los Angeles. The Center works to train and inspire the next generation of technology and entertainment professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs from South Los Angeles. SoLa provides the community with skills-based technology programming, as well as scholarships and career development opportunities for non-invested communities for all Angelenos to have greater access to jobs, mentoring and placement in the most competitive business fields. Learn more at www.solaican.org.

Editor’s Note: For additional information or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, HP Inc., 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-2791 (Voice) or [email protected] Press images can be found in the press room here.

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Media contacts:

Mark Tekunoff
HyperX
714-438-2791
[email protected]

Diana Gomez
Walt & Company for HyperX
530-249-4955
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