Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner – Code Red Esports – Workshops, investment and sports teams

Code Red Esports is a multi-faceted business that not only works in talent management but also has a broad esports consultancy arm.  For Part One of the interview, focusing on the talent management...

Michael “FlashX” Valore – Team SoloMid Vainglory – Mobile games are the future of...

Michael "FlashX" Valore is the captain and Roam player for Team SoloMid's Vainglory team. He has been on the team since the acquisition of Team Alliance in 2016. Since then, TSM has won...

This week in Esports: Genius partner with FACEIT, DOJO investment and Subaru enter the...

The highlights this week in esports include: Genius Sports' partnership with FACEIT; big data startup DOJO Madness receiving further investment; Stephen A. Crystal adding PENTA Sports to his investments and Subaru entering the space. Genius Sports partner with FACEIT for ECS FACEIT announced...
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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...
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This week in esports: RFRSH, HellRaisers, Astralis and PUBG

It's been another busy week in esports with several different partnerships emerging. RFRSH has announced its first event -- a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament to be held in Copenhagen. Additionally, HellRaisers...

Malph Minns – Strive Sponsorship – Betting on Esports

Malph Minns is the Managing Director of Strive Sponsorship a consultancy involved in traditional sports, music, film and (most importantly) esports. Minns has worked with esports clients as well as having prior experience...

Introducing the ESI Careers Series – how to get into esports?

We're delighted to announce and introduce to you the Esports Insider Careers Series - a collection of pieces coming to you in the next few months profiling some of the finest...
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ESI Gambling Report: Who’s doing what in 2018?

With news rather slow as the esports industry gets back into the swing of things it's time once again to put our good friends, the bookmakers, under the microscope and gauge...

Todd Koch – RewardMob – Mobile esports rising

Mobile esports is on the up. But it’s safe to say it’s still a divisive issue. We spoke to RewardMob CEO Todd Koch to find out some of his views on...

Klas Bergqvist – Kappa Bar – Creating an esports bar

A few weeks ago we shared the news that Kappa Bar, the Swedish based esports bar had opened its third location in Jönköping, we reached out to Kappa Bar Co-Founder, Klas...

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bet365 to offer in-play betting and streaming for PUBG at IEM...

We wrote earlier this week about how bet365 were again leading the way in the esports gambling world. In our ESI Gambling Report we praised...