Erste Group Bank x LEC

Erste Group Bank unveiled as main partner of LEC Playoffs

European financial provider Erste Group Bank has been announced as a main partner for the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) playoffs. The provider has been working with Riot Games in order to support the growth...
ESE Entertainment Neosurf

Neosurf seeks global expansion in esports with ESE Entertainment deal

Online payment provider Neosurf has signed a deal with ESE Entertainment to expand its efforts in esports on a global scale. It has renewed its deal with Portuguese organisation K1CK Esports Club...
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League of Legends esports captures Getty Images as partner through 2024

Riot Games has announced Getty Images as an official partner of its global esports initiatives for League of Legends through 2024. The deal will see Getty Images act as the official photo...

This week in esports: Haval, Live Media, Mastercard, RLCS

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Haval enter...
Mike Sheetal PlayBrain

PlayBrain closes $6 million Series A funding round

Japanese esports event organiser PlayBrain announced a $6 million (£4.8 million) Series A financing round. The round included return investor BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and brings PlayBrain’s total funding since launch to $8 million...
DreamHack NLC Mastercard

Mastercard supports DreamHack’s NLC for 2020

Tournament organiser DreamHack has established a partnership with Mastercard for its Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC). Mastercard will serve as the official payment partner of the competition for the 2020 season. RELATED: DreamHack’s...
OverActive Media, TeamWorks

Teamworks enters esports with OverActive Media partnership

Toronto-based esports organisation OverActive Media (OAM) has entered into a partnership with athlete engagement platform Teamworks. All OverActive Media-owned franchises - Toronto Defiant, Toronto Ultra, MAD Lions, OAM Live - as well as front...
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Gucci enters esports with Fnatic-inspired watch

Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci has officially stepped into the world of esports through a collaboration with British organisation Fnatic. Gucci has unveiled a watch inspired by Fnatic's League of Legends team,...
Telia NLC DreamHack

DreamHack’s NLC calls in Telia as partner through 2021

Tournament organiser DreamHack has established a partnership with Telia for the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC) through 2021. The NLC is a new addition to the European League of Legends ecosystem,...
UKLC Trophy

Currys PC World supports UKLC for 2020 season

British electrical retailer Currys PC World has partnered with DreamHack to sponsor the UK League Championship (UKLC) for the 2020 season. The event will run through to August, bringing together League of...