Hiro Capital

Hiro Capital launches €100M fund for gaming and esports

UK-based investment firm Hiro Capital has launched a €100 million (£87.6 million) fund for gaming, esports, and sports technology. The fund has been founded to "accelerate the growth of about 20 UK and European...
West Ham United Bundled

West Ham United scores partnership with Bundled

Premier League football club West Ham United has entered a two-year partnership with Dutch esports agency Bundled. The deal sees Gabriel "Yago" Fawaz and Jas Singh join the club for the FIFA 20 Global Series. RELATED: Club Brugge enters...
Fnatic Rivalry Extension

Fnatic extends Rivalry partnership with multi-year deal

London-based organisation Fnatic has extended its partnership with esports betting company Rivalry in a multi-year deal. The six-figure deal will see Rivalry continue to support Fnatic's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team through 2021. RELATED: Fnatic...
ePremier League Season 2

ePremier League to return for a second season

The ePremier League (ePL) will be returning for a second season in partnership with FIFA developer, EA Sports. Season two of the ePL will offer FIFA players, that are based in the UK, a chance to represent...
Ryan Scollan G-Science The Clutch

G-Science on winning The Clutch at ESI London

Esports had its very own Dragons' Den in September when we hosted ESI London at Twickenham Stadium. Our new feature, The Clutch, brought nine promising esports startups to pitch in front...
FaZe Clan Manchester City

FaZe Clan partners with Manchester City

North American organisation FaZe Clan has partnered with Premier League side Manchester City. The deal has been made so both parties can "create new experiences for their fans and bring them together...
LOOT.BET Esports Integrity Commission

LOOT.BET teams up with Esports Integrity Commission

Esports-dedicated bookmaker LOOT.BET has announced its involvement with the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC). Joining as an anti-corruption supporter and part of ESIC's betting alert network the bookmaker will provide internal data for initiating...
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate University Championship

NSE partners with Nintendo UK for Super Smash Bros. events

National Student Esports (NSE) has partnered with Nintendo UK to launch the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate University Championship. The event will feature an eight-week online circuit and has joined NSE's winter season, allowing players to...
The Koyo Store Esports

The Koyo Store bolsters esports offering

Video games merchandising company The Koyo Store has formalised its expansion into the esports industry with dedicated bespoke products. It has launched a service for bespoke pin badges and achievement coins, much like those...
ESL Premiership Dota 2

ESL Premiership adds Dota 2 alongside Mercedes-Benz sponsorship

ESL UK has welcomed Mercedes-Benz as a sponsor to support the addition of Dota 2 to the ESL Premiership. Up until now, the seasonal competition has supported both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Rainbow...

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MLS post job ad looking for an esports and gaming manager

Based on a recent job ad, it appears the MLS (Major League Soccer) is attempting to move in to the esports and gaming sector. The...