eSports bar Uprise
Naming the bar
The name Uprise was chosen for a few different reasons.
Uprise has a personal meaning for founder Wouter Heijmerikx since it expresses his recent uprise by following his dreams and being able to do what he loves most.
Besides that, it underlines his vision of giving gamers a place to be themselves, do what they love and supplying them with a stage to grow and climb the ladder.
And last but not least, the name Uprise symbolises the growth of the gaming community.
March 2017 the company eSports bar Uprise was founded by Wouter Heijmerikx. The journey started there with a dream and a vision. It was his goal to provide the gamers of the Netherlands with a place to hang out, watch events and tournaments and play videogames casually and competitively.