Samir Bolar Cloud9 Training Grounds

Cloud9 appoints Samir Bolar as Executive Director of Training Grounds

North American esports organisation Cloud9 has appointed Samir Bolar as the Executive Director of its youth development programme, known as Training Grounds. In his new role, Bolar will continue to develop Training Grounds as a...
Guilhem Causse Prodigy Agency

Guilhem Causse joins Prodigy Agency as Head of Sales and Partnerships

Esports talent agency Prodigy Agency has appointed Guilhem Causse as its Head of Sales and Partnerships. In his new role, Causse will look to create commercial opportunities for players represented by the agency. RELATED: Prodigy...

Fnatic COO Glen Calvert announces departure

Glen Calvert has announced that he has stepped down as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of European esports organisation Fnatic. The announcement was made by Calvert, via a LinkedIn post, on Friday. RELATED:...
oneteam acquires theorycraft

OneTeam Partners acquires esports and gaming agency Theorycraft

North American professional athlete agency OneTeam Partners (OneTeam) has announced the acquisition of esports and gaming-focused advisory firm Theorycraft. As part of the acquisition, Theorycraft's Co-founders, Lauren Gaba Flanagan and Nathen McVittie,...

BITKRAFT Ventures appoints four individuals to investment team

Esports venture capital company BITKRAFT Ventures has expanded its investment team with the appointment of four new individuals. Houston Rockets’s former VP of Esports, Sebastian Park, VENN’s Head Of Strategy, Carlos Pereira,...
Esports Movers and Shakers May

Esports Movers and Shakers in May 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...

Esports Technologies hires Mark Thorne as Chief Marketing Officer

Esports wagering services brand Esports Technologies has announced the appointment of Mark Thorne as its Chief Marketing Officer. As a new addition to Esports Technologies's team of executives, Thorne will look to help...
LATAM esports May 2021

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in May 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region’s biggest stories from May. Top LATAM esports...
esports data Sven Lund

Bayes Esports: How to get hired in esports data

Esports data is a rapidly growing sector and a lucrative career opportunity for those interested in computer science. To get hired in an esports data related position, however, candidates must know...
Nicecactus

Origin stories: Alexandre Amoukteh on the rise of Nicecactus

Nicecactus, headquartered in Valbonne, France, hopes to be an ‘all-in-one’ esports platform for gamers. Previously known as Esport-Management, the platform offers 1.3m members an array of games to choose from, numerous tutorials...