Anzu.iofundinground

Anzu raises $6.5 million in Series A funding round

In-game advertising platform Anzu has closed its $6.5 million (£5.3 million) Series A funding round. The round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, with participation from advertising and public relations company WPP and venture capital...
Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company PLAYlive Nation

Simplicity Esports set to acquire 44 gaming centres

Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company has entered a definitive agreement that will see it acquire PLAYlive Nation, a company that owns a network of 44 gaming centres. An all stock transaction is...
Houston Outlaws Acquisition

Lee Zieben reportedly set to purchase Houston Outlaws

Houston-based real state investor Lee Zieben has agreed in principal to purchase Overwatch League franchise Houston Outlaws, according to a report from ESPN. Houston Outlaws is currently owned by Immortals Gaming Club, which acquired...
AoE Creative aXiomatic Gaming

AoE Creative receives investment from aXiomatic

aXiomatic Gaming, the parent company of Team Liquid, has invested in creative and marketing agency AoE Creative. The agency has counted the likes of Cloud9, GG Esports Academy, OpTic Gaming, and Boston...
Strafe Seed Funding Round

Strafe raises $3M in seed funding round

Mobile application Strafe has raised $3 million (£2.4 million) through its seed funding round. The round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, an early and mid-stage investor and incubator that's also invested...
Echo Fox LCS Proposal

Echo Fox proposes to sell LCS franchise slot

North American organisation Echo Fox has submitted a proposal to sell its franchise slot in Riot Games' LCS. According to a report by ESPN, Los Angeles Gladiators parent company Kroenke Sports & Entertainment...
Mail.ru ESforce Modern Pick

Mail.ru to merge ESforce with Modern Pick

Russian company Mail.ru Group has revealed plans to merge its esports property ESforce with Singapore-based game publisher Modern Pick. ESforce is the parent company of organisation Virtus.pro, tournament organiser EPICENTER, publication Cybersport.ru, production...
100 Thieves Series B Funding Round

100 Thieves closes $35M Series B funding round

North American organisation 100 Thieves has completed its Series B funding round, raising $35 million. New York-based investment management company Artist Capital Management led the round, with Josh Dienstag, its Chief Investment Officer,...
Misfits Gaming Esports Apparel Outerstuff

Misfits Gaming and Outerstuff to launch esports apparel venture

Miami-based organisation Misfits Gaming and Outerstuff LLC, a manufacturer of licensed youth sports apparel, have partnered to create a global esports apparel venture. The venture - which is yet to be named publicly...
Dire Wolves

Guinevere Capital to divest shares in Dire Wolves

Guinevere Capital, the majority shareholder in Excel Esports, is looking for investors to take over its majority stake in Australian organisation Dire Wolves. The investment firm was informed by Riot Games, at...

Events

Singtel enters esports with PVP eSports Championship

Signapore Telecommunications, often referred to as Singtel, has announced a regional esports tournament which will take place in at Suntec Singapore from October 5-7th. Singtel...