ESI Digital Spring Day One Recap

ESI Digital Spring: Day one recap

After a four-month break since ESI Digital Winter, day one of ESI Digital Spring saw the return of many friendly faces both on the virtual stage and in the audience. The event...
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...
Nicole Pike YouGov

YouGov: How nuanced data can make your esports partnership work harder for you

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored piece written by Nicole Pike, Global Sector Head of Esports & Gaming at polling company YouGov. For brands, identifying the opportunities to engage and connect with esports...
Building with Liquid

Building with Liquid: The visionaries behind the Alienware Training Facility

Like so many stories in the Netherlands, it began on a train. A Dutch architect took a seat on his way home. He was a fresh graduate, still wearing his nametag...

Envy Gaming raises $40m, Team Vitality appoints Co-CEO | ESI Digest #33

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...

The educational potential of esports: Inside the BIG x Babbel partnership

Earlier this year, Esports Insider reported that Berlin International Gaming (BIG) had partnered with e-learning languages platform Babbel to produce and promote educational content on BIG’s broadcasting channels, including tailored stream...
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,...

How software solutions can improve engagement in esports — 27 Nerds

In esports, everything is digital. The game, the data, broadcasts, interactions and for the most part, the viewer experience. The industry sobered up from the presumption that just streaming matches will...
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...

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in February 2021

Business in the Brazilian esports market continues to reflect the popularity of pro gaming in the region. Viewership on events like Garena Free Fire's Liga Brasileira is testament to the LATAM audience's...