Genvid raises further $2.5m and makes Genvid SDK available publicly

New York based games technology solutions provider Genvid Technologies has announced a new funding round, and that is has made the Genvid SDK publicly available for all major engines and platforms.  Genvid...

Nevada will soon allow esports betting on ‘multiple events’

The Casino Esports conference took place in Las Vegas last week and one of the most key takeaways from the speakers was confirmation that Nevada will soon allow betting on esports...
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Clifford Morgan – Gamma Labs and GFUEL – There’s no substitute for time

Clifford Morgan is the CEO of Gamma Labs and GFUEL. He's speaking at the SportsPro TBC (The Brand Conference) in London on September 28th. Energy drink GFUEL sponsors the likes of Optic,...

Maestro just raised $3m in Series A financing

Maestro, the engagement and analytics platform for enterprise live streamers, has just announced the close of a $3 million (£2.2m) Series A financing.  The round was led by Hersh Interactive Group with additional...
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The Paladins Premier League will stream exclusively on Facebook

The recently announced Paladins Premier League is the latest signing by Facebook, after news broke that the social platform giant has secured exclusive access to the streaming rights.  As reported by Forbes, matches...

Esports fan competition platform Taunt raises $1.75m

Esports startup Taunt has today announced that it has closed $1.75m (£1.33m) seed financing round.  Taunt is 'a social competition platform for esports fans. It uses data and machine learning to create...

ELEAGUE working with DELL, SLIVER.tv and Dojo Madness to enhance fan experience

ELEAGUE, the esports brand from Turner Sports and IMG, has announced they're set to engage "a collection of cutting-edge technologies" to enhance the upcoming CS:GO Premier. The tournament which kicks off...

Josh Chavez – Mainframe – Kings of the Merch

Josh Chavez is the CEO and Founder of Mainframe, a US based gaming and esports lifestyle apparel company.  He spoke to use about the Mainframe story, why he started a gaming and...
GameWorks

GameWorks arcades to be turned into esports venues

Those of us lucky enough to have a GameWorks Arcade in a mall near us have reason to rejoice! Oomba, an online tournament management system, acquired the arcade chain in 2011...

WESA and Hi-Rez announce new Paladins Premier League

In partnership with game developer Hi-Rez Studios, WESA has today announced a new Paladins Premier League (PPL). The inaugural season will get underway in the immediate future in the autumn of 2017...

Esports

Events

Twitter will live stream ESL and DreamHack events in 2017

Twitter has today announced that it has partnered with both ESL and DreamHack, to live stream esports events and original content in 2017.  More than 15 events...