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Hamburger SV FUN-Reisen

Hamburger SV adds FUN-Reisen as esports jersey sponsor

German sports club Hamburger SV has brought in youth travel service FUN-Reisen as a jersey sponsor. Hamburger SV is set to compete in the Virtual Bundesliga and, in collaboration with its new...
ReKTGlobal Rogue Series A

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...

Margot James shares insight on £4 million UK government grant to Weavr

On January 10th, it was announced that a ESL UK-led project had been awarded a £4 million demonstrator grant by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body of the...

LEC enters partnership with energy company Shell

Riot Games' League of Legends European Championship (LEC) has found a new partner in the form of Royal Dutch Shell, more commonly referred to as Shell. This is the British-Dutch oil and...
ENCE Red Bull

ENCE is latest organisation to partner with Red Bull

Finnish esports organisation ENCE is the latest partner of energy drink brand Red Bull. The organisation will not only be supplied with energy drinks, it'll also collaborate with Red Bull on content. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IC8bDkkCLc ENCE...
Club Brugge Esports Bundled

Club Brugge enters esports with Bundled partnership

Belgian football team Club Brugge has entered the esports industry through a partnership with Netherlands-based esports agency Bundled. Club Brugge's first esports signee is Geoffrey Megheo, a FIFA player that competes on...

KFC Gaming & Call of Duty UK announce KFCRoyale

KFC Gaming has announced that it will sponsor a Call of Duty event in the UK called the KFCRoyale, in partnership with Call of Duty UK. The event will be played on Call...
Esports Entertainment Group Epsilon eSports

Esports Entertainment Group signs wagering partnership with Epsilon

Betting provider Esports Entertainment Group has entered an exclusive online wagering partnership with European organisation Epsilon eSports. The Belgium-based organisation will work with VIE.gg, the esports betting platform owned by Esports Entertainment...

Top tier Dota 2 is headed to India with ESL One Mumbai revealed for...

Top tier Dota 2 competition is headed to India for the first time with the announcement of ESL One Mumbai, powered by Intel on April 19-21st 2019. ESL has teamed up with NODWIN...

Events

ESI Super Forum – Understanding sponsorship in esports

There's now less than a month to wait until the Esports Insider Super Forum takes place at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge in London on March...