September 9, 2020

Guild Esports by David Beckham to raise £20 million in IPO

News is out that David Beckham’s esports team, Guild Esports, plans to raise around £20 million in London via an IPO (Initial Public Offering). This company plans to invest and take advantage of what positives COVID-19 made in the esports industry. The general public can purchase stocks of Guild Esports from the company for a […]

August 17, 2020

Esports Entertainment Group expands its partnership with Dignitas

Esports Entertainment Group just announced the extension of its partnership with Dignitas. In addition, the company secured more than the previous agreement did. Esports Entertainment Group bought the naming rights of Dignitas for its online betting platform VIE.gg. EEG offers modern solutions to gambling on esports competitions as well as organizing online tournaments. Dignitas will […]

August 12, 2020

Riot Games and Epic Games team up with PlayVS for Summer Showdown 2020

PlayVS recently revealed the Summer Showdown’s sponsors and prizes. Organized by the scholastic esports platform, this tournament attracted many big names in the esports industry. Among the official sponsors are Riot Games, Epic Games, Alienware, Respawn, Logitech, and more. Summer Showdown is one of the biggest esports tournaments for high schools and collegiate esports, so […]

June 27, 2020

David Beckham launches new company, Guild Esports

Guild Esports, a London-based esports business co-owned by football legend David Beckham, just announced a global launch. Guild Esports’ first team will begin the competition in the Fall, starting with Fortnite, FIFA, and Rocket League. Scouts will look for athletes who can commit to the team who will be coached to develop their skills. Guild […]

May 22, 2020

Gfinity signs multi-year agreement with F1 Esports and Virtual Grand Prix

Gfinity recently announced the extension of its relationship with Formula 1 until 2022. In doing so, Gfinity agreed to provide the main elements of the F1 Esports Series for 2020 and 2021. They will also deliver the F1 Virtual Grand Prix series later this year. Gfinity is a company that offers its experience, and services […]

March 7, 2020

Why India Provides a Massive Opportunity for Esports

Esports are truly going global. While games like League of Legends are already popular worldwide, many regions struggled to build out esports infrastructure. With advancements in mobile phone technology, those barriers to entry virtually disappeared. China is already the driver of many of the biggest esports companies in the world, but now the only country […]

February 4, 2020

Investing in Esports with Black Dog VC CEO Scott Kelly

Everyone wants a piece of esports – at least that’s how it seems. In the last few years more money has entered esports than ever before. Investors are putting down tens of millions for spots in the Overwatch and Call of Duty Leagues, esports organizations are booking massive raises and new companies are popping up […]

December 18, 2019

Stoned Gamer brings Incendiary Industries Together in 2020

Dozens of investors, bankers, and insiders joined together in New York City on December 17th to attend The Gaming Society Esports conference. The conference’s first speaker began with a presentation by Marty Schneider, the CEO of Stoned Gamer. Yes, that company is exactly what it sounds like.  With nearly $30 billion spent yearly on gaming […]

December 18, 2019

Raising Capital in Esports at the Gaming Society Esports Conference

The Gaming Society Esports Conference took place on December 17 in New York City for an invite-only event. The conference allowed attendees to listen to industry veterans to speak about raising capital for new esports businesses. “If you decide to go public, you have to work backwards,” said Paul Dawalibi, the CEO of Obsidian Ventures. […]

December 12, 2019

Brooklyn Nets Owner Joseph Tsai Invests $10 Million in G2 Esports

Fresh off a magnificent run through League of Legends Worlds that fell just short, G2 Esports has announced the company’s second raise of the year. Joseph Tsai, the owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Alibaba, has invested $10 million into G2. The esports organization based in Germany has been open about new […]