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CSL Esports partners with LeagueSpot

Collegiate esports company CSL Esports has announced a partnership with esports tournament creator and organiser LeagueSpot. As part of the deal, LeagueSpot’s platform will include white-label branding, player privacy and data security features. Image credit: CSL Esports RELATED: CSL Esports partners with University of Maryland for NACE Starleague finals Moreover, LeagueSpot will offer an in-platform […]

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IESF and Esports World Federation unveil partnership

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Esports World Federation (ESWF). As a result, the two federations will collaborate on the ‘development and unification of esports’ across the world. Image credit: Shutterstock RELATED: IESF partners with NASEF and appoints Chair of World Esports Education Commission The ESWF will lead the Esports for […]

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The Chiefs extends Optus partnership

Australian payment processor SQID Technologies Limited has announced that its subsidiary, The Chiefs Esports Club, has extended its partnership with telecommunications company Optus. The partnership will see the two brands continue to collaborate on creating gaming-related content in Australia for the next 12 months. Image credit: Chiefs Esports Club RELATED: The Chiefs Esports Club receives […]

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Riva Technology and Entertainment and Galaxy Racer acquire VY Esports

Tech and investment company Riva Technology and Entertainment (RTE), together with its sister company Galaxy Racer, have announced the acquisition of esports organisation VY Esports. As part of the acquisition, the CEO of VY Esports, Oleg Butenko, will be joining RTE’s advisory board. Moreover, Gordon Rubenstein, a Managing Partner of Raine Ventures, will be joining […]

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Monaco Esports Federation announces Monaco Gaming Show 2021

The Monaco Esports Federation (MeSF), Monaco eSports and Nicecactus have announced the second edition of its annual esports event, the Monaco Gaming Show.  The event will feature tournaments in Fortnite and Rocket League, with a €20,000 (~£17,044) cash prize announced for each of the titles.  Image credit: The Monaco Gaming Show RELATED: Esports Insider teams […]

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100 Thieves secures $60m funding round

North American esports organisation 100 Thieves has raised $60m (£45m) from its Series C financing round. The financing round was led by Green Bay Ventures with support from existing and new investors such as Breyer Capital, Aglae Ventures, Tao Capital, and Willoughby Capital, among others. According to the release, the investment sees 100 Thieves have […]

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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 wasn’t an exception. To keep everybody up to date, Esports Insider, in collaboration with Shikenso — a Germany based analytics company — has compiled […]

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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 of Giving Stream-A-Thon which will raise money for the Children’s Health Medical Center Foundation. Image credit: Envy Gaming, Children’s Health RELATED: Envy Gaming appoints […]

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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, VALORANT, and Rainbow Six Siege. Image credit: Rebels Gaming RELATED: Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard debuts JLINGZ esports Alongside fielding rosters in a number […]