Amish Shah – SierraMaya360 – ReKT, EnVyUs & esports investments

The founding partner of venture capital firm SierraMaya360 Amish Shah, a company which invested a ‘seven figure sum’ into Team EnVyUs, recently launched two new firms under the brand ReKT; ReKT...

Rick & Morty co-creator and The Game Grumps to air esports team sitcom

Move over Dream Team. Forget Hang Time. An esports sitcom is on its way. Youtube pair the Game Grumps (Arin "Egoraptor" Hanson and Dan Avidan) will star in the series created by Michele Morow...

FirstBlood, Vantage Sports & Maestro will pitch at esports start up launchpad

$50,000 and expert advice and assistance? Few start ups would say no, and three endemic esports companies have the chance to convince a panel why they should be the worthy recipients.  Later...

This week in esports: big news in FIFA, skin betting remains rife and esports...

Another frantic week of esports news is over and done with. This week saw intriguing moves in an esport that seems tiny compared to some of its counterparts. With six La Liga teams involved...

Skin betting still rife despite Valve cease-and-desist orders

The unwanted spotlight is very quickly returning to Valve with regards to their alleged facilitation of unlicensed gambling through their Steam API.  https://twitter.com/wfcgreen/status/786605371502632960 EBSR's Will Green has released his October scorecard for skin betting sites that were previously...

GameCo expands team and opens new office in Vegas

New York based esports firm GameCo has announced the opening of new offices in Las Vegas as it seeks to expand its presence in casinos.  It has also announced the expansion of its...

PVP.ME and GamingBattleGround on EiG Launchpad shortlist

EiG's revered Startup Launchpad 2016 includes five shortlisted companies and of these two of them are esports firms. PVP.ME and GamingBattleGround made it to the shortlist of the event which means they've...

Future Games Summit announces esports line up

The Future Games summit has announced its esports track and there are numerous well regarded industry figures amongst the speakers.  Ukie CEO Jo Twist, Fnatic's Head of Business Development Darren Newnham, ESL...

US male millennials watch as much esports as baseball and hockey

This past month has been a mad blur of traditional sports clubs and brands investing and expressing interest in esports.  Whilst this has been met with some skepticism as to their intentions...

Team Huma will rebrand as PSG eSports

Team Huma's European Challenger Series spot has been purchased by Webedia Group and Bang Bang Management, and with a nod to the recent established partnership between these companies and PSG, it has...

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NGAGE Esports announces SquadUP as ticketing partner for 2020

Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws owner NGAGE Esports is partnering up with mobile ticketing software provider SquadUP for the upcoming home games in 2020. Esports Stadium...