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FaZe Clan names MoonPay as official cryptocurrency and NFT partner

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has announced a multi-year partnership with cryptocurrency payments infrastructure provider MoonPay. As FaZe Clan’s official cryptocurrency and NFT partner, both entities will collaborate on a series of content and media activations. FaZe Clan will also use MoonPay’s infrastructure for its forthcoming NFT and digital goods initiatives. Image credit: FaZe […]

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Nicole Musicco joins Enthusiast Gaming’s Board of Directors

Toronto-based media and content platform Enthusiast Gaming has announced the appointment of Nicole Musicco to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Through her new role, Musicco aims to leverage her expertise in global technology industries to build and grow Enthusiast Gaming’s platform. (ESI Illustration) Image credit: Enthusiast Gaming/ Nicole Musicco RELATED: Enthusiast Gaming acquires U.GG […]

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Bayes: Esports data value degradation

Dr. Darina Goldin, Director of Data Science at Bayes Esports, writes for Esports Insider to discuss the true value of esports data. Pictured: Dr. Darina Goldin. Photo credit: Bayes Esports RELATED: Riot Games and Bayes Esports extend data partnership  Data is the oil of the 21st century. Betting needs historical data to create accurate prediction […]

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Key takeaways from ESI Digital Winter 2021

Yesterday, Esports Insider concluded its final event of the year as over 170 virtual attendees opened their laptops to take part in ESI Digital Winter. With topics ranging from fan engagement to esports ecosystems, experts from across the industry collated to discuss some of the sector’s major talking points.  For those who were unable to […]

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Allied Esports and Cyberathlete Championship Series partner with Challengermode

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports and the Cyberathlete Championship Series (CCS) have announced a partnership with tournament platform Challengermode. The partnership will see all parties collaborate to host European and North American qualifiers for the 2022 Six Invitational. Image credit: Rainbow Six Siege RELATED: Challengermode partners with International Esports Federation The qualifiers for both regions will begin […]

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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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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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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 […]