Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant invests in New York esports org Andbox

NBA superstar Kevin Durant and his agent Rich Kleiman have invested in New York esports organisation Andbox through their investment vehicle, Thirty Five Ventures. RELATED: David Levy joins Andbox as investor and...

Oakley partners with Scump, Valdes-Scantling launches esports team | ESI Digest #32

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...
Caleb Cousens

Creating a culture of excellence in esports — Caleb Cousens

What can esports orgs learn from sports' greatest dynasties? In this piece, ESI's new Guest Columnist Caleb Cousens, CEO of Adamas Esports, explores how teams gone by have created winning cultures,...
Scump x Oakley

Oakley unveils Scump as first sponsored esports athlete

North American lifestyle brand Oakley has announced the signing of professional Call of Duty player Seth 'Scump' Abner as its first esports athlete. Scump joins the likes of NFL players Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson as a...

Repeat.gg launches brand-focused esports tournament platform

Repeat.gg has revamped its esports tournament platform to assist brands in launching marketing campaigns. The new 'all-in-one' platform offers automated esports campaigns and a dashboard that provides marketing analytics and performance, return on...
MN ROKKR SCUF controllers

Version 1 and Minnesota Røkkr extend X Rocker and SCUF deals

Call of Duty League (CDL) team Minnesota Røkkr and its parent company Version1 have announced extended partnerships with peripheral manufacturer SCUF Gaming and gaming chair brand X Rocker. Following WISE Ventures' rebrand and...

OverActive Media announces plans to build 7,000-seat esports venue

OverActive Media, the parent company of Toronto Defiant, Toronto Ultra, and MAD Lions, has announced plans to build a 7,000-seat esports and entertainment venue at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada. The venue, projected to...
Toronto Ultra x Jack Link's

Toronto Ultra enters exclusive partnership with Jack Link’s

OverActive Media's Call of Duty League franchise Toronto Ultra has entered into an exclusive partnership with North American snack company Jack Link's. The deal will see the snack company become the 'official meat partner' of...

Zaxby’s renews partnership with Florida Mayhem; adds Florida Mutineers

American restaurant chain Zaxby's has renewed its partnership with Misfits Gaming Group's (MGG) Florida Mayhem, the official representative of Florida in the Overwatch League. The chain will also be doubling down on its...
LA Thieves x Dollar Shave Club

Los Angeles Thieves partners with Dollar Shave Club

North American esports organisation 100 Thieves has announced it has entered a deal with subscription-based shaving brand Dollar Shave Club. The deal will see Dollar Shave Club become a founding partner of the organisation's Call of...