Business of Esports News - September 5, 2019

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Esports faces challenges to grow without industry-wide rules and regulations | Dot Esports

Esports faces challenges to grow without industry-wide rules and regulations | Dot Esports

The industry has a ways to go.

dotesports.com
Dendi starting his own esports org after leaving Natus Vincere - News - DOTA2 - WIN.gg

Dendi starting his own esports org after leaving Natus Vincere - News - DOTA2 - WIN.gg

Dendi is taking a page out of the Puppey playbook.

win.gg
Audi Announced as Sponsor of Astralis Group’s Future FC FIFA Team

Audi Announced as Sponsor of Astralis Group’s Future FC FIFA Team

Carmaker Audi is the first sponsor for Future FC, a FIFA team recently established by Astralis Group. Audi previously sponsored

esportsobserver.com
What World of Warcraft: Classic Means For Esports

What World of Warcraft: Classic Means For Esports

With the Classic version of World of Warcraft gaining prominence, is there any kind of competitive endgame in store?

thegamer.com
SK Telecom and Microsoft partner to drive Korea’s gaming industry

SK Telecom and Microsoft partner to drive Korea’s gaming industry

Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom has partnered with Microsoft to drive Korea’s gaming industry. Together, the companies with use 5G and the cloud to enhance the customer experience. With its super-fast and low latency 5G network, SK Telecom w...

technologyrecord.com
Q+A: How a McKinney Gaming Studio Takes a 'Playful' Approach to Funding » Dallas Innovates

Q+A: How a McKinney Gaming Studio Takes a 'Playful' Approach to Funding » Dallas Innovates

The team at Playful Studios has a close relationship with its investors, who all share the same mission, vision, and overall passion for family-friendly entertainment. With a new $23M raise, Playful is ready to move into the new spectator era of gaming.

dallasinnovates.com
Bauer Hockey Partners With NHL Gaming Influencer Nasher

Bauer Hockey Partners With NHL Gaming Influencer Nasher

Bauer Hockey, the world's No.1 hockey brand, announced a new partnership with hockey influencer and gaming content creator Andrew "Nasher" Telfer. The company will be his exclusive hockey equipment and apparel partner.

cheddar.com
Can Snap Generate $350 Million in Annual Gaming Revenue by 2022? | The Motley Fool

Can Snap Generate $350 Million in Annual Gaming Revenue by 2022? | The Motley Fool

The company's new gaming business could become its new growth engine.

fool.com
Valve is redesigning Steam libraries to look more modern

Valve is redesigning Steam libraries to look more modern

The update will be in public beta on September 17th

theverge.com
New Wave Esports CEO Daniel Mitre On Infrastructure, Lazarus, & More

New Wave Esports CEO Daniel Mitre On Infrastructure, Lazarus, & More

Having recently taken the helm of New Wave Esports, Daniel Mitre spoke with us about the foundation NWE has built, their efforts in esports ecosystems development, and the success of Lazarus Esports.

twingalaxies.com
Esports venues emerging as attractions for foreign tourists

Esports venues emerging as attractions for foreign tourists

Amid a worldwide craze for esports, Korea, which has long been regarded as the Mecca of esports, is a pilgrimage destination for fans of professional video gaming. As a result, it is not uncommon to find international travelers visiting the country to ...

koreatimes.co.kr
Why Anheuser-Busch is pouring beer and money into esports

Why Anheuser-Busch is pouring beer and money into esports

Joe Barnes, director of experiential marketing at Anheuser-Busch, is a big believer in being an early supporter of esports brand marketing.

venturebeat.com
How 100 Thieves became the Supreme of e-sports

How 100 Thieves became the Supreme of e-sports

It’s a new kind of entertainment company.

theverge.com