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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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Greater Copenhagen partners with Astralis and Ninjas in Pyjamas

Growth and development collaborative organisation Greater Copenhagen has announced a partnership with esports organisations Astralis and Ninjas in Pyjamas. As a part of the deal, Greater Copenhagen’s official investment promotion agencies, Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Skåne, have launched a campaign that aims to showcase games development career opportunities in the region.  Image credit: Greater […]

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Ninjas in Pyjamas secures GamerPay partnership

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas and CS:GO skins marketplace GamerPay have announced a two-year partnership. According to the release, the aim of the partnership is to eliminate online scamming of in-game assets (skins). Image credit: Ninjas in Pyjamas / GamerPay RELATED: Ninjas in Pyjamas and Aser Ventures launch Shinobi Esports GamerPay has become a […]

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Ninjas in Pyjamas and Zilliqa agree five-year blockhain-focused deal

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) and blockchain company Zilliqa have announced a partnership aimed at creating virtual experiences for ‘esports and crypto enthusiasts’. According to the release the experiences are expected to provide users with ‘real and tangible utility’, as well as interactions, within the digital realm. Some of the experiences teased from […]

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Ninjas in Pyjamas joins forces with Mercuryo

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas has partnered with cryptocurrency company Mercuryo ahead of the 2021 BLAST Premier Spring Finals. The agreement sees Ninjas in Pyjamas and Mercuryo collaborate throughout the event. This includes a three-episode content series, which is said to focus on ‘how Mercuryo can boost your performance’, as well as showing the […]

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BLAST Premier announces 2021 plans, $2.48m total prize pool

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has announced plans for the 2021 BLAST Premier Championship, a Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) event, including a total prize pool of $2,475,000 (£1,832,936). Credit: BLAST. Photo taken during BLAST Pro Series Global Final in 2019, as Astralis take first place. Pictured: Gla1ve (middle) and Dev1ce (right).  RELATED: TV2 renews broadcast deal […]