Esports Investments April 2020

$42.5M raised in disclosed esports investments in April 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
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This week in esports: Barclays, FaZe Studios, JBL, Twitch

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 Barclays sponsor...

Coping with coronavirus: BLAST on the pivot from stadium to stream

The spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has had a devastating rippling effect across the world that impacts virtually every industry, including esports. While the inherently digital nature of video games...
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How the NLC aims to bolster local League of Legends esports

Earlier this month, DreamHack heralded the launch of a new tournament, the Northern League of Legends Championship (NLC), in partnership with Riot Games. The NLC will act as the newest European Regional League (ERL) on the...
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This week in Chinese esports: Edward Gaming, Four Angry Men

Each week, Esports Insider brings together the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China. This week in Chinese esports saw Edward Gaming announce a home venue, Four Angry Men partner with BIXIN...
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From MLG to Vindex: The story of Mike Sepso

In October 2019, MLG co-founders Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni launched a new venture, Vindex, with $60 million (£46.6 million) in funding. When they first started working together back in the...

This week in esports: Eurosport, GUNNAR, Madden NFL, CoD: Mobile

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 Eurosport pick...
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WIN launches esports betting platform, Winners.bet

Having already seen WIN Group launch its content hub and WINNERS League competition, Esports Insider received a behind-the-curtain look at its latest product: Winners.bet. Winners.bet has teamed up with BetConstruct for its...
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Coping with coronavirus: Justin “SiLLY” Fargo-Palmer on adjusting to online play

The coronavirus is impacting every facet of our daily lives. Esports is undoubtedly one of the many industries to be impacted. While it has the luxury of an online back-up plan,...
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David Fenlon: The window of opportunity is closing on esports for mega-growth

The esports industry needs to grab and secure its share of advertisers’ budgets before the next recession kicks in, writes David Fenlon in this guest piece. In lockdown, esports has become the...