inSTREAMLY raises €1.1m, plans expansion into new markets

Warsaw-based live streaming sponsorships platform inSTREAMLY has raised €1.1m (~£955,887) from its latest seed round. The investment, led by Supernode Global, is expected to go towards the platform's expansion into new markets....

ROCCAT announces Gen.G partnership

Turtle Beach's German peripherals brand ROCCAT has announced a partnership with multinational esports organisation Gen.G. The deal will see ROCCAT become the organisation's official PC gaming accessories partner for its Overwatch, League of Legends,...

OverActive Media announces $40m investment, Montreal Canadiens joins ownership group

OverActive Media, the parent company of MAD Lions, Toronto Ultra and Toronto Defiant, has announced a second close to its private placement, with the firm receiving a total of over $40m...

WePlay Ultimate Fighting League strengthens business operations with new agreement

Representatives from esports media holding company WePlay Esports, alongside professional boxers Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomechenko, have signed an agreement to create a company that will hold WePlay Ultimate Fighting League (WUFL) tournaments.  According...
Mercedes-Benz Illuminar Gaming ESPOT Partnership

Esports venue in Warsaw renamed ‘ESPOT powered by Mercedes-Benz’

The Polish branch of automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has inked a partnership with Polish esports org Illuminar Gaming, and is now the title sponsor of esports and gaming venue ESPOT Gaming Concept...
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BLAST Premier secures eight media rights deals

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports tournament series BLAST Premier has announced it has secured eight new media rights deals for its 2021 season. The deals include television channels SportsMax and Nordic Entertainment Group which will see the tournament...
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Esports startup Semper Fortis plans Aquis IPO

Semper Fortis Esports PLC, an esports startup, today announced its intention to go public via the Aquis Exchange on April 26th. RELATED: Esports data platform GRID announces $10m funding round The company aims...
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After a tough 12 months, sim racing’s silver lining is its rise in popularity

Despite being one of the oldest genres in esports, sim racing can hardly compare to the most established battle-royale, shooter or MOBA titles — not in terms of viewership nor in...

CouRage and Valkyrae become 100 Thieves co-owners, BMW announces esports manga | ESI Digest...

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is...

Team Vitality joins forces with Racing Club de Strasbourg Alsace

French football club Racing Club de Strasbourg Alsace has joined forces with esports organisation Team Vitality to compete in the upcoming FIFA 21 eLigue 1 campaign. The partnership marks Racing Club de Strasbourg...