Network Next raises $4.4m funding to launch ‘fast lane for games’

Network Next has announced that it's raised $4.4m (£3.3m) in a seed round to launch its 'internet fast lane for games'. The seed round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, with additional...
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We Are Nations acquires apparel brand Sector Six

Merchandising company We Are Nations has revealed its acquisition of esports apparel brand Sector Six. This news follows the revelation that Sector Six's former owner, Infinite Esports & Entertainment, may be sold...

OpTic Gaming and Houston Outlaws are set to be sold

Texas Esports, the majority owner of Dallas-based Infinite Esports & Entertainment, is aiming to sell its stake in the company for at least $150 million (£117 million) starting early February. Infinite Esports...
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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,...

iBUYPOWER partners with the National Association of Collegiate Esports

The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has announced that gaming system provider iBUYPOWER, is now the official gaming PC provider for the 90 collegiate institutions with esports programs across the United...
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ReKTGlobal and Rogue raise $10.8 million in Series A funding

ReKTGlobal, the parent company of organisation Rogue, has raised $10.8 million (£8,402,400) in a Series A funding round. Nick Gross, an entrepreneur and musician, led the round and will join the board...
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Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge set to open at University of Washington this spring

The University of Washington has confirmed plans to add an Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge to its Husky Union Building (HUB). The project is due to open this spring. Called the HUB...

Mercedes-Benz and FC Köln purchase stake in SK Gaming

ESforce has reached an agreement to sell 67% of its stake in German multigaming organisation SK Gaming to FC Köln and Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz). The deal will see Mercedes-Benz appear on the...
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OverActive Media receives over $22 million in funding round

Canadian esports ownership company OverActive Media Group has raised over $22 million (£17.1 million) in a new funding round. OverActive Media Group is the parent company of North American organisation Splyce and...
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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...

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WSOE enters Rocket League for fourth event in its series

The World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) is gearing up for its fourth event, and this time it's entering the world of Psyonix's Rocket League. Six...