Esports investment report: $63.27m committed in November 2020

Compared to September and October—two gargantuan months for esports investment—things cooled down last month. According to Esports Insider's calculations, September totalled £143.6m and October saw £240.24m in overall disclosed investment. Funding...

Esports movers and shakers: November 2020

Keeping track of the esports industry’s key personnel changes can be an arduous task. That’s why each month, Esports Insider rounds up all the industry’s movers and shakers, compiling them into...
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Gambling on VALORANT: Key markets and important data

Darina Goldin, the Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports writes for Esports Insider to discuss Riot Games'  new hot commodity, VALORANT. In the feature, Goldin breaks down the game's key...
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University College London triumphs in PLANET9 University Invitational

The PLANET9 University Invitational, a varsity competition between eight London universities, concluded on Saturday, with University College London becoming the inaugural champions. RELATED: PLANET9 continues to gain momentum with University Invitational PLANET9, an esports competition...

GamingMalta named among list of new IESF members

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has expanded its membership portfolio by partnering with six new associations across three continents. It has been announced that the national esports associations of Congo, Kuwait, Malta,...
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Global Esports Federation teams up with Sports Innovation Lab

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has named technology and research company Sports Innovation Lab as a global supporter. As a result of the partnership, Sports Innovation Lab will look to use its knowledge and expertise to develop...
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Capcom, Konami, and Sega join Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced Japanese game publishers Konami, Sega, and Capcom as the latest members to join its ranks. Alongside being members of the GEF, the publishers have also joined the recently-announced Publishers and Developers Advisory...
ESL Mobile Open expands into MENA for second season

European ESL Mobile Open expands into MENA for second season

Tournament organiser ESL has announced that it is to expand the ESL Mobile Open into the Middle East and North Africa for its second season. Over 500,000 players participated in the inaugural season of...
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$186.3M raised in disclosed esports investments in September 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
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Global Esports Federation joins forces with Nielsen

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has entered a strategic partnership with North American data and measurement company Nielsen. The partnership will see Nielsen Sports provide research, data, and insights in a bid to "amplify the value" of...