Smash Summit – Jeffrey “Axe” Williamson – A mouse climbs a mountain

At one of the most stacked Smash events of the year Tempo Storm's Jeffrey "Axe" Williamson, an Arizona Pikachu player, defied the odds and won the Smash Summit. Making history as the...

Grant Johnson – Vie.gg – Building an esports betting exchange

There's undoubtedly been growth in esports betting over recent years. Entertainment and betting arguably go hand-in-hand and players are already betting on a multitude of titles ranging from Counter-Strike through to...

Alex Byfield – Tfue v FaZe Q&A with Simon Leaf and Max Nicolaides of...

In the second part of our guest from Mischon de Reya LLP, Alex Byfield spoke to Simon Leaf and Max Nicolaides of Mishcon de Reya LLP to find out more about...

Ask the Esports Lawyers – Answering the most important questions in our industry

In the run-up to the ESI Hall of Fame 2019 at Nixon Peabody in Los Angeles on June 10th (#ESIHOF), we’re running a series titled ‘Ask the Esports Lawyers’. In each...

Nicolás ‘Nicolas99fc’ Villalba – From Argentina to the top of the world

Our friends at LATAM Media Group spoke to one of the best FIFA players in the world, Nicolás 'Nicolas99fc' Villalba to find out more about his career, achievements and his plans...

Yuriy Lazebnikov – WePlay! – Solving esports’ grassroots problem

There’s little doubt that esports prize-pools are top-heavy. Take Dota 2’s The International as a prime example - and the winning team has taken home over $10,000,000 in the last two...

Jonathon Oudthone – The Arlington Esports Stadium – Building a home for esports

Home to the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys, the Lone Star State is known for its big sports stadiums and hard-core fans. However, over the last couple of years, there...

Jas ‘Fizzi’ Laferriere – Project Slippi – Releasing the data

From Sweden to America, Project Slippi has bounced across an ocean and back and has changed how we engage with Super Smash Bros. Melee. The open source project attemps to create...
Chris Overholt, CEO of OverActive Media

Chris Overholt – OverActive Media – Becoming an industry leader

Not many companies have enough capital to obtain a spot in a franchised esports league, never mind more than one. OverActive Media is currently the only company in the entire industry...

Stepan Shulga – Parimatch – Curiosity and thirst for something new

Betting has undoubtedly grown to become a key part across a lot of the esports industry. It's now commonplace to see teams playing in Dota 2 and CS:GO with betting sponsors...

Events

Wouter Sleijffers – Fnatic – Building an esports community

Disclaimer: Esports Insider is a media partner for Esports BAR.  Esports BAR Cannes returns again in February (12-14th), and the organisers, Reed MIDEM, have big...