ORDER

ORDER officially opens equity crowdfunding to fans

Australian esports organisation ORDER has officially launched its equity crowdfunding campaign for fans. This initiative allows members of the public to own a stake in the club for a minimum of $100 (£78.45). As...
Smartcall Mettlestate

Smartcall invests in Mettlestate to boost South African esports

South African telecommunications service provider Smartcall has announced an investment of R10 million (£562,200) in Mettlestate, a local esports content creation company. The aim of the investment is to "drive growth within...
PlayVS

PlayVS receives $30.5m investment, announces expansion

PlayVS has received $30.5 million (£23.7 million) in a Series B funding round led by Elysian Park Ventures, the investment arm of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The American high school esports tournament...
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Activision Blizzard partners with Nielsen for esports brand investment valuations

Activision Blizzard has today announced a partnership with Nielsen which will serve 'to measure and value esports brand investments across the company’s multiple leagues and titles'.  Nielsen has had an esports arm since the...
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Esports Entertainment Group obtains $2.2 million funding and hires CFO

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc, a licensed online gambling company has announced the closing, on October 18, 2018 of a private placement of Notes, which resulted in gross proceeds of $2.2 million...

DreamHack partner with Rocket League with four major 2019 tournaments

DreamHack has announced it will expand its wealth of global tournament series' with the launch of the DreamHack Pro Circuit Rocket League series. With $100,000 on the line in each of its...

Fimalac, Matthieu Dallon launch venture capital fund Trust Esports

Fimalac and Matthieu Dallon have partnered to create Trust Esports, the first French venture capital fund for esports startups. The fund will aim to support between 10 to 12 innovative esports businesses...
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Esports Entertainment Group signs affiliate marketing agreement with GOLeague

Esports Entertainment Group, a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming has announced an Affiliate Marketing Agreement with GOLeague Int. GoLeague operates leagues in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,...
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...
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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,...

Events

Ralf Reichert – ESL – Managing the world’s largest esports company

As Global President and CEO of ESL Ralf Reichert is, unsurprisingly, a busy man. He took the time to talk to Esports Insider on...