Mission Control Investment

Mission Control receives $1.75M to build rec league esports

Mission Control, a company building rec league esports programs, has received a $1.75 million (£1.38 million) investment led by Dundee Venture Capital.  M25, Cultivation Capital, and MATH Venture Partners also participated in...

Insight Media Fund appoints Samahoma Media Advisors to find investment opportunities

Insight Media Fund, a newly-created fund, has appointed Samahoma Media Advisors to help it to identify media opportunities in a post-COVID world.  Focused on short-term investments that can generate long-term success, the...
When should esports investors realistically expect ROI

When should esports investors realistically expect ROI?

Esports investments dominate news headlines just about every week here at Esports Insider, and for good reason — the industry is new, exciting, and an effective way to reach young audiences. It seems...
NODWIN Gaming and Actimedia

NODWIN Gaming extends esports services to Africa

Indian esports solutions company NODWIN Gaming has opened operations to the rest of Africa after opening its first international office in Johannesburg earlier this year. The company announced an expansion into South Africa in...
MCES Series A Funding

MCES closes €2.5M in Series A round

French organisation MCES has raised €2.5 million (£2.26 million) through its Series A investment round. The investment was closed in May and was funded by Région Sud Investissement, Lab Five, and over 20 angel...
Esports Investments June 2020

$10.6M raised in disclosed esports investments in June 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
beastcoast Techstars Program

beastcoast selected for Techstars sports accelerator program

Seed-stage startup accelerator Techstars has announced that North American organisation beastcoast will participate in its 2020 sports technology program. beastcoast is the first esports organisation to join Techstars' portfolio. RELATED: Beastcoast cracks open Four Loko sponsorship beastcoast...
Mike Sheetal PlayBrain

PlayBrain closes $6 million Series A funding round

Japanese esports event organiser PlayBrain announced a $6 million (£4.8 million) Series A financing round. The round included return investor BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and brings PlayBrain’s total funding since launch to $8 million...
This week in esports 260620

This week in esports: David Beckham, Gucci, OG, The Lab

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw David Beckham...
Replai Seed Funding Round

Replai raises $1.3M in seed funding round

Portuguese esports startup Replai has secured an investment of $1.3 million (£1.05 million) in its seed funding round. The funding was led by Bright Pixel with contribution from Ideias Glaciares and Clever Advertising. RELATED: Guild...