Fernando Pereira – Grow uP Esports – Celebrating an esports minority

The second annual GIRLGAMER Esports Festival will commence this weekend in Lisbon, Portugal featuring tournaments in CS:GO, League of Legends and Clash Royale. Among sponsors and partners for the event is...

Rossi Biddle – FantasyEsports.GG – A free-to-play fantasy

Fantasy sports is huge. The USA is famous for their love of fantasy sports, while the UK's love for fantasy sports has grown with the popularity of the Premier League fantasy...

Ben Payne – McLaren Esports – A Formula for success

Formula 1 esports is set for another big year in 2018, with all but one F1 team signing up for the new season and the Pro Draft stage now complete, teams...

Christian Fuchs – #NoFuchsGiven – The subtle art of not giving a Fuch

Leicester City FC player and former Austrian international Christian Fuchs is a footballer first, but an entrepreneur close second. Refusing to be left back whilst companies and business savvy folk make moves...
MIBR

Noah Whinston – Immortals – Successfully reviving MIBR

The iconic Brazilian Counter-Strike brand MIBR is back in action courtesy of Noah Whinston, CEO of Immortals and Los Angeles Valiant. Assuming the former SK Gaming roster, the team will be looking...

Michael Reddick – EACL – Creating growth in amateur esports

While more opportunities are opening up for players at the top level of esports competition, amateur players are hungry for that same feeling of competition that will help advance their skills...
The Forge Arena

Artur Minacov – The Forge Arena – Building an esport from scratch

What came first, the esports game or its community? As the industry grows, so does the popularity of the games that it compromises of - so it's understandable and expected that more...
Betting

Zach Smith – MoneyMatches – Esports betting in The United States

Until now, sports gambling in the United States has faced harsh restrictions. With the Professional and Amateur Sports Act of 1992, all sports gambling was made illegal except in Nevada, Delaware, Montana...
National Esports Leagues

Philip Skogsberg – Challengermode – Building National Esports Leagues

Towards the end of May, Challengermode announced a network of esports leagues in Europe titled National Esports Leagues. Aimed at the grassroots level of competition - initially in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,...
Infinite Esports and Entertainment

Ali “Alicus” Saba – Infinite Esports and Entertainment – Esports goes global

Ali "Alicus" Saba is no stranger to building an esports organisation from a modest size to an undeniable fan-favourite - just look at his time on Misfits and his own organisation,...

Events

ESI Birmingham – What you missed

ESI Birmingham - a one day exclusive esports conference tied in with the UK's first major - has now been and gone, and it...