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  • Image credit: GameSquare Esports and gaming holding company GameSquare Holdings has sold 25.5% of FaZe Media, its newly-created subsidiary housing FaZe Clan’s media-related IP. The stake was sold for $9.5m (~£7.5m) to Richard ‘FaZe Banks’ Bengston, the company’s CEO and one of the original founders...

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  • The team at Web3 esports engagement platform Yesports write about the lessons esports communities can learn from an unlikely place: memecoins. Image credit: Yesports If you’re a bit late to the party, let us give you a rapid overview of memecoins. To spare the details, they’re highly speculative, (...

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  • Image credit: DRX Sang-in Choi, the CEO of South Korean esports organisation DRX, has announced on social media that he will depart the company. Choi did not give any explicit reasons for his departure, but explained some of his decisions and experiences as CEO of the company. He did not mention wh...

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  • Image credit: Shikenso Analytics / Complexity Gaming German esports data and analytics platform Shikenso Analytics has announced a partnership with North American esports organisation Complexity Gaming. Shikenso Analytics will provide Complexity with access to its set of AI-powered partnership anal...

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  • Image credit: SideQuest UK-based gaming and esports cafe chain SideQuest has announced a slate of events to celebrate its second anniversary. The agenda includes four events spread across a variety of games and audiences, taking place between May 3rd-6th, alongside other customer rewards. Keep Read...

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  • Image credit: 1win This weekend, esports bookmaker 1win’s $1m (~£785,000) Dota 2 tournament, the 1win Dota 2 Series, will kick off. The first matches start on March 16th and run through to March 19th, with several notable teams are scheduled to take part. Keep Reading Tournament spotlight: Where to...

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  • Astralis’ Counter-Strike team. Image credit: Astralis via X Danish esports company Astralis has shared its audited financial results for 2023, a year in which the company delisted from NASDAQ and sold its LEC franchise slot. Astralis recorded an overall positive EBITDA of DKK 146.7m (~£16.8m) and a...

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  • Image credit: Heroic Krystian Jaroszynski has joined Scandinavian esports organisation HEROIC as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The esports veteran previously worked at Tencent-owned game publisher Level Infinite as its Senior Esports Manager for the MENA Publishing division. Keep Reading ...

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  • Each month, Esports Insider recaps the biggest esports sponsorships, partnerships and brand activations from the month prior. Below is our list of the biggest sponsorship and partnership news stories from January 2024. January saw a relative slowdown but some strong and important deals come through...

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  • VCT Americas Kickoff 2024. Image credit: Colin Young-Wolff/Riot Games VALORANT’s inaugural VCT Kickoff events for the 2024 season concluded over the weekend, with VCT Americas’s Kickoff being the ninth-highest-viewed event in the game’s history. VCT 2024 Americas Kickoff saw more than 820,000 viewe...

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  • Image credit: McLaren Shadow via X Formula 1 team McLaren Racing has expanded its partnership with TUMI to include the McLaren Shadow esports team. As a result of the deal, which also involves McLaren’s Extreme E team, TUMI will create an expanded product range with the sim racing team. Keep Readin...

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  • Esports Around The World is a series of profiles outlining the esports ecosystem in various countries globally. The series ties into ESI’s international esports business events, which take place around the world. The Esports Around The World series profiles major & minor esports nations across the ...

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