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...
esports movers shakers March 2021

Esports movers and shakers in March 2021

Each month, Esports Insider curates a list of the industry’s key personnel changes. Here we have compiled March’s most notable movers and shakers. To read more about a story, click the...
Parimatch x Virtus Pro 2021 Extension

Parimatch extends Virtus.pro partnership

Sports betting company Parimatch has extended its partnership with Russian esports organisation Virtus.pro. The renewed deal will see the company support the organisation's Dota 2 and CS:GO rosters, with Parimatch's logo remaining on...
Misfits SoFi

Misfits Gaming Group renews SoFi partnership

Florida-based esports organisation Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has renewed and extended its ongoing relationship with personal finance company SoFi. SoFi will become the presenting sponsor for the Florida Mutineers, MGG’s Call of...

Gaming Culture partners with AOC for Girl Pwr VALORANT

Brazilian marketing and publicity company Gaming Culture has partnered with gaming monitor brand AOC to launch the second edition of Girl Pwr VALORANT, an all-female esports tournament.  The tournament has been announced as...

BLAST announces commercial partnership with Shikenso Analytics

Tournament organiser BLAST has announced a commercial partnership with German IT company Shikenso Analytics. As a result of the agreement, Shikenso will provide brand insights and analytics for BLAST Premier's 2021 CS:GO...

Virtus.pro officially launches fan engagement app Bearloga

Russian esports organisation Virtus.pro, in collaboration with Swiss-based sports tech company Blocksport, has officially launched its fan engagement app titled Bearloga. The app will allow fans to discuss Virtus.pro matches, collect rewards,...

EXCEL ESPORTS announces Beyond NRG as energy drink partner

British organisation EXCEL ESPORTS has announced a new partnership with energy drink brand Beyond NRG. As a result of the agreement, Beyond NRG has been named the official energy drink partner for...

Funspark announces data and integrity partnership with GRID

Chinese tournament operator Funspark has selected Berlin-based data platform GRID esports to supply match integrity services and data visualisations for its upcoming Funspark ULTI 2021 circuit.  The CS:GO series, which features a...
Endpoint CeX

Team Endpoint extends CeX partnership in ‘seven-figure’ deal

British organisation Team Endpoint has extended its partnership with second-hand technology retailer CeX and appointed key players to its board. Hugh Man and Frank Orchard, the Chairman and Franchise Director of CeX...