Monetisation in esports

Three (types of) companies that might unshackle monetisation in esports

To see the myriad companies adapting to the digital world, one need only look. In the last few years, entrenched business models in sport have been challenged by fresh-faced newcomers with different...
LATAM esports business developments April 2021

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region's biggest stories from April. Top LATAM esports...
beastcoast funding round

Beastcoast closes $2.5m pre-seed funding round

Yesterday, North American esports organisation Beastcoast closed its pre-seed funding round at $2.5m (~£1.8m).  The capital raise saw participation from Andover Ventures, Elevate Ventures, and Techstars, alongside angel investors Steven Temares (formerly...
Top Indian and SEA esports business developments April 2021

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in April 2021

April saw a host of investments in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region, with organisations and partners implementing more structure to the ecosystem with a continued influx of capital....

Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze

Aside from Epic Games raising an eye-watering $1bn (~£727m), endemic esports companies such as GRID, Epulze, Semper Fortis, and OverActive Media also raised substantial funds in April.  Every month, Esports Insider compiles...

Huya secures Chinese League of Legends deal, ECI launches | ESI Digest #40

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...

Guinevere Capital unveils new esports facility with Logitech G, Spark, and Eden Park

Investment company Guinevere Capital has partnered with peripherals firm Logitech G, telecommunications company Spark, and Eden Park to launch an esports facility in New Zealand. The Spark Esports Hub is located within Eden...

ESL and Intel renewal long-term partnership, both parties look to invest $100m in esports

Esports organiser and production company ESL Gaming has renewed its long-standing partnership with North American technology company Intel, taking the collaboration to 20 years. According to the release, the renewal, which is...

Warner Music Group and Gobi Partners invests in Tier One Entertainment

Philippines-based esports talent agency Tier One Entertainment has announced that venture capital fund Gobi Partners and record label Warner Music Group have invested in the firm. The strategic investments were made during...

Semper Fortis Esports raises £2.55m from Aquis Stock Exchange listing

Following the UK-based esports organisation’s listing on the Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), Semper Fortis Esports has announced that approximately £2.55m has been raised during the first day of dealings.  According to the...