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BC School Sports, GameSeta bolster Canadian esports

BC School Sports, GameSeta bolster Canadian esports BC School Sports (BCSS), the governing body for school sport in Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced a partnership with GameSeta Esports Inc to bolster Canadian esports in schools.  GameSeta is an online gaming provider which facilitates competition, player development and talent discovery for young Canadians. The company will work […]

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Fortnite: World Cup Champion Aqua And Teammates Disqualified From FNCS

Fortnite: World Cup Champion Aqua And Teammates Disqualified From FNCS Week 3 Finals Epic Games disqualified Aqua, Noahreyli and Rezon from the week three FNCS Finals. Sometime after covering the semi-finals encounter between top trios benjyfishy, MrSavage and LeTsHe and Aqua, Noahreyli and Rezon, ESTNN learned that Epic Games disqualified Aqua and his teammates from […]

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Team Liquid renews partnership with Marvel Entertainment

Team Liquid renews partnership with Marvel Entertainment Following the launch of its new Marvel Retro collection, Team Liquid has announced the renewal of its partnership with Marvel Entertainment until 2022. According to the esports organisation, the agreement will include launching new exclusive merchandise and collaborative content, with plans in place to drop one more piece of Marvel apparel before the end of […]

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BLAST Premier partners with Nubia Technology ahead of Fall Series

BLAST Premier partners with Nubia Technology ahead of Fall Series BLAST Premier has named Nubia Technology as its latest partner ahead of the firm’s upcoming Counter Strike Fall Series.As part of the deal, Nubia Technology’s RedMagic 5S gaming phone will be promoted throughout the BLAST Premier Fall Series. Moreover, the firm has been named as an official […]

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Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant Drops Ten Players

Overwatch League: Toronto Defiant Drops Ten Players The Toronto Defiant releases ten players, leaving only Andreas “Logix” Berghmans on the roster. The Toronto Defiant is parting ways with Andreas “Nevix” Karlsson, Thomas “zYKK” Hosono, Harrison “Kruise” Pond, Brady “Agilities” Girardi, Seb “numlocked” Barton, Lane “Surefour” Roberts, Julian “BEAST” Lauandos, Liam “Mangachu” Campbell, Joo-seong “RoKy” Park […]

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VENN receives $26m in Series A financing round

VENN receives $26m in Series A financing round Gaming and entertainment live-streaming network VENN has announced today the close of a $26m (~£19.94m) Series A financing round.  Credit: VENN The round was co-led by seed-round investor BITKRAFT and new investor Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Eldridge, WISE Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, Josh Kroenke (Vice-Chair of Kroenke Sports […]

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Esports Entertainment Group Signs First-of-its-Kind Agreement with LA Kings and

Esports Entertainment Group Signs First-of-its-Kind Agreement with LA Kings and LA Galaxy to be their Official Esports Tournament Provider Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., an online esports tournament and 18+ gaming company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, to become the official esports tournament […]

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ESI Digital Winter’s The Clutch Digital welcomes Deloitte and Nations

ESI Digital Winter’s The Clutch Digital welcomes Deloitte and Nations Ventures as key partners Esports Insider is pleased to announce Deloitte and Nations Ventures as partners of the fourth instalment of The Clutch Digital, the esports-focused pitch investment competition, this time during ESI Digital Winter (November 19-20th, #ESIDIGITAL). Taking place on day one of the […]

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DreamHack Sports Games’ new CEO, Deficio joins Misfits | ESI

DreamHack Sports Games’ new CEO, Deficio joins Misfits | ESI Digest #14 Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. This […]

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IBM Enters Esports Arena with Activision Blizzard in New Multi-Year

IBM Enters Esports Arena with Activision Blizzard in New Multi-Year Deal as the Presenting Partner of the Overwatch League Grand Finals Today, IBM and the Overwatch League™, the world’s first global esports league with 20 city-based teams, announced its first-of-a-kind multi-year deal to bring IBM’s cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to esports. A […]