FanAI, AI driven esports monetisation platform, raises $2.5m

FanAI Inc., a platform that 'unlocks the value of fan data in order to optimise sponsorship engagement within esports', has today announced the closure of a $2.5m (£1.7m) round.  This makes it...

NRG Esports set to close a $15m funding round, J Lo amongst the investors

NRG Esports used to have a little now they have a lot, with the news that the team is in the process of finalising a $15m (£11.2m) venture capital funding round. New...

Lagardère Sports to become exclusive marketing partner of H2K

Lagardère Sports has announced that a deal has been struck with another esports organisation, this time in the form of H2K. Following the sports marketing agency's market entry it has signed...
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Square Enix and Tencent entering ‘strategic alliance’

Video game developer Square Enix has announced a 'strategic alliance' with Chinese conglomerate, Tencent Holdings. Signing a letter of intent, not much is known about the partnership besides a few details that...
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American Leisure Holdings finalises merger with GG Media Network

American Leisure Holdings has announced that it has finalised a merger with GG Media Network, the parent company to GG Studios, LLC, an esports media production company.  GG Studios’ Co-Founder, Christian Bishop will serve...
City League

City League realigns focus from Overwatch to CS:GO

City League, a grassroot esports initiative that was set to make a geolocated Overwatch league in Europe, has shifted its focus to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This initiative was shut down when the...

Scrub League Weekly – Talking EVO 2017

This week Scrub League is turning up the hype meter for EVO. The world’s biggest fighting game tournament has announced a roster of eight games, including a special ninth spot that will...
RFRSH Entertainment

RFRSH Entertainment raises €10 million following funding round

RFRSH Entertainment has raised an additional €10 million in investment following a funding round. The round was led by existing investors Creandum and Sunstone, in addition to the Danish Growing Fund. RFRSH Entertainment is...

KSV Esports acquires League of Legends world champions Samsung Galaxy

KSV esports, the organisation that holds the Overwatch League Seoul spot has today announced its expansion into League of Legends with the acquisition of recently crowned world champions Samsung Galaxy.  The move...

Fenerbahçe acquires SuperMassive.TNG’s League of Legends team

Fenerbahçe has entered the esports fold via the SuperMassive.TNG's Turkish Champions League League of Legends spot.  The club, based in Istanbul, will be hoping to succeed where neighbours and rivals Beşiktaş failed after its...

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Stephane Gambetta – Esports BAR – Playing Cupid

Everybody wants a piece of esports right now, but many non-endemic firms still don’t know how to navigate the vast landscape nor how to...