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This week in esports: Offset, Echo Fox, GRID, Kevin Garnett


This week in esports saw rapper Offset and former basketballer Kevin Garnett invest in the industry, GRID secure the data rights for a major upcoming event, and Echo Fox officially lose its spot in Riot Games’ LCS. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs you of every significant happening in the business and industry […]

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Inside ESIC’s track at ESI London


In just a month’s time, ESI London will take to Twickenham Stadium from September 16-17th where industry leaders will bring the most important discussions and areas for innovation in esports to a head. Esports Insider has established the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) as the Official Knowledge Partner of the industry showcase and, as a result, […]

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Finalists announced for ESI London’s inaugural The Clutch


The Clutch – Presented by Esports Global Fund will come to life for the very first time at this year’s ESI London on 16-17th September. The Clutch will provide a platform for nine esports companies to put themselves in front of an esteemed panel of investors and judges, as well as a live audience of ESI […]

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DreamHack Anaheim, its first West Coast event, announced for 2020


Event organiser DreamHack has announced plans to take its gaming festival to the West Coast of the United States for the very first time. Taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, DreamHack Anaheim is scheduled for February 21st–23rd. Marcus Lindmark, Co-CEO of DreamHack commented on the new venture in a release: “I cannot express our excitement […]

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Secretlab named gaming chair partner of The International 2019


Gaming chair brand Secretlab has been announced as the official gaming seat for Dota 2’s The International 2019. The chair will be used at the event, which started on August 14th, by players from each of the 18 teams in attendance. Secretlab’s official Dota 2 chairs will feature the Radiant and Dire factions from the game’s […]

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FaZe Clan receives investment from Offset


North American organisation FaZe Clan has added Kiari Kendrell Cephus, better known as rapper Offset, to its ownership group. The amount that Offset invested in the organisation was not disclosed in the release. Offset commented on the venture in a release: “I love gaming and esports is the future. These two facts make it only right […]

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Riot Games taps SNAPS for LCS Summer Finals merchandise


Riot Games has announced that snapback accessories company SNAPS will be producing three exclusive products for the LCS Summer Finals. The three designs will incorporate the LCS logo, as well as the LCS Summer Finals location of Detroit. There will be only 200 of each style available for purchase at Little Caesars Arena on August 24-25th. […]

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Dr. Nicolas Gaede & Ulrik Ruhnau launch consultancy firm CSIGHT


Dr. Nicolas Gaede, former Senior Vice President of Esports at Lagardère Sports & Entertainment, has formed his own sports business consultancy firm, CSIGHT. Though the company will primarily operate within the world of sports business, it will also be active in the esports industry. CSIGHT believes it can provide value for rights holders – whether that […]

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Government-backed Weavr unveils first working prototype


The Weavr consortium has publicly unveiled and demonstrated its first prototype mobile application. The project was awarded a two-year demonstrator grant by the UK Research and Innovation public body in January, receiving £4 million. Since the consortium was founded earlier this year, it has built a functional prototype of a third-party analytics and viewing platform […]

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Riot Games announces Pringles as LEC Summer Finals sponsor


Riot Games has named Pringles as a sponsor of the LEC Summer Finals, which kicks off on September 7th. As part of the partnership, Pringles cans across Europe will carry a code that allows buyers to enter a raffle to win an exclusive Legacy skin. Two Legacy skins will be given away every day until the […]

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ESI LONDON

ESI London is a multiple day event taking place at Twickenham Stadium. London. Welcoming 500+ delegates and over 100 speakers, ESI London will bring best in class conference content as well as innovative new features including: 'The Clutch' & the 'ESI Brand Showcase'.

#ESILondon: the ultimate industry showcase.

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THE CLUTCH @ ESI LONDON

The Clutch will provide ten companies an opportunity to pitch to an esteemed panel of investors with considerable experience in investment & esports.

The application process is now closed for 2019.

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