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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...
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Superdata CEO on the Facebook and ESL deal

Following the Facebook and ESL streaming agreement that hit the news last week, we spoke to Superdata CEO and Co-Founder Joost van Dreunen to gather his thoughts on the matter. Superdata...
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This week in Esports: Gillette partner with EDward Gaming, ESL reveal Facebook plans and...

It's been another busy week in esports news as non-endemics have continued to plough into the space at an astonishing rate. This time, however, it's non-endemics that have already entered esports...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: The talent: Action Jackson, Xinyi, Humanist and Excoundrel

The hotly anticipated Vainglory Unified Spring Championship is very nearly upon us. Rounding off the pre-tournament coverage at ESI we have an interview with four of the finest talent to grace the...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: Palmatoro – Fnatic

We're fast approaching the start of the Vainglory Unified Spring Championships. Seven thrilling weeks of Vainglory8 competition will conclude in London as North American teams and European teams lock horns for...

Dr. Alan Bunney – Panda Global – I saw a lot of behavior in...

There's no doubt that esports is on the rise and with every new game release comes a new competitive atmosphere along with organisations popping up left and right. Some may assume...
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This week in Esports: ESL and Emirates partner, Liquid renew partnerships and Injustice 2...

In esports terms it has been a somewhat quiet week. We've not had any multi-million dollar investments from traditional sports but that's not to say there hasn't been some great activity...

Vainglory Spring Championship Preview: ttigers – Hammers Esports

As part of our Vainglory series leading up to the Spring Championships on the weekend of May 19th here is our latest, an interview with Hammers Esports' team captain ttigers. We've teamed up...

Eyes opened to esports at The Telegraph Business of Sport

The Telegraph Business of Sport event this year included a sizable band of esports folk. From Fnatic CEO Wouter Sleijffers to Twitch's Chris Mead and Ceirnan 'excoundrel' Lowe, the esports crowd was out...
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Alexander Zavoloka – Runtime.gg – Eat right, play better

If you eat right, do you play better? That’s the thinking behind esports nutrition company Runtime.gg. The BITKRAFT powered start-up now has two products on the market (a drink and a...

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Events

GiGse will explore the marriage of esports and gaming

Esports is set to play a big part at the 2017 edition of  GiGse (April 26 – 28, Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego) with...