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Rivalry announces $20m funding round

Toronto-based esports betting platform Rivalry has announced the completion of a $20m funding round to scale its operations and country licensing programme. According to the release, the funding round comprised institutional investors...

Vodafone Giants partners with Deloitte Gaming

Deloitte Gaming, the esports division of business service provider Deloitte, has announced a partnership with Good Game Group (GG Group), the parent company of Vodafone Giants. As a result of the deal,...

Esports movers and shakers in February 2021

Each month, Esports Insider curates a list of the industry’s key personnel changes. Here we have compiled February’s most notable movers and shakers. To read more about a story, click the...

Esports investment report: $28.8m committed in February 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $28.8m (~£20.6m) of disclosed esports investment was committed in February 2021. Nearly half of that money — $11.5m (~£8.23m) — was raised by Nerd Street...

Schalke 04 possibly selling LEC spot, OverActive Media unveils esports venue plans | ESI...

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...

XSET teams up with QC Media Holdings

North American esports organisation XSET has welcomed Quality Control Media Holdings, the home of hip-hop record label Quality Control Music, Quality Films, and QC Sports as its new strategic partner.  The collaboration...
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Version 1 and Minnesota Røkkr extend X Rocker and SCUF deals

Call of Duty League (CDL) team Minnesota Røkkr and its parent company Version1 have announced extended partnerships with peripheral manufacturer SCUF Gaming and gaming chair brand X Rocker. Following WISE Ventures' rebrand and...
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Invisalign sponsorship gives Golden Guardians something to smile about

San Francisco-based Golden Guardians, the esports affiliate of NBA's Golden State Warriors, has announced a partnership with Align Technology, Inc., the makers of Invisalign clear braces. As the 'Official Smile Partner' of Golden...
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LetsPlay.Live partners with Ubisoft to broadcast Oceanic Challenger League

New Zealand-based esports tournament organiser and broadcasting media company LetsPlay.Live (LPL) has partnered with Ubisoft to become the exclusive tournament and broadcast partner for Rainbow Six: Siege’s Oceanic Challenger League (OCL) for...

A1 esports League Austria announces paysafecard as premium partner

Prepaid payment service paysafecard has been announced as a premier partner of the A1 esports League Austria, a multi-title domestic esports competition. The partnership will see both entities focus on promoting Austria's...