RIVALS

Mobile games developer Legendary Play recieves $4m in seed funding

Mobile games developer Legendary Play has secured $4m (~£3.06m) in seed funding. The round was co-led by BITKRAFT Ventures and Modern Times Group (MTG), with 1Up Ventures and Level Up also taking...
Novos

Fortnite training platform NOVOS raises $6m in funding

Fortnite competitive training platform NOVOS has secured $6m (~£4.6m) in funding. According to Or Briga, NOVOS' Co-founder and CEO, the funding will be utilised to expand its platform to include other game titles. RELATED:...

Esports Around The World: Isle of Man

Esports Around The World is a series of profiles outlining the esports ecosystem in various countries & territories globally. The series ties into our ESI Washington DC event taking place 16-18th...

GOALS secures $15m in seed funding

GOALS, a new multiplayer football play-to-earn game in development, has secured $15m (£11.42m) in seed funding.  The round was led by venture capital fund Northzone, with previous investors Cherry Ventures, Moonfire Ventures...

BITKRAFT Ventures receives $2.5m investment from Nazara

Gaming and esports venture capital fund BITKRAFT Ventures has received a $2.5m (~£1.9m) investment from India-based gaming and sports media company Nazara.  According to the announcement, Nazara will invest $875,000 (~£666,000) upfront...
Esports investment report, March 2022

Esports investment report, March 2022: Kappa Meltdown, Monaco Esports, Galaxy Racer

March was certainly an interesting month when it came to investments and mergers. In fact, the most high-profile story of the month isn't actually tied to esports organisations, but rather an...
Ampverse

SEA esports company Ampverse raises $12m in Series A

Southeast Asian esports firm Ampverse has raised $12m (~£9.16m) from its Series A funding round. The funding will be used to acquire more esports teams as well as play-to-earn (P2E) guilds, according...
Kappa Meltdown Group

Kappa Bar acquires Meltdown Bars, forms world’s largest esports bar chain

Swedish esports bar and restaurant franchise Kappa Bar has acquired French esports bar chain Meltdown Bars, merging the two businesses into Kappa Meltdown Group. The acquisition, which was completed on March 15th,...

Finest acquires Monaco Esports for $10m

Israeli esports organisation Finest has announced the acquisition of Monaco Esports Fédération-owned team Monaco Esports for $10m (~£7.6m). As part of the merger, Monaco Esports operations and branding will cease to exist and...

Aggero secures $2m in seed funding

Aggero, a UK-based company that uses machine learning and analytics to help streamers monetise content better, has secured $2m (£1.5m) in seed funding. The round was led by LAUNCHub Ventures, with GapMinder,...