aXiomatic names Mark Vela as Chief Strategy Officer

aXiomatic Gaming, the parent company of esports organisation Team Liquid, has announced the appointment of Mark Vela as its Chief Strategy Officer.  According to a release, Vela will be responsible for overseeing the...

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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Challengermode names new CFO and Chief Business Development Officer

Swedish esports platform Challengermode has named Dan-Alp Lindberg as Chief Financial Officer and promoted its Head of Business Development, Philip Hübner, to the role of Chief Business Development Officer. In his new role, Hübner...

Gscience enlists rugby union performance coach Jason Cowman to lead esports academy

Esports health and performance firm Gscience has named Jason Cowman, the current Head of Athletic Development for Ireland’s national rugby union team (IRFU), as its Scientific Advisor. Cowman will be responsible...
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TECHIIA merges WP Merchandise and FS Holding, pledges $14m-$30m investment

TECHIIA Holding, the parent company of WePlay Esports, has merged the assets of WP Merchandise and FS Holding.  TECHIIA plans to invest between $14-30 million (£10-23m) into these companies over the next three...

Grant Rousseau named Guild director of esports

Guild Esports, a UK-based esports organisation co-owned by David Beckham, has named industry veteran Grant Rousseau as its Director of Esports. Rousseau most recently served as Interim Head of Performance, then Director of Operations for...

What does Spotify’s esports investment tell us about its strategy?

League of Legends Worlds is, without a doubt, the crown-jewel of competitive gaming. Where Faker rose as esports’ answer to Michael Jordan; where Invictus Gaming betokened the shift from South Korean...

WePlay Esports announces Oleh Humeniuk as CEO

Media holding company WePlay Esports has announced Oleh Humeniuk as the company's new Chief Executive Officer.  Humeniuk previously served as WePlay Esports' General Manager of its European office. General Producer Maksym Bilonogov will also...

Cyberport: The importance of discussing emerging trends in esports

In recent years, the esports industry has seen explosive growth, both in terms of market value and the number of people engaged. Even though the sector was hit by a global...