North announce partnership with tech consultants Capgemini

Danish esports organisation, North, has announced Scandinavian partnership with Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation. From today, the Capgemini logo will feature on the North team jersey...
FaZe Clan Meyers Leonard

FaZe Clan receives investment from Meyers Leonard

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has received investment from professional basketball player Meyers Leonard. Leonard currently competes for NBA side Portland Trail Blazers and showed off custom, FaZe Clan-branded trainers during...
Clutch Gaming Dignitas

HBSE reportedly set to acquire majority stake in Clutch Gaming

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), the parent company of Dignitas, is set to acquire a majority stake in League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) franchise Clutch Gaming - according to a...
The Weeknd

The Weeknd invests in parent company of Splyce and Toronto Defiant

OverActive Media, the parent company of Splyce and Overwatch League franchise Toronto Defiant, has added Grammy-winning singer Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye to its ownership group. Investing in the company, Tesfaye will become...

Konvoy Ventures invest in developers Game of Whales

Konvoy Ventures, a venture fund dedicated to esports & video gaming, has invested into San Francisco-based Game of Whales as part of their $2m (£1.72m) seed funding round. Game of Whales...
Players' Lounge

Drake among investors in $3M funding round for Players’ Lounge

Esports start-up Players' Lounge - which hosts both online and offline tournaments - has received $3 million (£2.3 million) in investment following a seed funding round. Among the investors is Drake, the...
Luminosity Gaming

Aquilini GameCo aiming to acquire Luminosity Gaming and take it public

Aquilini GameCo Inc. has raised $25,000,200 in hopes of acquiring Toronto-based esports organisation Luminosity Gaming through a reverse takeover of J55 Capital Corp. for "strategic growth initiatives, working capital and general corporate...
Turtle Beach acquire Roccat

Turtle Beach to acquire PC gaming business ROCCAT

Turtle Beach has announced an agreement to acquire ROCCAT, a German PC peripherals company which will widen their reach into the European markets.  The acquisition is for $14.8 million in cash, $1 million in cash or...

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...
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...

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League of Legends among esports titles at 2018 Asian Games

League of Legends, the title developed and published by Riot Games, is one of six esports titles that are set to be debuted at...