KRU esports

KRÜ Esports’ Mairel Lluch discusses the org’s growth plans

The name KRÜ Esports dotted headlines around the industry last October when Manchester City's Sergio 'Kun' Agüero was announced as the Founder & CEO of the newly forged organisation. Joining the growing ranks...

Isle of Man: The new authentic esports destination

Located in the middle of the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man is a unique island.  As one of the British Crown Dependencies, it doesn’t belong...

Esports investment report, August 2021: NiP, FaZe Clan, Abios

Last month saw a multitude of esports mergers and acquisitions, both from endemic and non-endemic entities. In addition, esports entities such as Freaks 4U Gaming, FaZe Clan and Edge Gaming were...
Pole Position

Pole Position: Accelerating esports racing in the Middle East

From our sponsor: Pole Position Esports, and especially online racing, is a booming global phenomenon that witnessed rapid growth during the past year. As such, motorsports event and consultancy agency Pole Position is...
Ross Video

Ross Video’s Phil Englert: I Dream of LANs

From our sponsor: Ross Video Ross Video’s Business Development Manager for Esports, Phil Englert, writes for Esports Insider to discuss LAN events and what has been missed with remote productions. RELATED: Elevating the...

Esports Movers and Shakers: August 2021

Each month, ESI, in collaboration with Omnicoach, compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers (personnel changes). Omnicoach is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that connects esports teams and their sponsors with fans...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, August 2021

August was a busy month in terms of partnerships within the esports industry. As usual, Esports Insider, in collaboration with YouGov — a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion...
AFK Creators

AFK Creators rebrands to AFK Group, expands offerings across industries

The AFK Creators name has housed a range of services under one roof over the years. However, as of today, the UK-based agency has rebranded to AFK Group as the firm...
World of Warcraft esports

World of Warcraft esports in 2021: Does it have a future?

Seventeen years after its release, World of Warcraft is still one of the most popular massive-multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) in the world. However, World of Warcraft esports is still relatively small...
Sheppard Mullin: Esports and music converge

The convergence of music and gaming — Sheppard Mullin

From our sponsor: Sheppard Mullin Sheppard Mullin’s Esports and Games Team Leader Sidney Fohrman and its Esports and Games Team Member and Associate Hayley Silvertown discuss the growing relationship between esports, games...