LATAM esports business developments April 2021

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region's biggest stories from April. Top LATAM esports...
Top Indian and SEA esports business developments April 2021

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in April 2021

April saw a host of investments in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region, with organisations and partners implementing more structure to the ecosystem with a continued influx of capital....
Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, April 2021

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, April 2021

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

Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze

Aside from Epic Games raising an eye-watering $1bn (~£727m), endemic esports companies such as GRID, Epulze, Semper Fortis, and OverActive Media also raised substantial funds in April.  Every month, Esports Insider compiles...
League of Legends Huya media rights

Huya agrees five-year, £224m broadcast deal for Chinese League of Legends

Chinese livestreaming platform Huya has signed an exclusive media rights deal worth ¥2,013m RMB (~£223.88m) for League of Legends esports in China. RELATED: Bilibili lands exclusive Chinese rights for League of Legends...

A guide to: Automotive brands in esports

In recent years automotive brands have become increasingly prevalent in esports. More and more, car manufacturers race toward partnerships that aim to inspire gamers to visit their local dealers. To help keep...
The Esports Journal Edition 8

The Esports Journal returns, Edition 8 is on the way

On 30th April, Esports Insider’s sister magazine, The Esports Journal, will release its eighth edition. RELATED: Ghost Gaming enters partnership with G FUEL The Esports Journal — ran in conjunction with LATAM Media...
Nolan Bushnell Semper Fortis

Esports startup Semper Fortis plans Aquis IPO

Semper Fortis Esports PLC, an esports startup, today announced its intention to go public via the Aquis Exchange on April 26th. RELATED: Esports data platform GRID announces $10m funding round The company aims...
F1 esports

After a tough 12 months, sim racing’s silver lining is its rise in popularity

Despite being one of the oldest genres in esports, sim racing can hardly compare to the most established battle-royale, shooter or MOBA titles — not in terms of viewership nor in...
Abios Unibet

Abios talks to Unibet about the future of esports betting

From our supporter: Abios Gaming This piece was written by Kristina Skogvard for Abios Gaming. Abios provides industry-leading esports data and technology for customers all over the world. Their product offering includes widgets,...