TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 28/05/2018

Fortnite gears up for esports with a $100M prize pool, ESL One debuts multiple new sponsors in Birmingham, and League of Legends makes its way to ESPN—though it might not be the deal everyone was hoping for. Missed any of … Read More

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Razer Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Report: Growth in Revenue, Growth in Esports

Razer released its financial report for fiscal year 2017. Annual revenue grew 32.1% year-over-year to $517.9M. Revenue from peripherals grew 13.4% year-over-year to $338.7M. Earlier this year, gaming peripheral company Razer  released its financial report for fiscal year 2017 which … Read More

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Team Liquid Parent Company aXiomatic Raises $25M in Series B Funding

aXiomatic, which owns a controlling stake in Team Liquid, has raised $25M in series B investment. Bruce Karsh, executive board member of the Golden State Warriors and president of Oaktree Capital Management, led the round. Other backers include Ted Leonsis, … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite earned marginal growth, MSI brought League of Legends out of its slump, and Dota 2 and CS:GO underperformed without major tournaments. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch content from a … Read More

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Team Vitality Inks Marketing Partnership With Infront

Infront will market Team Vitality’s sponsorship offers as part of a partnership. The marketing company is active in esports through its co-created team FOKUS CLAN, and a partnership with Penta Sports. Team Vitality’s partnership portfolio already boasts brands including Adidas, … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, April 30 – May 06, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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April Esports Investment Recap: More Than $50M Invested, Discord Joins the Unicorn Club

March 2018 was record-breaking in terms of investments in esports-related companies. With Chinese giant Tencent Holdings being involved in a combined $1.1B in funding into streaming platforms Douyu TV and Huya, the esports industry’s most-invested company further tightened its grip … Read More

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Jazz and Spacestation Gaming Partner to Bring Esports to Utah

Today, The Utah Jazz and announced a deal with Spacestation Gaming. The Utah-based esports organization will become the NBA team’s official esports partner. The Utah Jazz has already taken steps into the esports industry as one of 17 NBA teams … Read More

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Jazz and Spacestation Gaming Partner to Bring Esports to Utah

Today, The Utah Jazz and announced a deal with Spacestation Gaming. The Utah-based esports organization will become the NBA team’s official esports partner. The Utah Jazz has already taken steps into the esports industry as one of 17 NBA teams … Read More

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