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Danish esports org North shutters

After just four years, Danish esports organisation North has announced its closure through a statement posted on the official Football Club Copenhagen (FCK) website.  In the announcement, translated from Danish, investors Parken Sport &...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, January 2021

January was a busy month for sponsorships and partnerships in esports: G2 x adidas; the LEC and four new partners; Na'Vi and Raid: Shadow Legends, plus many, many more. Each month, Esports...
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The top Indian and SEA esports business developments in January 2021

January signalled the beginning of an important year for stakeholders in the Asian esports ecosystem. Some have tipped 2021 as the year mobile esports goes mainstream, and all eyes will be...
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Exclusive interview: Bayes Esports becomes exclusive data partner of Beyond The Summit

German esports data company Bayes Esports has been named the exclusive data partner of tournament organiser Beyond The Summit (BTS). Bayes has acquired the in-game data rights for seven BTS events in...

How an esports facility in Indiana is affecting a local community

This article was written by Angela Bernhard Thomas, Founder, A-Game Esports, and Tyler Othen, Esports Lead, CSL International. Edited by Esports Insider. Like many other live event sectors, the in-person esports event industry...
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Esports investment report: $61.6m committed in January 2021

Disclosed esports investment in January was considerable — albeit lopsided. According to Esports Insider's calculations, around $61.6m (~£44.84m) of disclosed investment was committed in January 2021 — most of which came from...
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Nerd Street Gamers raises $11.5m in additional funding

Esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) has raised $11.5m (£8.48m) in additional funding, with the round led by venture capital firm Founders Fund. According to the release, the additional funds will be used to...

Anzu raises $9m in latest funding round

In-game advertising platform Anzu has raised $9m (£6.56m) in its latest round of funding, with the likes of BITKRAFT Ventures and Sony Innovation Fund becoming investors. The capital raised will be used to expand the company's...
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Exclusive: Guild Esports Executive Chairman on 2021 ambitions and financial results

This morning (Friday, January 29th), British esports organisation Guild Esports (LSE: GILD) announced its results for the previous financial year. The publicly listed company announced a loss before tax of £2.7m. The...
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Mobile Premier League raises $500K through employee investments

Indian esports and mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) announced yesterday that it has raised $500,000 (£364,200) as part of its Employee Investment Plan. MPL launched the investment plan, which allows...