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This week in esports: J Lo, Cloud9, T-Mobile and Coco Fuzion

There's certainly been no shortage of big money flying around esports this week with several teams closing funding rounds for multi-million dollars and two further non-endemic deals which are also substantial...
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Esports Live will have 200 in attendance under the bridge at Leaders Week 2017

The likes of Astralis, Microsoft, Immortals, ELEAGUE, FACEIT, ESL, the 76ers and more will be in attendance as speakers at the upcoming Esports Live event in London in October.  Esports Live is...

NRG Esports set to close a $15m funding round, J Lo amongst the investors

NRG Esports used to have a little now they have a lot, with the news that the team is in the process of finalising a $15m (£11.2m) venture capital funding round. New...

Cloud9 raise $19.7 of $25 million funding in latest financing round

Esports juggernaut Cloud9 has raised $19.7 million (£14.68m) of a potential $25 million (£18.6m) in equity financing in its latest financing round. The figures are revealed in an SEC filing from earlier...
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Vainglory World Championships 2017 to take place in Singapore

The Vainglory World Championships 2017 will take place in Singapore’s Kallang Theatre between the 14th and 17th December as the game returns to where it all began. Super Evil Megacorp, the developer...

YouGov releases esports report, states 4 million Brits have watched esports

The latest entrant in the world of research reports on esports is international data and analytics group YouGov. This one differs to the likes of Newzoo, Superdata, Nielsen and Juniper however in...
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Lagardère Sports furthers esports activity with Splyce partnership

Lagardère Sports has continued its esports expansion by adding Splyce to its existing portfolio of esports clients.  Lagardère's existing portfolio of clients in the esports space includes SK Gaming, Unicorns of Love...

Astralis enter mammoth partnership with Coco Fuzion 100

Leading Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team Astralis has entered in another big non-endemic partnership, this time with Coco Fuzion 100. The partnership sees the beverage brand named the team’s Hydration Partner. The partnership...
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Strive and Coutts join forces to support UK esports industry growth

Strive Sponsorship and Coutts have partnered with the ultimate aim to support the growth of revenue for esports businesses in the United Kingdom. Strive are a sports and entertainment marketing consultancy, with...

Team Dignitas consolidated into its own holding company

News broke this week that all of Team Dignitas’s investment ventures will be consolidated into a new holding company called Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment. Dignitas owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer...