How software solutions can improve engagement in esports — 27 Nerds

In esports, everything is digital. The game, the data, broadcasts, interactions and for the most part, the viewer experience. The industry sobered up from the presumption that just streaming matches will...
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Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in February 2021

The month of February saw both tournament operators and organisations tie up sponsorship deals in a bid to capitalise on the growing markets of Southeast Asia and India. While the PUBG...

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in February 2021

Business in the Brazilian esports market continues to reflect the popularity of pro gaming in the region. Viewership on events like Garena Free Fire's Liga Brasileira is testament to the LATAM audience's...

Behind Nuvei’s partnership with ESE Entertainment

Global payment technology company Nuvei (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U) is clear on its ultimate goal: to provide the best payment experience to fans, merchants, teams and publishers. On its way to achieving this,...

Exclusive Interview: The details behind Celebrity Esports’ CES Superstar League

As esports continues to develop and grow, organisations, tournament operators and publishers have prioritised attracting a mainstream audience. Over the last couple of years, publishers have struck deals with traditional media...

Esports movers and shakers in February 2021

Each month, Esports Insider curates a list of the industry’s key personnel changes. Here we have compiled February’s most notable movers and shakers. To read more about a story, click the...

Esports investment report: $28.8m committed in February 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $28.8m (~£20.6m) of disclosed esports investment was committed in February 2021. Nearly half of that money — $11.5m (~£8.23m) — was raised by Nerd Street...
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Diversity in Brazilian esports: An interview with CBLOL’s new talent

The CBLOL, Brazil's top-tier League of Legends competition, now has three female casters. For the 2021 season, CBLOL Academy will have Maria 'Fogueta' Julia, Layze 'Lahgolas' Brandão and Ravena Dutra (known simply...
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The state of the funding market for esports organisations in 2021

Coming as a surprise to many, Nordisk Films and Parken Sport & Entertainment decided to cease operations of the Danish esports organisation North on Friday, February 5th.  Nordisk and PS&E also own...
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NODWIN Gaming MD on the rise of PC esports in India

In recent years, South Asia has positioned itself as one of the bigger mobile gaming markets. The now-banned PUBG Mobile helped usher in a new era of gaming and esports culture...