Victoria Horsley joins Riot Games

Victoria Horsley on her new role at Riot Games

In some ways, Victoria Horsley told Esports Insider, her move from the North American collegiate esports scene feels like a graduation. Horsley’s name has been ingrained for the past four and...
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...
Nerd Street Gamers x Riot Games Expansion

Nerd Street Gamers expands Riot Games partnership

Esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) has expanded its partnership with video game publisher Riot Games. The new agreement will see NSG operate and produce all three stages of the North American...
University of Kentucky x Gen.G

University of Kentucky and Gen.G join forces to host invitational tournament

The University of Kentucky (UK) has joined forces with multinational esports organisation Gen.G to host an invitational competition involving other universities. The University of Kentucky Esports Invitational will see a total of nine universities compete in League...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, February 2021

Each month Esports Insider sifts through the period's sponsorships and partnerships, collating the most significant into a single article. Simply click the corresponding link to read more about a story! Spotlighted story:...

FACEIT reveals HyperX as first sponsor of collegiate leagues

Esports platform and tournament organiser FACEIT has unveiled gaming peripherals company HyperX as the first sponsor of its CS:GO, League of Legends, and VALORANT collegiate leagues. The deal will see both parties collaborate to provide collegiate...
ESI India SEA February

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in February 2021

The month of February saw both tournament operators and organisations tie up sponsorship deals in a bid to capitalise on the growing markets of Southeast Asia and India. While the PUBG...

Immortals Gaming Club and Zoomph sign strategic partnership

Social media analytics firm Zoomph has announced a strategic partnership with North American esports organisation Immortals Gaming Club. As a result of the partnership, IGC will be able to analyse engagements for...
League of Legends MSI

Riot Games announces return of MSI in 2021 with Verizon as sponsor

Riot Games has announced that after a one-year hiatus, due to COVID-19, League of Legends' Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland in 2021 with a new format. In addition, Verizon has...

CLG Red names Logitech G as peripherals partner

CLG Red, the female esports division of North American organisation CLG, has announced a multi-year partnership with peripherals firm Logitech G As a result of the deal, Logitech G has been named...