EXCEL ESPORTS

EXCEL ESPORTS raises €20m through investment round

British Esports organisation EXCEL ESPORTS has completed a €20m (~£17m) investment round to fund its expansion and new headquarters. The round, which was first reported by Sky News, was led by investment...
esports management

MDR Brand Management launches NIVO to represent pro gamers

London-based firm MDR Brand Management has launched a global esports and interactive entertainment division called NIVO Management. NIVO Management will operate as a standalone business and focus on player representation while offering...
BLAST x Fortnite

BLAST partners with Fortnite to produce FNCS All-Star Showdown

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has partnered with free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite to produce the inaugural Fortnite Champion Series All-Star Showdown. The event is set to commence on June 23rd and features a $3m (£∼2.12m)...
Alpha Esports / Centric Gaming

Centric Gaming announces Alpha Esports Tech partnership

Esports tournament organiser and marketing firm Alpha Esports Tech has announced a partnership with North American organisation Centric Gaming. As a result of the deal, Centric Gaming will promote and use Alpha...

Mason Mount appointed Combat Gaming brand ambassador

Chelsea Football Club and England midfielder Mason Mount has been appointed as an official brand ambassador of 38 Entertainment Group-owned organisation Combat Gaming.  In his new role, Mount will host Combat Gaming’s...
LATAM esports May 2021

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in May 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region’s biggest stories from May. Top LATAM esports...
Team Singularity Academy

Team Singularity Academy: Five months on

Back in February, Esports Insider took an in-depth look into Team Singularity’s academy platform and the Danish organisation’s plans for the programme in 2021. Five months on, Team Singularity has increased its...
Team Liquid and Alienware launch Good in Gaming

Team Liquid and Alienware launch Good in Gaming platform

Multi-regional esports organisation Team Liquid and computer hardware company Alienware have announced ‘Good in Gaming’, a new social platform tackling ‘education, empowerment and inclusive competition’. According to the release, the new platform...
ESI Digest #43

Dominic Calvert-Lewin as Semper Fortis Brand Ambassador, Alfred Chak joins Esports Engine as COO...

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...
Apple Pay eunited arena

eUnited partners with Apple Pay, launches eUnited Arena

North American organisation eUnited has entered an exclusive partnership with Apple Pay for a new online store and series of online tournaments called eUnited Arena. The partnership will see Apple Pay as the exclusive...