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StreamCards raises $530,000, partners with The Esports Bible for closed beta

Warsaw-based interactive media start-up StreamCards has raised approximately $530,000 (~£375,500) from its private investment round. StreamCards was incubated by Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder, a venture building and venture capital fund which has...
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Esports’ punk evolution: The New Rose of popular culture?

Esports is like punk rock. The latter began popping up in a few major cities around the mid-seventies, with bands such as the Ramones in New York City and The Clash...

Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze

Aside from Epic Games raising an eye-watering $1bn (~£727m), endemic esports companies such as GRID, Epulze, Semper Fortis, and OverActive Media also raised substantial funds in April.  Every month, Esports Insider compiles...

Guinevere Capital unveils new esports facility with Logitech G, Spark, and Eden Park

Investment company Guinevere Capital has partnered with peripherals firm Logitech G, telecommunications company Spark, and Eden Park to launch an esports facility in New Zealand. The Spark Esports Hub is located within Eden...

The Chiefs announces partnership with AndaSeat

Australian esports organisation The Chiefs Esports Club has announced a partnership with gaming chair manufacturer AndaSeat. As a result of the partnership, AndaSeat will provide The Chiefs’ players with its gaming chairs....

A guide to: Automotive brands in esports

In recent years automotive brands have become increasingly prevalent in esports. More and more, car manufacturers race toward partnerships that aim to inspire gamers to visit their local dealers. To help keep...

Australian esports organisation ORDER raises $5.3m and appoints new CEO

Australian esports organisation ORDER has raised AUD$5.3m (~£2.94m) from its latest funding round, with Jason Peterson, Managing Director of CPS Capital, and Gemelli Group Chairman Harry Karelis announced as investors.  Karelis has...
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Esports investment report: over $4bn committed in March 2021

According to Esports Insider’s calculations, around $4.06bn (~£2.9bn) of disclosed investment relating to esports was committed in March 2021. The majority of that money — an estimated $4bn — was used...
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Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, March 2021

Each month, Esports Insider — in collaboration with YouGov, a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioral data — collates the period’s significant sponsorship and partnership news...
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Psyonix reveals mobile game Rocket League Side Swipe

Psyonix's Rocket League franchise has entered into the mobile ecosystem, with the company revealing that a new game called Rocket League Side Swipe is currently in development. The free-to-play title is a standalone...