The Business of Esports News - July 3, 2019

All the day's business news from the esports industry - powered by thebusinessofesports.com

Luminosity Gaming partners with BIG Digital to launch first of its kind esports and gam...

Luminosity Gaming partners with BIG Digital to launch first of its kind esports and gam...

TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Luminosity Gaming, one of the largest and most successful esports organizations in North America, has partnered with experiential technology company...

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Immortals Gaming Club CEO Ari Segal Discusses OpTic Acquisition, Return to LCS - The Es...

Immortals Gaming Club CEO Ari Segal Discusses OpTic Acquisition, Return to LCS - The Es...

Mentioned in this article Teams: 100 Thieves, FaZe Clan, Houston Outlaws, Los Angeles Valiant, MiBR, OpTic Gaming, Team Liquid Companies: Activision Blizzard, Gamers Club, Infinite Esports & Entertainment Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Counter-Strik...

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Counter Logic Gaming Continuing Growth Under MSG With New Streaming Studio

Counter Logic Gaming Continuing Growth Under MSG With New Streaming Studio

CLG's new streaming studio is not only usable by its teams, but also other streamers in the Los Angeles area - aiming to further broaden its esports reach.

frntofficesport.com
Logitech G teases Blue gaming headphones on the way

Logitech G teases Blue gaming headphones on the way

This team-up between Logitech G and the recently acquired Blue Microphones is important enough to tease a week in advance.

engadget.com
Crypto Seems Ready to Solve Gaming Industry’s Microtransaction Dilemma

Crypto Seems Ready to Solve Gaming Industry’s Microtransaction Dilemma

Crypto may help to solve microtransaction problems, as gamers are becoming disillusioned with industry leaders.

cointelegraph.com
Long Mobile Partners with Tencent for Auto Chess, Chinese Government Predicts Esports T...

Long Mobile Partners with Tencent for Auto Chess, Chinese Government Predicts Esports T...

Mentioned in this article Games: Auto Chess, CrossFire, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Warcraft III Companies: Blizzard Entertainment, Drodo Studio, NetEase, Riot Games, Tencent Games, TJ Sports [腾竞体育文化发展(上海)有限公司], Valve Corporation Last week, after m...

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Newzoo opens up on $1 billion esports valuation after criticism - News - GENERAL - WIN.gg

Newzoo opens up on $1 billion esports valuation after criticism - News - GENERAL - WIN.gg

The analytics firm pulled back the curtain on how it reached its $1 billion estimate for esports revenue in 2019.

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BIG extends partnership with OMEN by HP

BIG extends partnership with OMEN by HP

German organisation BIG has extended its strategic partnership with gaming hardware company OMEN by HP for another year. The deal has also been expanded to include a larger focus on BIG's academy efforts, helping it to

esportsinsider.com
Big Time Valuations For Esports Teams

Big Time Valuations For Esports Teams

Despite their vast differences in their functions and business models, we believe that esports organizations are on track to grow like technology companies.

forbes.com
Headlines from China: Which City Will Become China's Center of eSports? | China Film In...

Headlines from China: Which City Will Become China's Center of eSports? | China Film In...

esports fans represent a new generation of consumers with their own unique values and lifestyles. To be the center of China's esports is to establish itself as a youthful and dynamic city.

chinafilminsider.com
Fnatic re-releases Champion collaboration through Twitch activation

Fnatic re-releases Champion collaboration through Twitch activation

London-based organisation Fnatic and sportswear brand Champion recently gave fans an opportunity to purchase their previously sold-out collaborative hoodie in a first-of-its-kind activation on Twitch. A Twitch extension that tested hand-eye coordina...

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Australia's Biggest Esports Opportunity Hits The Open Market - Ministry of Sport

Australia's Biggest Esports Opportunity Hits The Open Market - Ministry of Sport

The biggest esports opportunity ever announced in Australia is now open to new investors, with the stakeholders of the top performing Dire Wolves and Sydney Drop Bears teams, and the owners of the Esports High-Performance Centre (housed in the Sydney C...

ministryofsport.com.au
Astralis and Logitech G Sign Two-Year Peripherals Partnership - The Esports Observer

Astralis and Logitech G Sign Two-Year Peripherals Partnership - The Esports Observer

Mentioned in this article Teams: Astralis, Origen League/Tournament Brands: BLAST Pro Series, League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Games: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends Brands: Logitech G, NOCCO, OMEN by HP Companies: rfrs...

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Why The International Shanghai’s Prize Pool Could Surpass the Fortnite World Cup - The ...

Why The International Shanghai’s Prize Pool Could Surpass the Fortnite World Cup - The ...

Mentioned in this article Games: Dota 2, Fortnite, League of Legends, Overwatch, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Companies: Epic Games, Valve Corporation Teams: Invictus Gaming Dota 2’s  The International Shanghai (TI9) has broken last year’s prize pool ...

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It's the real deal, millennial driven eSports is the next big thing.

It's the real deal, millennial driven eSports is the next big thing.

Think of eSports organizations the same way you would see any other mainstream sporting organization, for example, the New York …

investorintel.com
The nerds fight back: why new space is ‘eye-popping’

The nerds fight back: why new space is ‘eye-popping’

Portfolio manager explains how e-sports drive a large portion of the Purpose Global Innovators Fund amid demographic shift

wealthprofessional.ca
Greenwich private equity firm to sell video-game company

Greenwich private equity firm to sell video-game company

GREENWICH - Private equity firm L Catterton announced this week that it would sell its stake in Danish video-game firm SteelSeries, for an undisclosed amount, to Danish private equity firm Axcel. Officials of SteelSeries - which makes software and ha...

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Esports represents high-risk, high-reward investment for Atlantic City

Esports represents high-risk, high-reward investment for Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — For an esports tournament to be run successfully, large screens, gaming consoles, computers, and a strong internet connection are all required, which can add up to large

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