Fnatic

Fnatic raises $19 million, shakes up leadership team

London-based esports organisation Fnatic has secured $19 million (£14.6 million) in Series A funding. The investment round was led by Lev Leviev of LVL1 Group with contributions also coming from Beringea, BlackPine,...

Tory Lanez joins Luminosity Gaming ownership group

Esports organisation Luminosity Gaming has announced that Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter Tory Lanez has been added to its ownership group, which includes being named a global ambassador for the franchise.   "Anyone who knows me...
OverActive Media

OverActive Media adds David Grutman as lastest investor

OverActive Media announced today that hospitality entrepreneur, David Grutman has become an investor in the esports organisation. Grutman formed Groot Hospitality in 2018 to host several of his hospitality ventures. Groot Hospitality’s portfolio currently includes LIV,...

NHL legend Mike Modano invests in Tiidal Gaming

Tiidal Gaming Group, the parent company of Lazarus, have announced NHL Hall of Famer Mike Modano as an investor and newly appointed brand ambassador. Modano is recognised as one of the most...

Douyu files for $500m IPO on New York Stock Exchange

Chinese live streaming platform Douyu International Holdings Limited have officially filed an initial public offering on the U.S. stock market. According to the prospectus filed with US Securities and Exchange Commission, Douyu...

Team Vitality partners with HKS for new Paris HQ

Team Vitality have announced a collaboration with HKS Sports and Entertainment to create their first esports facility in Paris. The goal of the collaboration is to transform the organisation from digital to...

Daniel Mitre – New Wave – The first publically traded esports investment company?

According to Goldman Sachs' esports investment 2018 report, we saw $1.4 billion ($1.07bn) invested into the industry last year - a 90% year-on-year increase. In fact, since 2013, there has been...

Will Smith invests as Gen.G announce $46m funding round

Global esports organisation Gen.G has today announced a $46 million (£35 million) round of funding which sees investments from actor Will Smith's and Japanese soccer player Keisuke Honda’s Dreamers Fund. The round...

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...

Events

Telefónica creates the Movistar Riders Academy

Spanish mobile operator Telefónica have presented their plans within esports for 2018. Amongst them is their establishment of the Movistar Riders Academy, a project...