Esports Investments April 2020

$42.5M raised in disclosed esports investments in April 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...
Meta Funding round

Esports agency META raises €1M for continued growth

Benelux esports agency META has raised €1 million (£868,657) in an attempt to position itself as a market leader in the region. Formerly known as 4Entertainment, the agency is perhaps best known for operating the Belgian...
Raven Seed Funding Round

Raven raises $1.4 million in seed funding round

Esports apparel manufacturer Raven has raised $1.4 million (£1.13 million) in its seed funding round. A private equity fund in the United States invested in the company through the round. RELATED: FaZe Clan details...
BUFF.bet and X-Bet.co to merge ahead of planned IPO

BUFF.bet and X-Bet.co to merge ahead of planned IPO

XB Systems has reached an agreement to merge its esports betting brand X-Bet.co with UltraPlay's white-label platform BUFF.bet in a deal said to bolster its planned initial public offering (IPO). As a result...
This week in esports

This week in esports: BMW, FaZe Clan, Nevada, VALORANT

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 BMW partner...
FaZe Clan Investment Loan Facility

FaZe Clan details $40 million Series A funding round

North American organisation FaZe Clan has released details on its Series A funding round, in which it raised $40 million (£32 million). The round was led by Jimmy Iovine and NTWRK, which...
Simplicity Esports sets sights on NYSE American public offering

Simplicity Esports sets sights on NYSE American public offering

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has filed for a proposed public offering of its shares and warrants on the NYSE American. Simplicity Esports will also apply to uplist from the OTCQB tier of the...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Babybel, ESPN, Jimmy Iovine, LCK

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 Babybel enter...
Jimmy Iovine FaZe Clan

Jimmy Iovine and NTWRK lead funding round for FaZe Clan

North American organisation FaZe Clan has closed its latest funding round, which was led by entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine. Perhaps known best for being the co-founder of both Beats Electronics and Interscope Records, Iovine...
This week in Chinese esports 070420

This week in Chinese esports: HUYA, DPL-CDA

Each week, Esports Insider brings together the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China. This week in Chinese esports saw Tencent exercise the option to become the largest shareholder in HUYA,...