Esports Insider Newsletter 
View this email in your browser

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider — in collaboration with YouGov, a data and analytics company that provides global consumer opinion and behavioural data — collates the period’s significant sponsorship and partnership news in esports.

To read the magazine click here...

Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider collates the key esports business stories from Latin America — particularly Brazil — into a single article. Here are the region’s biggest stories from April. Top LATAM esports business developments, April 2021 Latin artist Ozuna partners with XSET Lifestyle gaming organisation XSET has announced a partnership with multi-award-winning Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Ozuna. The partnership […]

Read full article on ESI »

Beastcoast closes $2.5m pre-seed funding round

Yesterday, North American esports organisation Beastcoast closed its pre-seed funding round at $2.5m (~£1.8m).  The capital raise saw participation from Andover Ventures, Elevate Ventures, and Techstars, alongside angel investors Steven Temares (formerly of Bed Bath & Beyond) and Scott Dorsey, a Managing Partner at High Alpha Ventures.  RELATED: Beastcoast acquires Tempo Storm Rainbow Six Pro […]

Read full article on ESI »

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in April 2021

April saw a host of investments in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region, with organisations and partners implementing more structure to the ecosystem with a continued influx of capital. Each month, ESI compiles the top Indian and SEA esports business developments into a single article. Here are the region’s biggest stories for the […]

Read full article on ESI »

CORSAIR and BIG announce two year partnership extension

German esports organisation Berlin International Gaming (BIG) has extended its partnership with hardware manufacturer CORSAIR. According to the release, the deal will see CORSAIR continue its collaboration with BIG for at least two more years. Exact details regarding any activations planned have yet to be revealed. RELATED: BIG unveils partnership with die Bayerische As well […]

Read full article on ESI »

GameSquare Esports reports £616k in revenues for 1Q 2021

GameSquare Esports, the parent company of esports agency Code Red Esports, has reported just over C$1m (~£616,001) in revenues for 1Q 2021. According to the release, Code Red experienced a revenue increase of 97 per cent year-over-year compared to 1Q 2020. The company credits its growth in revenue to the fact that its influencer segment […]

Read full article on ESI »

Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team extends EPOS partnership

The Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team has extended its partnership with audio device company EPOS. As a result of the deal, Aston Martin’s esports division will be incorporated into the partnership. The F1 side’s sim racing team will be equipped with EPOS’ recently-released H3 headset. RELATED: EPOS secures two-year ESL Gaming Austraila partnership Aston Martin’s […]

Read full article on ESI »

DHL renews and expands ESL partnership

Esports organiser and production company ESL Gaming has renewed its partnership with logistics firm DHL. As a result of the renewal, the partnership has been expanded to include the ESL CS:GO Pro Tour, all of the tournament organiser’s global Dota 2 tournaments, and ESL Mobile.  RELATED: ESL and Intel renewal long-term partnership DHL has been […]

Read full article on ESI »

Esports movers and shakers in April 2021

Each month, Esports Insider curates a list of the industry’s key personnel changes. Here we have compiled April’s most notable movers and shakers. To read more about a story, click the corresponding link in the title. Spotlighted story: Valkyrae and CouRage made co-owners of 100 Thieves 100 Thieves CEO Matt ‘Nadeshot’ Haag has announced Rachel ‘Valkyrae’ Hofstetter and Jack […]

Read full article on ESI »

PUBG MOBILE National Championship set to debut in UK

PUBG MOBILE has announced that the PUBG MOBILE National Championship (PMNC) will make its debut in the United Kingdom later this year.  RELATED: OPPO Reno5 named PUBG MOBILE Esports smartphone partner in MEA The tournament series is slated to occur between July 22nd and August 8th with a £22,000 prize pool up for grabs. UK-based […]

Read full article on ESI »

EMERGE Esports teams up with TikTok

Singapore-based esports talent management agency EMERGE Esports has announced a partnership with short-form video social media platform TikTok. As a result of the year-long agreement, TikTok will conduct workshops to onboard and familiarise EMERGE talent with the social media platform, this includes special coaching sessions on how to use the app optimally and producing effective […]

Read full article on ESI »

The Esports Journal

The definitive esports industry magazine, in both print and digital. A home for long-form esports business content.

Find out more here...

Introducing the Esports Insider Podcast

Henceforth Esports Insider Podcast's Anchor and Spotify channels will feature all its podcast content in one place; the ESI Digest (a weekly rundown of the biggest esports business news), ESI Focus (in-depth discussions on crossover industries), and ESI Insights (chats with notable individuals and key stakeholders).

Follow the Esports Insider Podcast to keep up to date with the ever-evolving esports business landscape!

ESI Digital Events 2021

Our ESI Digital series for 2021 will offer education, networking and debate on everything related to the business of esports. 

Following the conclusion of ESI Digital Spring, we still have two more events in our digital calendar. These are ESI Digital Summer [8-9th September], and ESI Digital Winter [1st-2nd December]

To find out more, head to the page by clicking here or you can reach out directly via


Our agency arm. This service is split across Brokerage, Consultancy, & Campaign Activation. We've a strategic partnership in place with CSM Sport & Entertainment

Find out more here...

Copyright © 2021 Esports Insider, All rights reserved.

Contact Info:
Esports Insider Ltd. ·

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences