Esports Rising 2021 Recap: Naz Aletaha – The Esports Observer

Mobile esports already are very popular in the East and, while they haven’t become too prevalent yet in the West, Riot Games Head of Global Esports Partnerships & Business Development Naz Aletaha said her company’s “promise is to make it a global sport.” Riot Games initially released its third mobile title, “League of Legends: Wild […]

The best ways to sell your CS:GO skins for cash

CS:GO skins are a real, profitable, large market. Although reliable data regarding its cash flow is difficult to obtain, in 2021 it will probably be worth more than $10 billion. In 2015, it was worth $2.3 billion, in 2016 $5 billion… Its rapid growth suggests that in 2021, it might be worth even more than […]

Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze

Aside from Epic Games raising an eye-watering $1bn (~£727m), endemic esports companies such as GRID, Epulze, Semper Fortis, and OverActive Media also raised substantial funds in April.  Every month, Esports Insider compiles a list of the month’s key investment stories. To read more about a story below, click the link in the corresponding title. Spotlighted […]

Brazilian esports organisation LOUD signs rapper GUXTA – Esports Insider

Brazilian esports organisation LOUD has announced the signing of Brazilian rapper GUXTA, making him the team’s first music influencer. RELATED:  Latin artist Ozuna partners with XSET Despite officially signing for the esports organisation yesterday (April 27th), this is not the first time that GUXTA has collaborated with LOUD. In 2020 the rapper launched ‘Zero Farpas’ in […]

Red Bull Racing Esports Partners with HyperX – The Esports Observer

Red Bull Racing Esports Team announced that it has partnered with HyperX, which will become the team’s official peripherals partner. As part of the partnership, HyperX will supply the Red Bull Racing Esports Team with its gaming mice, keyboards and the HyperX Cloud Gaming Headsets.  HyperX has been a longstanding partner of Red Bull, supporting the […]

Semper Fortis Esports raises £2.55m from Aquis Stock Exchange listing – Esports Insider

Following the UK-based esports organisation’s listing on the Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), Semper Fortis Esports has announced that approximately £2.55m has been raised during the first day of dealings.  According to the release, the gross proceeds were conducted at an issue price of 1p per share, with Semper Fortis Esports’s market capitalisation valued roughly at […]

Former NRG Esports Exec Joins QYOU Media – The Esports Observer

Los Angeles-based influencer marketing agency QYOU Media announced Thursday that Kyle J. Scott has joined the company as its new vice president of global partnerships.  In his new role, Scott will spearhead efforts to develop global brand partnerships in “film, streaming platforms, retail, esports, and gaming.” He will report directly to  Glenn Ginsburg, SVP of […]

KRÜ Esports appoints Vanquish as exclusive commercial agent – Esports Insider

Argentine organisation KRÜ Esports has named international marketing agency Vanquish as its exclusive commercial agent. According to the release, both parties will collaborate to bolster the organisation’s commercial portfolio by securing ‘strategic alliances with brands that share its vision’. KRÜ Esports was established in October 2020 and is founded by Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero. RELATED: KRÜ Esports CEO […]

The Esports Journal returns, Edition 8 is on the way – Esports Insider

On 30th April, Esports Insider’s sister magazine, The Esports Journal, will release its eighth edition. RELATED: Ghost Gaming enters partnership with G FUEL The Esports Journal — ran in conjunction with LATAM Media Group (LMG), who produce the Spanish edition — is an industry-leading B2B esports magazine and will comprise interviews with some of the […]