Amit Jain discusses Team Vitality’s expansion and navigating the Indian market 

Despite a laid-back six months after PUBG Mobile’s ban in India, the country’s esports circuit is gradually returning to its former glory following the launch of Battlegrounds Mobile India. While titles such...

Esports investment report, October 2021: FaZe Clan, Riot Games and 100 Thieves

Ranging from tournament organisers to esports organisations, October saw a variety of entities within the esport space announce significant investments and acquisitions. As such, Esports Insider has compiled a list of last...
Statespace x ProGuides

Statespace announces purchase of ProGuides

Statespace, the parent company of FPS aim training platform Aim Lab, has announced the acquisition of online coaching platform ProGuides. The acquisition comes after Statespace raised $50m (~£36.7m) in a Series C...
Jesse Lingard esports

Traditional sports personalities investing in esports — a fad or long term play? 

Philip Hübner, Chief Business Development Officer of tournament platform Challengermode, writes for Esports Insider to discuss the recent increase in esports investment by athletes and whether this trend will continue.  RELATED: A guide...

Can Battlegrounds Mobile India offer a sustainable revenue model to stakeholders?

In a bid to regain a foothold in the mobile gaming industry, KRAFTON announced its India-exclusive title Battlegrounds Mobile India earlier this year.  The publisher incurred major losses after the government banned...
X7 Esports x Absolved

X7 Esports announces acquisition of Absolved

Isle of Man-based organisation X7 Esports has acquired British organisation Absolved. As a result of the deal, Absolved's Founder TJ Harwood and Manager Robin Cheng have been named X7 Esports' Chief Operating Officer (COO) and...

Pokimane co-founds RTS, ESL launches NFT platform | ESI Digest #66

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is...

Riot Games to open remote broadcast and production centre in Dublin

Game publisher Riot Games has announced plans to open a new Remote Broadcast (RBC) and Content Production Centre in Dublin, Ireland. The move comes as a part of Riot Games' new global...

Esports startup Champria raises $1m

Esports technology startup Champria has announced a $1m (£ 730,000) pre-seed round led by Kickstart Fund, a venture capital fund from the United States. Aside from Kickstart Fund, the round also included...

ESE Entertainment acquires European esports media firm Frenzy

Esports technology company ESE Entertainment has reached a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire European esports media firm Frenzy. The deal will see ESE acquire 100 per cent of Frenzy for a price...