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  • Kia, KitKat, and OnePlus to shed light on esports partnerships at ESI Digital Summit May 25, 2020
    The ESI Digital Summit (#ESIDIGITAL) is just a day away, providing insights into the esports industry for attendees in the comfort of their own homes. As well as hosting panels on emerging trends, pressing topics, and debate subjects, the event gives a platform to companies who’ve chosen to activate within esports. As part of what’s […]
  • ESI Digital Summit locks agenda with pressing topics and leading speakers May 24, 2020
    The exclusive online take on Esports Insider’s industry-leading esports conferences, ESI Digital Summit, is almost upon us! Taking place over May 26-27th, the event is filling a gap presented by the unfortunate global situation. To ensure that emerging topics – such as the convergence of sports & esports and how the industry will move on from […]
  • This week in esports: Evil Geniuses, hummel, LCK, Vodafone Giants May 22, 2020
    As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Evil Geniuses unveil its rebrand, hummel partner with Astralis Group, LCK receive 25 letters of intent, and Vodafone Giants raise €3 million. We also have a twice-weekly […]
  • LG Electronics launches dedicated esports channel, LG Gaming May 22, 2020
    Multinational electronics company LG Electronics UK has launched its esports and gaming-dedicated channel, LG Gaming. In partnership with UK-based esports agency Kairos Esports, LG Gaming will serve the esports and gaming communities “with specifically tailored content and services.” RELATED: Gambit Esports gains partner in LG Electronics The channel will additionally feature unique visual elements likely […]
  • Aim Lab parent Statespace raises $15M in Series A May 22, 2020
    Statespace, a company that combines gaming with cognitive science and artificial intelligence, has raised $15 million (£12.3 million). The Series A round was led by Khosla Ventures, with founding partner Samir Kaul joining the company’s board. RELATED: Philadelphia Fusion adds Aim Lab as skills training partner Existing investors FirstMark Capital, Expa, and Lux Capital all participated in the round, alongside […]
  • Renegades CEO fined for soliciting investments in organisation May 22, 2020
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has dealt Renegades CEO Chris Roumayeh a 21-month ban from the brokerage industry for soliciting investments without disclosing his position within the organisation. The suspension, also imposing a $15,000 (£12,309) fine on Roumayeh, was delivered on Wednesday for both soliciting and managing investments in the Detroit-based organisation. RELATED: Renegades partners […]
  • NACE partners with North American LCS Players Association May 22, 2020
    National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and the North American League of Legends Championship Series Players Association (NALCSPA) have joined forces to create educational opportunities for LCS players. The alliance also gives players a chance to enter coaching, analysis, and administrative positions at collegiate esports programs across North America. RELATED: NACE enters strategic partnership with Skillshot Media The […]
  • Team Secret enters multi-year deal with HUYA May 22, 2020
    European organisation Team Secret has established a multi-year a partnership with Chinese streaming platform HUYA. As part of the deal, Team Secret’s players will stream on the platform. HUYA will also act as a jersey sponsor for the organisation. RELATED: Riot Games taps HUYA as Chinese broadcast partner for LCS and LEC The partnership aligns with the organisation’s […]
  • Luckbox scores investment from Inter Miami footballer Luis Robles May 22, 2020
    Esports bookmaker Luckbox has received investment from American football player Luis Robles. Luckbox announced intentions to list itself publicly on the TSX Venture Exchange earlier this week. RELATED: Luckbox looks to go public on TSX Venture Exchange Robles is the goalkeeper for Major League Soccer side Inter Miami, which is co-owned by David Beckham. Financial terms […]
  • Immortals and Nerd Street Gamers launch online esports summer camps May 22, 2020
    Immortals Gaming Club and Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers have partnered to produce online esports summer camps around a pair of competitive games. The companies have collaborated to develop three total camps: two based on League of Legends and one based on Overwatch, each featuring input from Immortals Gaming Club players and staff. RELATED: Jon Tuck […]
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