Indian SEA esports business

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in March 2021

As the various mobile-esport ecosystems in SEA prepare for their marquee competitions, organisations and organisers are bringing sponsors and partners on board along with key hires. The month of March saw...

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in March 2021

Esports Insider has collated some of March's key esports stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. To read more about a story, click the corresponding link...
Epulze Investment

Tournament platform Epulze secures £4.7m investment

Swedish esports tournament platform Epulze has secured an investment of SEK 57m (∼£4,74m) from its latest funding round. According to the release, participants in the funding round included Swedish financial group Svea Ekonomi and...
esports investment

Esports investment report: over $4bn committed in March 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $4.06bn (~£2.9bn) of disclosed investment relating to esports was committed in March 2021. The majority of that money — an estimated $4bn — was used...

Alban Dechelotte departs Riot, BLAST Premier partners with Coinbase | ESI Digest #36

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is...

Animoca Brands announces Veloce partnership and investment

Racing esports organisation Veloce has announced a partnership with blockchain and NFT company Animoca Brands. As a part of the agreement, Animoca Brands has invested into the organisation’s pre-IPO funding round using...
Esports sponsorships & partnerships

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, March 2021

Each month, Esports Insider — in collaboration with YouGov, a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioral data — collates the period’s significant sponsorship and partnership news...

VSPN acquires Chinese livestream talent agency Famulei

Esports solutions provider Versus Programming Network (VSPN) has announced the acquisition of Chinese livestream talent agency Famulei. According to the release, the company will operate as an independent brand under VSPN. Financial...

Guild Esports secures Subway deal, ByteDance reportedly acquires Moonton | ESI Digest #35

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest...
iGameCo

GameCo announces funding round and esports betting expansion

Las Vegas-based gambling company GameCo has announced a financing round intended to accelerate the expansion of its business, including its footprint in esports betting. RELATED: Abios launches a player age compliance solution The...