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NAG Studios raises $1M in pre-seed round

Swedish games development studio NAG Studios has received $1 million (£765,565) in investment through a pre-seed round. The round was led by London Venture Partners, an early-stage fund that has invested in Supercell, Unity, and Playfish. Credit: NAG Studios RELATED: Talon Esports raises $2M in seed round With the capital, NAG Studios plans to add games developers to […]

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Blocksport adds Heinrich Zetlmayer as Board Director

Mobile application solutions provider Blocksport has announced that Heinrich Zetlmayer will join its board of directors. Zetlmayer previously served as the Vice President at IBM and is currently an executive member of the board at ESL. Credit: Blocksport RELATED: Blocksport co-founder discusses mission to deliver heightened fan engagement Zetlmayer has been brought in to “support Blocksport’s […]

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Capcom, Konami, and Sega join Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced Japanese game publishers Konami, Sega, and Capcom as the latest members to join its ranks. Alongside being members of the GEF, the publishers have also joined the recently-announced Publishers and Developers Advisory Council (PDAC). Credit: Global Esports Federation RELATED: Global Esports Federation joins forces with Nielsen Chris Chan, President of the Global Esports Federation, spoke […]

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Talon Esports raises $2M in seed round

Hong Kong-based organisation Talon Esports has announced it has raised $2 million (£1.52 million) after completing its seed round. Participants in the funding round included Widus Strategic Investments, EMC Capital, Widus Strategic Investments, and founder of esports marketing agency United Esports, Felix LaHaye. Credit: Talon Esports RELATED: ReKTGlobal raises $35 million from Summit Partners Thanks to the funding […]

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Valve funds rebooted Movistar Liga Pro Gaming season

Games publisher Valve has committed funding to reboot the Movistar Liga Pro Gaming circuit, a professional South American Dota 2 competition previously cancelled due to COVID-19.  Produced by entertainment company Live Media Esports Entertainment, the competition features a total prize pool of $45,000 (~£34,512). Image credit: Movistar Liga Pro Gaming RELATED: Live Media and MissClick TV partner to […]