VENN receives $26m in Series A financing round

Gaming and entertainment live-streaming network VENN has announced today the close of a $26m (~£19.94m) Series A financing round.    The round was co-led by seed-round investor BITKRAFT and new investor Nexstar Media Group,...

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero launches KRU Esports

Manchester City star striker Sergio Aguero has founded his own esports organisation with the launch of KRÜ Esports. Sergio Aguero, who has been named as the organisation's CEO and founder, has recently...

UK esports sees 8.5 percent annual growth between 2016 and 2019

The UK esports sector has seen an average increase of 8.5 percent annually between 2016 and 2019, according to ‘The Value of Esports in the UK’ report by Olsberg•SPI with Nordicity. Commissioned...
Rensga Esports

Rensga Esports secures Series A funding from Componente

Brazilian esports organisation Rensga Esports has secured undisclosed Series A funding from investment group Componente. The funding injection comes following Rensga Esports securing a spot in the newly franchised Brazilian League of Legends...
JuJu Smith-Schuster Team Diverge

Team Diverge launched by JuJu Smith-Schuster

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver, JuJu Smith-Schuster has launched a new gaming organisation, Team Diverge. The organisation aims to become a hub for crossover content across sports, gaming and culture, featuring popular streamers, athletes and...
The Clutch Digital Key Partners Announcement

ESI Digital Winter’s The Clutch Digital welcomes Deloitte and Nations Ventures as key partners

Esports Insider is pleased to announce Deloitte and Nations Ventures as partners of the fourth instalment of The Clutch Digital, the esports-focused pitch investment competition, this time during ESI Digital Winter...
Lazada x EVOS

EVOS Esports raises $12 million in Series B round

Attention Holdings, the parent company of Southeast Asian organisation EVOS Esports, has raised $12M in its Series B round. The round eas led by Korea Investment Partners with participation from existing shareholder Insignia...
Mogul raises AU $8M in oversubscribed share placement

Mogul raises AU $8M in oversubscribed share placement

Australian-based matchmaking and tournament platform Mogul has raised AU $8M (~£4.432M) in a significantly oversubscribed share placement.  The latest capital injection is expected to allow the company to continue operating fully funded for the...
Jim Roush invests in Subnation

Former Shark Tank executive producer Jim Roush invests in Subnation

Jim Roush has invested in gaming and esports media and marketing platform Subnation and will serve as a senior advisor. The financial terms of the investment have not been disclosed at the time...
NAG Studios Pre-Seed round

NAG Studios raises $1M in pre-seed round

Swedish games development studio NAG Studios has received $1 million (£765,565) in investment through a pre-seed round. The round was led by London Venture Partners, an early-stage fund that has invested in Supercell, Unity,...