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BITKRAFT Ventures appoints Dennis Fong and Ryan Wyatt as Venture Partners

Gaming and esports venture capital fund BITKRAFT Ventures has appointed Dennis Fong, Co-Founder of GGWP, and Ryan Wyatt, CEO of Polygon Studios, as Venture Partners. In their new positions, Fong and Wyatt will support BITKRAFT with deal flow as well as portfolio company advice and mentorship. (ESI Illustration) Ryan Wyatt (Left) and Dennis Fong (Right). […]

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Juked.gg names T.L. Taylor on advisory board

Esports-focused social media network Juked.gg has welcomed T.L. ‘ybika’ Taylor, the Co-founder of AnyKey, to its advisory board. In her new role, Taylor will work closely with the Juked team on issues surrounding community building, diversity, equity and inclusion on the platform. Image credit: Juked.gg RELATED: Juked.gg secures strategic partnership with Gaingels and The Mini […]

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OverActive Media releases 2021 financial reports

OverActive Media, the holding company behind MAD Lions, Toronto Ultra and Toronto Defiant, has announced financial reports for both the fourth quarter of 2021 and its entire fiscal year.  The company has recorded increased revenue, but also increased net loss, compared to 2020.  Image credit: OverActive Media Group RELATED: Overactive Media welcomes Matt McGlynn as […]

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Complexity Gaming enlists Twitch to source partnership opportunities

North American esports organisation Complexity Gaming has expanded its existing partnership with streaming platform Twitch.  As a part of the deal, Twitch will work alongside the organisation’s internal sales team to source sponsorship opportunities across Complexity’s portfolio of teams, streamers, content, competitions and events. Image credit: Complexity Gaming / Twitch RELATED: Cloakzy joins Complexity Gaming […]

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SteelSeries and KontrolFreek join forces with Atlanta FaZe

Call of Duty League (CDL) franchise Atlanta FaZe has secured partnerships with gaming peripheral company SteelSeries and its controller accessory brand KontrolFreek. As a result, SteelSeries and KontrolFreek will provide the franchise with its range of headsets and thumbsticks. Image credit: Atlanta FaZe, SteelSeries, KontrolFreek RELATED: Atlanta FaZe enters partnership with Scuf Gaming Steelseries and KontrolFreek […]

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Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup unveils new sponsors

The Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup (CECC) has announced a number of sponsors ahead of its live event at the Gateway Center in Atlanta, Georgia next month. CECC’s new partners for the event include hygiene brand Barbasol, Neustreet, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, meal replacement brand CTRL, Reveal Suits, education company Futures First Gaming, as well as […]

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Kore Meltdown announces Hard Rock Cafe partnership

Kore Meltdown, the US-based esports bar franchise branch of the newly-formed Kappa Meltdown Group, has announced a partnership with global hospitality brand Hard Rock Cafe. The partnership will see select Hard Rock Cafe locations play host to Kore Meltdown esports-themed monthly events — debuting in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. Image credit: Kore Meltdown […]

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FaZe Clan and Manchester City announce pop-up event at Etihad Stadium

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has announced it will host a pop-up event alongside English football club Manchester City. The latest collaboration will see both parties open a pop-up merchandise store ahead of the club’s upcoming match against Liverpool FC, which is scheduled to take place the day after on April 10th.  Image credit: FaZe Clan, […]