This week in esports: Haval, Live Media, Mastercard, RLCS

This week in esports: Haval, Live Media, Mastercard, RLCS

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Haval enter esports, Live Media expand into Asia, Mastercard sponsor NLC, and RLCS evolve into an events circuit. We also have...

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ENCE and Telia announce two-year partnership extension

ENCE and Telia announce two-year partnership extension

Finnish organisation ENCE has announced that it has extended its partnership with Swedish telecommunications company Telia. The collaboration initially began in 2017 and was set to expire this year before both parties agreed to keep it alive through 2022. Image credit: ENCE RELATED: ENCE extends partnership with Logitech G through 2022 The Finnish...

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Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for June 2020

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for June 2020

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don’t follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then, there’s a lot of content to consume. To make things easier, Esports Insider has hand-picked a selection of the...

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$10.6M raised in disclosed esports investments in June 2020

$10.6M raised in disclosed esports investments in June 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to consolidate, and acquisitions are becoming pretty common, too. To make things easier, Esports Insider has brought together the major...

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The top Southeast Asian esports business developments in June 2020

The top Southeast Asian esports business developments in June 2020

Mobile esports titles continue to top the headlines in Southeast Asia in the month of June while the launch of VALORANT has also thrown up new opportunities for the region. These are the big stories for the month of June, in collaboration with AFK Gaming . Indonesia’s Bigetron Esports announces partnership...

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The top Indian esports business developments in June 2020

The top Indian esports business developments in June 2020

Despite the currently ongoing global pandemic and its effect on India (it has the fourth-highest number of cases despite one of the lowest testing rates), esports in the region has been showing a number of positive signs. The country is currently gradually emerging from a two-month lockdown and most industries...

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GINX Esports TV taps Venatus for commercial growth

GINX Esports TV taps Venatus for commercial growth

Advertising technology platform Venatus has entered a commercial partnership with international esports television channel GINX Esports TV. The deal will see Venatus monetise GINX Esports TV’s online platform and offer sponsorship and content opportunities with in-house production unit GINX Esports Studios. Credit: Venatus RELATED: The Gaming Stadium partners with GINX Esports TV Canada...

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North unveils MM Vision as gaming PC partner

North unveils MM Vision as gaming PC partner

Danish organisation North has established a partnership with domestic computer manufacturer MM Vision. The partnership will see North’s Apex Legends, FIFA, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players and streamers equipped with gaming computers. Screenshot via: North RELATED: North stocks up with Nocco partnership Christopher Håkonsson, CEO of North Esports, discussed the partnership in a release: “We...

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DreamHack renews Pantamera deal for 2020

DreamHack renews Pantamera deal for 2020

Tournament organiser DreamHack has extended its partnership with Swedish recycling company Pantamera for 2020. As part of the renewal, the companies will work with Samuel “SampeV2” Stronegger and Yacine Laghmari to host a talk show from DreamHack’s Stockholm studio. Credit: Pantamera RELATED: Mastercard supports DreamHack’s NLC for 2020 Described as a merger...

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beastcoast selected for Techstars sports accelerator program

beastcoast selected for Techstars sports accelerator program

Seed-stage startup accelerator Techstars has announced that North American organisation beastcoast will participate in its 2020 sports technology program. beastcoast is the first esports organisation to join Techstars’ portfolio. Credit: beastcoast RELATED: Beastcoast cracks open Four Loko sponsorship beastcoast is to receive additional capital for growth alongside mentoring from sports executives, and it...

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