BITZER announces €20,000 fund to boost Portugese esports ecosystem

Portuguese esports agency BITZER has announced a €20,000 (£17,685) investment fund 'to stimulate the Portuguese esports ecosystem'.  It has been stated that this fund will support existing Portuguese organisations, as well as 'Portuguese...

The first #ESIForum, in association with Digital Fuel, is set to sell out…

The level of intrigue around esports has been made clear once again with the ticket sales for the first of our Esports Insider Forum Series (#ESIForum) events at Fnatic’s Bunkr. Just 10%...

Matt Huxley – Formula E – We want to do more than buy a...

Did you know that Formula E has an Esports Manager? Matt Huxley, who has an extensive background in CS:GO, joined the Formula E team in August 2017. He told us how...
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Razer considering IPO that could value the company at $5 billion

Razer, a renowned manufacturer of computer hardware, is targeting an initial public offering ("IPO") that could see the company valued as high as $5 billion (£3.8bn), Bloomberg reports. The share sale is...

Dutch football club Heracles Almelo announces esports youth academy

Heracles Almelo, a club that competes in the top tier of Dutch football, the Eredivisie, has announced a new esports youth academy.  The announcement will see six budding FIFA players, ranging from...
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Disney embraces esports with ESL television shows

Esports continues to establish new horizons, as ESL yesterday announced a new partnership with US entertainment behemoth Disney. Two original ESL television series are set to air on Disney's new D|XP, a daily...

Alex Igelman – Millennial Esports – Betting on esports

Industry conference and exhibition Betting on Esports 2017 is taking place in London at the Kensington Olympia this September 13-15.  Millennial Esports is the Platinum Sponsor of this event which'll include a...

“Esports to them is just another X-Factor” – Will the OWL model ruin esports?

A guest piece written by Mark Mantle. Follow him here. The Overwatch league: a behind the scenes look at how big business is done, whilst putting an end to the ‘free for...
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The Overwatch League may have to change its logo because of the MLB

The Overwatch League could face legal trouble before it's even got underway, law firm Morrison Lee reports. Following the publication of the league's logo on March 28th, Major League Baseball ("MLB") has...

Promotion, relegation and more in RLCS Season 4

The Rocket League Championship Series kicks off again in August and there are some notable changes which add yet more to the buzz of the Rocket League esports scene. Expansion is the...

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ArcaneBet becomes headline sponsor of the Balkan Pro League

GameAgents has partnered with ArcaneBet to host the second season of the Balkan Pro League which will have $3,500 on the line.  The CS:GO competition gets...