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IBM enters esports, Team Vitality opens facility in Stade de France | ESI Digest...

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 available...
PUBG Mobile

The top Indian esports business developments in September 2020

September was a big month for Indian esports with everything being set into motion with the ban on PUBG Mobile. However, the beginning of the Indian Premier League has sprung new...
ReKTGlobal raises $35 million from Summit Partners

ReKTGlobal raises $35 million from Summit Partners

Global esports infrastructure firm ReKTGlobal, the parent company of Rogue and London Royal Ravens, has raised $35 million (£27 million) in funding. The debt capital raise came from Summit Partners, a private equity...
The Gaming Stadium Acquires Volcanic Media

TGS Esports acquires Volcanic Media

Gaming and esports entertainment and events company TGS Esports has entered a letter of intent to acquire Volcanic Media Inc., a Canadian grassroots esports and scholastic tournament organiser.  Following the acquisition, TGS will remove...
Playlive Simplicity Esports

Simplicity Esports acquires PLAYlive Nation gaming centre in Florida

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company announced an agreement with one of its franchisees to acquire all of the assets of the PLAYlive Nation esports gaming centre St. Petersburg, Florida. PLAYlive Nation was acquired by...
G-Loot secures $56M in funding round

G-Loot secures $56M in funding round

Swedish esports start-up G-Loot has revealed that it has secured $56M (£43.2M) in its latest funding round. The online esports platform is said to be preparing for expansion across gaming platforms and into other...
Esports Investments September 2020

$186.3M raised in disclosed esports investments in September 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...
Guild Esports Completes IPO

Guild Esports completes £41.2M listing on London Stock Exchange

London-based organisation Guild Esports has completed its floatation on the London Stock Exchange, with a market capitalisation of £41.2 million. The listing comes after the organisation managed to raise £20M towards the end of...
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DreamHack and ESL merge, Nike expands esports presence | ESL Digest #12

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 available...
David Levy

David Levy joins Andbox as investor and chairman of advisory board

Former Turner President and former Brooklyn Nets CEO David Levy has joined New York organisation Andbox as an investor and Chairman of the company's advisory board.  Levy's investment and appointment come as part of Andbox's Series B funding round...