G-Loot

G-Loot welcomes $25 million in investment

Swedish esports company G-Loot has received an $25 million (£18,695,883.50) from both new investors and current investors such as Swedbank Robur and asset management company Norron. G-Loot is the parent company of competitive PUBG...

Method announce partnership with Corsair

UK based multigame organisation Method has announced a new partnership with PC peripherals and component producer Corsair. The deal will encompass all Method teams', Method currently hold rosters in the following -...
Cloud9

Cloud9 raises $50M in Series B funding

North American esports organisation Cloud9 has brought in $50 million (£38 million) in Series B funding, according to Forbes. Antonio Gracias, Founder and Managing Partner of Valor Equity Partners - the company...

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...
Team Vitality Tej Kohli

Team Vitality receives €20M investment from Tej Kohli

Team Vitality has announced that tech entrepreneur Tej Kohli, who is behind the newly-announced Rewired GG, has invested €20 million (£17.7 million) into the French organisation. The investment will be used to develop "state...

ESI Sponsor Spotlight – February 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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Female Legends see 5 million SEK investment to get more women into esports

The Swedish organisation Female Legends has announced a sizable 5 million SEK (£423,000) investment with a view to getting more women involved in esports across the board.  As reported by Esportsare, the project,...
Weavr ESL UK

ESL UK to lead government-funded £4M R&D Project

Weavr Consortium has been awarded a two-year demonstrator grant by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body of the UK Government for innovation and research. The grant is part...
aXiomatic

Michael Jordan invests in aXiomatic, Team Liquid’s parent company

Team Liquid's parent company aXiomatic has brought in $26 million (£20,293,390) in investment through a Series C funding round. New investors in the company include names such as NBA Hall of Famer Michael...
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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...

Events

GiGse will explore the marriage of esports and gaming

Esports is set to play a big part at the 2017 edition of  GiGse (April 26 – 28, Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego) with...