Michael Prindiville Dignitas Clutch Gaming

Dignitas announces $30M funding round, forms new parent company

Esports organisation Dignitas has announced a $30 million (£24 million) Series A funding round and the finalisation of its merger with LCS side Clutch Gaming. The investment round was led by Harris...
Roundhill Investments Enthusiast Gaming

Roundhill Investments’ NERD acquires position in Enthusiast Gaming

Roundhill Investments' esports-dedicated exchange-traded fund (ETF), NERD, has acquired position in Enthusiast Gaming, the parent company of Luminosity Gaming. As a result, NERD ETF has become the first public fund to take position...
Richard Sherman Luminosity Gaming

Richard Sherman joins Luminosity Gaming as shareholder

American NFL athlete Richard Sherman has become a shareholder in Canadian organisation Luminosity Gaming. Sherman will attend live activations for the organisation and its parent company, Enthusiast Gaming. Steve Maida, President of Luminosity...
Tiidal Esports Space Esports

Tiidal Gaming Group acquires Space Esports

Toronto-based Tiidal Gaming Group has announced the acquisition of North American esports tournament operator Space Esports. Effective immediately, Space Esports will join Tiidal Group's other esports property, Lazarus Esports. Charlie Watson, CEO of Tiidal Gaming discussed...
PlayVS

PlayVS raises $50 million in Series C round

North American high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million (£40.1 million) in its Series C funding round. The round was led by NEA and saw participation from Battery Ventures, Dick Costolo and...
VENN announced

VENN launches with $17M in seed funding

Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), an esports network headed by Ariel Thorn and Ben Kusin, has been announced. The network, which is set to launch in 2020 with live studios in New...

SoStronk announces funding from IP Ventures

Online gaming platform SoStronk has raised an undisclosed sum of money from IP Ventures in a funding round. The capital will be used for research and development and to expand its team....
New Wave Esports Portfolio

Daniel Mitre explains New Wave Esports’ unique stance on investment

New Wave Esports is an esports investment company that’s aiming to do things a little differently. Identifying four important pillars of investment, it aims to create a diverse portfolio of companies...
Vancouver Titans Luminosity Gaming

Luminosity Gaming parent company invests in Vancouver Titans

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings, the parent company of organisation Luminosity Gaming, has acquired a non-controlling interest in Overwatch League franchise Vancouver Titans. The organisation was previously involved with the franchise through a long-term...
LTN Global Make.TV

LTN Global enters agreement to acquire Make.TV

Video transport solutions provider LTN Global has entered an agreement to acquire live video acquisition & management platform Make.TV. Financial details for the acquisition have not been disclosed at the time of writing. The release highlights how both companies...

Events

Reactions and calls for tougher security following the Jacksonville shooting

The esports community has been shaken these past few days by the events in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday afternoon. During the Southeast Regional for...