Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in March 2021

Esports Insider has collated some of March's key esports stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. To read more about a story, click the corresponding link...
Epulze Investment

Tournament platform Epulze secures £4.7m investment

Swedish esports tournament platform Epulze has secured an investment of SEK 57m (∼£4,74m) from its latest funding round. According to the release, participants in the funding round included Swedish financial group Svea Ekonomi and...

GRID announces data partnership with Epic Esports Events

Esports data platform GRID has announced a partnership with Russian esports tournament organiser Epic Esports Events. As a result of the agreement, GRID will provide its data distribution services to Epic Esports...
esports investment

Esports investment report: over $4bn committed in March 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $4.06bn (~£2.9bn) of disclosed investment relating to esports was committed in March 2021. The majority of that money — an estimated $4bn — was used...

LDN UTD strikes partnership with Matchroom

British esports organisation LDN UTD has announced its partnership with sports programming supplier Matchroom, in a bid to unite esports with traditional sports events and athletes. According to the release, the 'first...
Zenni x Call of Duty League

Zenni unveiled as official eyewear partner of the Call of Duty League

Activision Blizzard and online eyewear retailer Zenni have announced a multi-year partnership that will see the retailer become an official partner of the Call of Duty League (CDL). The deal will see Zenni named as...

Alban Dechelotte departs Riot, BLAST Premier partners with Coinbase | ESI Digest #36

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...

ESI Digital Spring: Day two recap

Day two of ESI’s Digital Spring conference focused on various commercial opportunities, such as brand partnerships, the sector’s online offerings, activating esports fans, and broadcasting rights. Fueled once again by a soundtrack...
Turquoise: Branding Strategies for Esports Leagues

Turquoise: Branding strategies for esports leagues

We continue our article series with London-based agency Turquoise Branding centred around branding in esports. Turquoise has helped with the branding of projects such as UEFA’s Europa League, game developer MY.GAMES’s...

BLAST Premier cashes in on Coinbase partnership

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports league BLAST Premier has announced cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase as its latest sponsor for the competition's upcoming Spring Season. According to the release, Coinbase will use the partnership...