Chiliz’s CEO Alexandre Dreyfus on the $27m investment: Get the fans involved

A strong advisory board with well known people from the esports industry, such as Fnatic’s CEO Wouter Sleijffers, Team Vitality's CEO Nicolas Maurer, streamer "Dr Disrespect" and former players such as...

Splyce gains $1.5m investment from The Ledger Group

Another major investment has come to esports as The Ledger Group out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada breaks a deal with Splyce in the form of $1.5m (£1.07m). The Ledger Group has already...
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ESP Gaming acquires PUBG tournament organiser, Auzom

It's been revealed that ESP Gaming is set to acquire Auzom, a company that organises tournaments for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in both North America and Europe. This deal was announced by Jeff Liboon,...

Fortnite expands to China thanks to Tencent investment

Last week Fortnite tweeted a teaser of a passport with a stamp from China on it leading some to think a new skin or new map would be added to the...
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Hanwha Life acquires ROX Tigers, forms Hanwha Life Esports

Korean insurance company Hanwha Life has acquired the League of Legends team ROX Tigers, aptly rebranding it as Hanwha Life Esports. The team will continue competing in the League of Legends Champions Korea. The other teams...
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Activision Blizzard partners with Nielsen for esports brand investment valuations

Activision Blizzard has today announced a partnership with Nielsen which will serve 'to measure and value esports brand investments across the company’s multiple leagues and titles'.  Nielsen has had an esports arm since the...
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Unikrn acquires tournament platform ChallengeMe.GG

Unikrn has made its first of two announcements that CEO Rahul Sood considers "the biggest deals of career", acquiring tournament platform ChallengeMe.GG. This acquisition is said to be a "multi-million" deal,...
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Female Legends see 5 million SEK investment to get more women into esports

The Swedish organisation Female Legends has announced a sizable 5 million SEK (£423,000) investment with a view to getting more women involved in esports across the board.  As reported by Esportsare, the project,...
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AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes acquires majority share of Team Saiyan

Tony Fernandes, the CEO of AirAsia Group, has taken to social media to reveal that he has bought a majority share in Team Saiyan, a Malaysian mobile esports organisation. It's reported that the...

Esports nutrition company Runtime raises seven digit seed round

Runtime, the esports nutrition company based in Berlin, announced today that it has raised a seven-digit seed round.  This was led by Everblue Management, and the seed round includes participation from the likes...