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PlayBrain Secures $1.9 Million Investment from BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Japanese esports events organiser PlayBrain has announced it's received a $1.9m (£1.4m) seed round led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. PlayBrain will use the investment to scale up its team, accelerate growth and...
G2 Esports Investment

G2 Esports receives €15 million in funding round

Berlin-based esports organisation G2 Esports has received €15 million (£12.9 million) in investment following a funding round. The round was led by Parkwood Corporation, Everblue Management, Seal Rocket Partners, Dan Gilbert, and Al Tylis. As...
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BITKRAFT and MTG invest $2 million in Tonk Tonk Games

Mobile gaming company Tonk Tonk Games has announced that it has raised $2 million (£1.54 million) in seed funding. The round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and included contribution from Modern...
Tainted Minds

Tainted Minds announces acquisition and rebrands to ICON Esports

Australian esports organisation Tainted Minds has been acquired by private investors and will rebrand as ICON Esports. Relocating its headquarters to Sydney, the organisation will have management based in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne,...

ESI Sponsor Spotlight – January 2019 Edition

“Sponsor Spotlight” is a monthly series here at Esports Insider that will highlight some of the top sponsorship or partnership stories from the previous month on ESI. The main aim of...
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We Are Nations receives funding from Esports Ventures LLC

Esports merchandise company We Are Nations has announced the closure of a funding round. As a result, Esports Ventures LLC have invested in the company as it aims to expand into Europe....

$3.8 million esports complex opens in Mong Kok, Hong Kong

Cyber Games Arena ("CGA") CEO Ryan Chow has co-launched a 25,000 square foot integrated esports complex in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, with two high-school friends, Kurt Li and Sam Wan.  The CEO...

FanAI acquires esports data company Waypoint AI

FanAI, a audience analytics company, has today announced the acquisition of Waypoint Media. Waypoint Media was a data startup that notably boasted a Twitch Middleware API as well as the Raven...
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TSM parent company acquires software and branding of Blitz Esports desktop app

Swift, the parent company of North American esports organisation Team SoloMid announced on Friday that it had acquired the software and branding of the Blitz Esports desktop app, according to an...

Sunsuria Bhd sign partnership to build EXVRA esports hub in Malaysia

Sunsuria, a Malaysian based public-listed property developer has signed a partnership agreement to establish EXVRA, an esports hub in Sepang, Malaysia. Sunsuria will work with EXVRA partners: Teh Mun Ben, Justin Chang, Fahmi...

Events

Russian lottery distributor Stoloto partners for EPICENTER tournament

Stoloto, Russia's largest lottery distributor, has announced a partnership with tournament organiser Epic Esports Events for the upcoming $300,000 (£228,066) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament EPICENTER held in...