California-based interactive live streaming platform Maestro Interactive announced that it has secured a $15M USD Series B financing round from investors including NetEase, Sony Music Entertainment, Acronym Venture Capital, Stadia Ventures, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, and former Activision Blizzard executives Michael and Amy Morhaime via Moonwell Capital. Its latest financing round increased Maestro’s total funds […]

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The Indian Gaming League parent company, House of Gaming Pvt. Ltd., announced that it has raised a $500K USD strategic investment from digital entertainment company Hungama and movie and digital content production company Hindustan Talkies.  The Mumbai-based startup intends to use the investment proceeds to acquire new users and develop additional features to increase […]

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During the month of February 2021, The Esports Observer tracked 15 investments raised by esports-relevant companies. Disclosed investments amounted to $1.47B USD, bringing the total sum of disclosed investments in 2021 to $1.67B. Financial terms were not disclosed for all deals highlighted in this article. EA Completes its Acquisition of Codemasters Nasdaq-listed game developer and […]

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BITKRAFT Ventures, the Germany-based venture capital firm focused on gaming, esports, and interactive media, announced the formation of a new strategic advisory board. With a diverse group of vetaran gaming industry executives, The BITKRAFT Advisory Board will look to “drive strategic value across the firm’s portfolio companies.” Additionally, the board will support the VC […]

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FC Schalke 04, the German football club that owns the Schalke 04 LEC team is reportedly looking to sell their LEC spot amid financial issues at the football club. Schalke 04 has been in the LEC for what feels like forever, and they’ve become a popular side in the process. After their near-miracle run in […]

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FC Schalke 04, the German football club that owns the Schalke 04 LEC team is reportedly looking to sell their LEC spot amid financial issues at the football club. Schalke 04 has been in the LEC for what feels like forever, and they’ve become a popular side in the process. After their near-miracle run in […]

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The eSports world has grown considerably in the past few years, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Having started to creep into the mainstream, it’s now a major source of entertainment for people. With further investment coming into eSports, there’s surely more to come as well, which must excite fans. Yet, when it […]

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Former undisputed world boxing cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk and Ukraine-based esports tournament operator WePlay Esports will collectively invest $25M USD in a new fighting league that was unveiled in December, The Esports Observer has learned.  At the end of last year, WePlay announced that it had partnered with Usyk to create a fighting game league […]

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Gaming-focused social networking platform eFuse has secured a $6M USD investment from a collection of professional sports stars, influencers, and investors, led by Ohio Innovation Fund. While a representative for eFuse declined to comment on specific individual investments, they did tell The Esports Observer that commitments from some pro sports players involved in the round […]

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