Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, November 2021

Numerous endemic and non-endemic brands team up every month to create and nurture commercial partnerships while pushing the esports industry forward. Ranging from deals with car manufacturers to apparel collaborations, November...
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ESE Entertainment acquires technology firm GameAddik

Esports technology company ESE Entertainment has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Canadian technology firm GameAddik. According to the release, the acquisition will look to increase ESE’s revenue and profitability,...
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Global Esports Federation appoints Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan as Vice President

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has appointed Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud as its Vice President. According to a release, the unanimous appointment is due to his 'efforts and commitment' to...

Esports Movers and Shakers: November 2021

Each month, ESI compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers. November’s round-up features personnel changes from the likes of Riot Games, Envy Gaming, eFuse and Complexity Gaming, among others.  Here...

BOOM Esports unveils Rivalry as lead sponsor

Indonesian esports organisation BOOM Esports has announced sports betting and media company Rivalry as its lead sponsor. As a result of the partnership, Rivalry's logo will appear on the centre of the organisation's Dota 2 player...

Former NFL player Kenny Vaccaro co-founds esports organisation G1

Former NFL safety Kenny Vaccaro has teamed up with entrepreneurs Hunter Swensson and Cody Hendrix to launch a new esports organisation named Gamers First (G1). Headquartered in Austin, Texas, G1 seeks to...
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Envy Gaming enters multiyear deal with Children’s Health

North American esports organisation Envy Gaming has announced a partnership with paediatric health system Children's Health. The multi-year deal will see the two parties collaborate on a range of activations, starting with the Seasons...
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David de Gea launches esports organisation Rebels Gaming

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has entered the esports industry by launching a new organisation called Rebels Gaming. According to the release, the organisation will look to initially compete in League of Legends,...

Twelve universities launch Canadian Collegiate Esports League

Twelve Canadian universities have teamed up to launch the Canadian Collegiate Esports League (CCEL), a unified body for Canadian collegiate esports.  The organisation looks to offer esports opportunities, competitions and scholarships to...

Intema Solutions applies for Ontario online betting license

Canadian information technology company Intema Solutions has applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) to become a fully registered operator of online gaming and sports betting in Ontario.  The...