Mike Sepso Vindex

Mike Sepso on Beyond acquisition: “Hometown esports is the next big thing”

Vindex has acquired the hometown esports Belong Gaming Arenas brand and all associated IP from European game retail giant GAME Digital. Vindex plans to open more than 500 Belong locations in hometowns across...

How Critical Force is building grassroots mobile esports momentum

While mobile esports has a significant presence in Asian countries, it has continued to be a tough nut to crack in the West. We’ve seen companies pour considerable resources behind mobile...

GRID CEO Moritz Maurer on the pandemic’s unexpected opportunity for esports

Moritz Maurer, Founder and CEO of GRID Esports, sits in the office of his Berlin apartment. It has become the temporary HQ of his GRID operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place...
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Esports Insider unveils ESI Digital Summer agenda, details The Clutch Digital

Esports Insider is pleased to reveal the agenda for ESI Digital Summer, presented by Kinguin Lounge, the largest online B2B esports conference of 2020 with more than 1,200 attendees and over...

Adam Whyte on how Edge makes it easier to pay players

As the esports industry expands and evolves, it is gradually becoming more and more professional -- but it still lives up to the disparaging “Wild West” moniker at times. Every so...
Envy Gaming Adam Rymer CEO

Adam Rymer’s Envy hiring highlights changes in media, esports

Cords? Cut. Print? Paltry. Box office? Busted. We live in a world where modern media is constantly changing. Partially a circumstance of the pandemic and partially digital trends a long time coming,...
Patrick Mahoney ESI Focus

Patrick Mahoney discusses enhancing team merchandise in ESI Focus #3

Delving further into the focus on esports apparel, Patrick Mahoney, CEO of We Are Nations, joins host Adam Fitch on the third episode of ESI Focus. https://youtu.be/cuSr-5ogNJQ Mahoney is the CEO of We...
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Behind XSET’s Rocket League entrance following sweeping changes to RLCS

Roll back the clock to 2015. The Battle Royale genre is merely a niche mod on DayZ. There are rumours that Activision Blizzard is planning a grand esports league based in...

How eSportStars plans to boost fan engagement and player revenue

Slated to launch in October 2020, eSportStars is a Japan-based gaming and esports matching platform that intends to open up a new revenue stream for professional esports players. The company will offer...
ESI Digest #2 24/07/2020

MTG personnel changes, Herman Miller expands presence | ESI Digest #2 (24/07/20)

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 available...