Business of Esports News - July 18, 2019

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Cloud9 and PUMA on Co-Creating an Esports Clothing Line - The Esports Observer

Cloud9 and PUMA on Co-Creating an Esports Clothing Line - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Teams: Cloud9 Games: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Super Smash Bros. Companies: Puma As of H1 2019, nearly every major esports team has now signed an apparel partner—if they don’t already have their own merchandi...

esportsobserver.com
Cavaliers unveil plans for 'first-of-its kind’ esports center in Cleveland’s Battery Park

Cavaliers unveil plans for 'first-of-its kind’ esports center in Cleveland’s Battery Park

The state-of-the-art gaming arena and esports center is scheduled to open in the fall.

cleveland.com
ESL expands deal with AT&T for North American events

ESL expands deal with AT&T for North American events

Tournament organiser ESL has expanded its deal with American multinational conglomerate AT&T to cover North American events. The renewed partnership will cover events such as IEM Chicago and ESL One New York, and it'll see the ESL

esportsinsider.com
Colleges expand esports programs to keep pace with growing industry

Colleges expand esports programs to keep pace with growing industry

Online gaming is poised to generate $1.1 billion in revenue globally this year, spurring colleges to add curricula teaching students how to work in the field.

educationdive.com
Take a Look Inside Drink Company's Trippy New Esports Pop-Up Bar

Take a Look Inside Drink Company's Trippy New Esports Pop-Up Bar

"Levels Unlocked PUB" features video game-themed cocktails and an open play room

washingtonian.com
Evolve ETFs CEO Lays Out The Bull Case For Investing In Esports, Cybersecurity

Evolve ETFs CEO Lays Out The Bull Case For Investing In Esports, Cybersecurity

Which emerging industries should you be invested in? Cryptocurrency and blockchain? Cannabis? Automation? All have their bulls and bears, but one Wall Street insider says there...

benzinga.com
Nadeshot reveals 100 Thieves plan to enter new esports | Dexerto.com

Nadeshot reveals 100 Thieves plan to enter new esports | Dexerto.com

100 Thieves are set to "expand" into new esports titles.

dexerto.com
WinZO sets up $1.5 mn fund to promote game developers - Times of India

WinZO sets up $1.5 mn fund to promote game developers - Times of India

India Business News: New Delhi, Jul 18 () WinZO, a vernacular e-sports gaming platform, Thursday said it is setting up a USD 1.5 million (over Rs 10 crore) fund to support

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Klutch Sports Will Run Sports Division Of United Talent Agency

Klutch Sports Will Run Sports Division Of United Talent Agency

Klutch Sports and United Talent Agency have joined forces to create a sports division. Since, Paul has added an impressive client list headlined by Anthony Davis, Ben Simmons and Draymond Green. And this past season, he turned the league on its ear by ...

hilltopmonitor.com
Google's Next Generation Of Gaming Seems To Miss The Mark

Google's Next Generation Of Gaming Seems To Miss The Mark

The video game market is huge yet assuming Stadia will upend the existing players seems like a huge reach. If avoiding expensive hardware is a key reason to sub

seekingalpha.com
Skillz launches $25,000 contest for mobile esports game devs

Skillz launches $25,000 contest for mobile esports game devs

Skillz, a maker of a mobile esports and tournament platform, has launched a $25,000 contest for developers who create mobile esports games.

venturebeat.com
SPH To Host Inaugural Esports Festival Asia At COMEX 2019 - To Invest S$1M In Venture

SPH To Host Inaugural Esports Festival Asia At COMEX 2019 - To Invest S$1M In Venture

Esports for everyone.

vulcanpost.com
UGC partners with U.S. Army Esports for Apex Legends event

UGC partners with U.S. Army Esports for Apex Legends event

Tournament organiser Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) has joined forces with U.S. Army Esports for the Apex Predator Series, an Apex Legends event. Played online through UGC's competitive platform, the series will take place over August 9-24th. ...

esportsinsider.com
NSE adds Intel as partner for British University Esports Championship - ESI

NSE adds Intel as partner for British University Esports Championship - ESI

National Student Esports (NSE) has entered a strategic partnership with Intel, making the American technology company the headline sponsor of the second season of its British University Esports Championship. NSE and Intel will work together througho...

esportsinsider.com
ESRevolution Launches ESR, the First 24/7 eSports Channel on XUMO

ESRevolution Launches ESR, the First 24/7 eSports Channel on XUMO

NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 17, 2019 -- Premium eSports Programming Now Available on Expanding, Free, Ad-Supported Streaming TV Service

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ENCE CEO on Effects of CS:GO Success, Sustaining Without External Funding - The Esports...

ENCE CEO on Effects of CS:GO Success, Sustaining Without External Funding - The Esports...

Mentioned in this article Companies: ASUS, Intel Corporation, Red Bull, Samsung, Supercell, Telia, Veikkaus Games: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty Teams: ENCE Brands: Logitech...

esportsobserver.com
Is PC Gaming Declining? Let's Ask the Gamers.

Is PC Gaming Declining? Let's Ask the Gamers.

Scott Keever: Any concern about stagnation is of little concern since indie titles are coming in regularly in addition to highly-anticipated triple AAA titles.

laprogressive.com
Give Mobile Gamers Rewarded Ads

Give Mobile Gamers Rewarded Ads

According to a March 2019 survey from mobile ad and app monetization company Tapjoy, 69% of US consumers said they would rather give up social media apps or TV than lose their favorite mobile games.

emarketer.com
Immersive gaming startup Surrogate secures $2 million seed round

Immersive gaming startup Surrogate secures $2 million seed round

Surrogate plans to use the funding to scale its “Surrogate Reality” game portfolio while developing its video streaming technology.

builtin.com
Tencent launches PC game-streaming mobile app - Green Man Gaming Newsroom

Tencent launches PC game-streaming mobile app - Green Man Gaming Newsroom

Tencent has released an app in China which streams PC games to mobile phones. The Chinese games giant’s latest service joins similar ones from Microsoft,

greenmangaming.com
Nintendo Has a Bold Plan for Competing With Streaming: Exactly What It's Always Done

Nintendo Has a Bold Plan for Competing With Streaming: Exactly What It's Always Done

While its competitors look to mainstream streaming games, Nintendo continues to perfect the portable gaming console.

fortune.com
Your Kids Fortnite And World Of Warcraft Playing Could Actually Lead To A Pretty Incred...

Your Kids Fortnite And World Of Warcraft Playing Could Actually Lead To A Pretty Incred...

It's HUGE elsewhere in the world and Australia finally coming on board.

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GameStop Tries To Stay Relevant By Focusing On Retro Gaming Redesign

GameStop Tries To Stay Relevant By Focusing On Retro Gaming Redesign

GameStop recently announced its plans to redesign many of its store locations and implement a retro gaming design, called local e-leagues.

thegamer.com