Heen wins Coach of the Year at The Esports Awards 2020

It has been a little over a year since Lee Seung “Heen” Gon joined Team Secret in the coaching role and considering their dominance for much of this year, he has been crowned the Esports Coach of the Year in the Esports Awards 2020. In early November of 2019, Lee Seung “Heen” Gon would join […]

Resolve Esports to develop esports performance wear with SKINS – Esports Insider

UK esports organisation Resolve Esports has partnered with sportswear company SKINS to develop esports performance wear. The collaboration will see the newly-promoted UKLC squad support research and development into SKINS’ future esports-related products. RELATED: Resolve Esports secures investment from Esports Global Resolve Esports will see its first team, female team, and academy lineup kitted out in SKINS high-performance wear as […]

Nerd Street Gamers to open esports campus in Philadelphia – Esports Insider

Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers has announced that it plans to open what it claims is the “world’s first esports industry campus.” Known as “The Block,” the 40,000 square-foot facility will become the new headquarters of the esports infrastructure company. RELATED: Nerd Street Gamers connects with Comcast Business Alongside acting as the headquarters for Nerd Street Gamers, The […]

Tencent Esports and Global Esports Federation to Jointly Launch ‘Worldconnected Initiative’

Tencent Esports and the Global Esports Federation (GEF) have partnered on a new project called the #worldonnected initiative that was unveiled at the annual Tencent Esports Global Summit held this week at the Hainan Bo Asia International Conference Center. “Today, I’m proud to announce the launch of the #worldconnected initiative, in partnership with Tencent Esports,” […]

$42.5M raised in disclosed esports investments in April 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 investments, mergers, and acquisitions of […]

Skillshot Media developing esports courses for Georgia State University

Skillshot Media has announced a partnership with Georgia State University and the Georgia Film Academy to co-develop online and in-person college courses based around esports. The Georgia-based esports production company, which was spun off from Smite and Paladins developer Hi-Rez Studios, will launch the first courses this autumn. RELATED: NACE enters strategic partnership with Skillshot […]