Hitmarker Crowdfunding Complete

Hitmarker raises 250% of crowdfunding campaign target

UK-based esports job platform Hitmarker raised 250% of its equity crowdfunding target in just six days. The target of the campaign was £80,000 for 4 percent equity, though the company set a cap of...
Mainline Series A

Mainline raises $6.8M in Series A funding

Houston-based esports tournament software management company Mainline has raised $6.8 million (£5.22 million) in its Series A funding round. The round was led by Work America Capital, with contribution from private investors. The...
Team Vitality V.Hive

Team Vitality raises €14M and opens Paris facility

French organisation Team Vitality has received a further €14 million (£12 million) investment from esports venture fund Rewired.GG. Including the €20 million Rewired.GG invested back in November 2018, Team Vitality has now received €34 million...
Gen.G Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Gen.G receives investment from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Multinational organisation Gen.G esports has received an undisclosed investment from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator. Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York, USA. RELATED: Gen.G opens headquarters in Los Angeles Founded...
investments, mergers, and acquisitions October 2019

Esports investments, mergers, and acquisitions in October 2019

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...
Hitmarker Crowdfunding

Hitmarker launches equity crowdfunding campaign

UK-based esports job platform Hitmarker has publicly launched its seed investment round with an equity crowdfunding campaign. Hitmarker will use the capital raised to expand into the games industry, providing its services...
Tencent Supercell

Tencent acquires majority stake in developer Supercell

Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent has taken a majority stake of Supercell, developer of Clash of Clans and Clash Royale. Tencent has previously held a 50 percent stake in the company but moved to acquire...
New Wave Esports Portfolio

New Wave Esports goes public on Canadian Stock Exchange

Esports investment company New Wave Esports has began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the stock symbol NWES. Trading began on October 28th, allowing members of the public and investors to own...
Astralis Group IPO

Astralis Group planning to launch IPO in Denmark

Astralis Group has announced its intentions to list an initial product offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market. The parent company of Astralis, Origen, and Future FC, Astralis Group was...
Vindex launches

MLG co-founders launch esports infrastructure platform Vindex

MLG co-founders Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni have launched esports infrastructure platform Vindex. The company, which was also co-founded by Bryan Binder and Jason Garmise, has launched with $60 million (£46.6 million)...

Events

Dota 2’s The International 7 will remain in Seattle

Valve has recently announced that its flagship Dota 2 event will remain in Seattle amidst rumours that Donald Trump's administration could force it elsewhere. The...