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Skillz goes public

Mobile esports platform is trading up 7% during its first day on the New York Stock Exchange

By Brendan Sinclair

Esports to debut as medal event at Asian Games 2022

Esports will join the "intellectual titles" category of the 19th Asian Games, which already features events such as chess

By Marie Dealessandri

Fnatic raises over 2m in crowdfunding

Esports brand sees over 4,000 participants in Crowdcube campaign

By Rebekah Valentine

Latest Esports articles

Epic won't hold in-person Fortnite events in 2021

The company said that too much is "still unknown about what is practical and safe" due to the COVID-19 crisis

By Marie Dealessandri

Microsoft acquires Smash.gg

Esports platform to remain running, with added support from Microsoft

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports company Blast receives 1.7m in funding from Edge Investments

Funding to be used to further international expansion, improve production capabilities

COVID-19 expected to boost investment in esports

But esports activity won't go back to pre-pandemic levels for another year, some execs believe

By Marie Dealessandri

Female-led Queens Gaming Collective raises $1.5m

Gaming lifestyle company launches after seed round led by Bitkraft Ventures

By James Batchelor

All eyes on esports: staying ahead of the legal hurdles

As investment pours into the sector, legal firm Reed Smith offers advice to new companies seeking to avoid legal pitfalls

By Nick Breen & Hunter Thomson

Original founder re-acquires OpTic Gaming

Hector Rodriguez takes esports organization back after Immortals Gaming Club acquisition last year

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports brand Fnatic raises $10m

Also offering fans the chance to invest via $1.3m Crowdcube campaign

By James Batchelor

Esports platform Edge raises $1.5m

Investment will be used for recruitment and improving its tech, which simplifies esports contracts, payments and more

By James Batchelor

Gfinity cuts costs, seeks stability following another year of losses

Operating loss for the year was 5.5 million as company ponders acquisitions, partnerships, or sale

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports Entertainment Group to acquire Helix Esports and ggCircuit

The deal will be worth $43 million, Esports Entertainment Group teases more "near-term" acquisitions

By Matthew Handrahan

CS:GO pro players banned for betting on themselves

The accused had accomplices that were placing identical bets

By Marie Dealessandri

VENN closes $26m Series A funding

The esports and gaming broadcast network secured Nexstar Media Group as an exclusive local television partner

By Marie Dealessandri

Tencent leads $100m Series B round in VSPN

Chinese esports firm eyes international expansion after growing to 1,000 employees in the space of four years

By Matthew Handrahan

Cloud9 signs its first-ever all-woman esports roster

Valorant team formerly known as MAJKL becomes Cloud9 White, begins competing this week

By Rebekah Valentine

EVOS Esports closes $12m Series B round

Southeast Asia-focused esports firm has raised more than $16m in its lifetime

By Matthew Handrahan

Nag Studios raises $1m in pre-seed funding

Stockholm-based company to grow its team as it works to build a "digital super bowl"

By Rebekah Valentine

Gfinity begins formal sales process

A "formal sales process" is underway following a difficult year for the UK esports firm

By Matthew Handrahan

TGS Esports acquires Volcanic Media

Acquisition will allow all high schools in Canada to use Volcanic free of charge

Honour of Kings professional league welcomes first all-female team

Fire Leopard will compete in the King G-League starting next year

By Rebekah Valentine

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