Business of Esports News - September 2, 2019

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Warcraft Clone Glorious Saga Taken Down After Blizzard Lawsuit | Digital Trends

Warcraft Clone Glorious Saga Taken Down After Blizzard Lawsuit | Digital Trends

Blizzard filed a lawsuit against Sina Games due to Glorious Saga, which blatantly ripped off Warcraft with the usage of characters and other assets from the franchise. Glorious Saga has since been taken down, and while it is still available on the Goog...

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Needham & Company Seeks To Harness Economic Potential Of Esports

Needham & Company Seeks To Harness Economic Potential Of Esports

One of America’s most influential investment banks is zoning in on esports. Needham and Company claims competitive gaming is no longer in "stealth mode."

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Esports In Schools Is Improving Student Attendance And Raising GPA, Report Finds

Esports In Schools Is Improving Student Attendance And Raising GPA, Report Finds

Esport by Gumsport.

unilad.co.uk
ESL plots China expansion after Huya makes US$30m investment

ESL plots China expansion after Huya makes US$30m investment

MTG to host local esports events in joint venture with Chinese streaming platform.

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An Esports Journey: Q&A with Hershey's Head of Media

An Esports Journey: Q&A with Hershey's Head of Media

In an effort to connect with younger audiences, Hershey turned to Twitch and its 15 million daily active users, 55 percent of whom are ages 18-34.

eventmarketer.com
ISFE launches new esports branch

ISFE launches new esports branch

Organisation members are "committed to growing the sector in a responsible way"

gamesindustry.biz
Growing Pains: Issues Affecting eSports Stakeholders - Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainme...

Growing Pains: Issues Affecting eSports Stakeholders - Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainme...

Once nascent, the eSports industry is in the midst of explosive growth and experiencing the growing pains of unchecked progress. Canada Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment McCarthy T�trault LLP 2 Sep 2019

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Female Esports Clubs in China: MOBA Meets K-Pop Meets Cosplay as Players Battle for Parity

Female Esports Clubs in China: MOBA Meets K-Pop Meets Cosplay as Players Battle for Parity

Facing gender discrimination, female esports professionals turn to other forms of e-celebrity to boost their careers - including idol acts and reality TV

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Puma has announced a partnership with Order | PowerUp!

Puma has announced a partnership with Order | PowerUp!

Puma and esports organisation Order have announced a partnership that will see Puma as Order's official apparel partner for the next two years. An

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S'pore Esports Organisation Team Flash Raises US$1.5M Seed Funding For Int'l Expansion

S'pore Esports Organisation Team Flash Raises US$1.5M Seed Funding For Int'l Expansion

Today, Singapore-headquartered esports organisation Team Flash announced that it has just secured US$1.5 million (S$2.08 million) in seed funding.

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Why Big Brands Are Signing Up Esports Stars as their Brand Embassadors ? - Daily Bayonet

Why Big Brands Are Signing Up Esports Stars as their Brand Embassadors ? - Daily Bayonet

professional gamers are stars in their own right. Packing out stadiums from Seoul to Seattle, the art of ‘pwning’ foes on League of Legends is estimated to hit a cool $1.3 billion by 2020. A tidy sum, and one that’s lifted Esports into new territory an...

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eSports: a market segment with great potential in Latin America

eSports: a market segment with great potential in Latin America

Rodrigo Figueroa Reyes, founder of FiReSPORTS; Mark Balch, Head of eSports at Sportradar; and Roberto Borrego, CEO of eSports Planet; spoke with Yogonet about this vertical’s potential and its similarities and differences with traditional gambling.

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New eSports ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio: NERD Analysis And Interview

New eSports ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio: NERD Analysis And Interview

New ETF offers pure exposure to growing eSports market. NERD ETF offers investors coverage of video game companies, streamers, and eSports teams. ETF is well di

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Old school NASCAR owners find excitement in their esports teams

Old school NASCAR owners find excitement in their esports teams

Level field and marketable drivers speak a language team owners understand

polygon.com
Blizzard Talent Manager and eUnited Coach Form New Esports Talent Agency

Blizzard Talent Manager and eUnited Coach Form New Esports Talent Agency

A former Blizzard talent manager and the coach of the reigning Call of Duty champions are forming a new talent agency for esports players and broadcast talent. Andrew Drake and Brice Faccento have announced the formation of their new agency, Bad Moon T...

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Brunei sets up esports association to grow professional gaming | Biz Brunei

Brunei sets up esports association to grow professional gaming | Biz Brunei

The Esports Association of Brunei looks to drive Bruneian representation at lucrative international contests.

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TG Enters Into Term Sheet With HUYA Inc. Regarding the Forming of a Joint Venture for C...

TG Enters Into Term Sheet With HUYA Inc. Regarding the Forming of a Joint Venture for C...

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) today announces the entering into a binding term sheet and the forming of a strategic joint venture as part of a transaction that allows HUYA Inc. to acquire a minority stake in MT...

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