UK-based esports orgs and businesses raised a record £42m in funding in 2020 according to new report

Article contains affiliate link UK-based esports organisations, startups and scaleup companies raised £42m in 2020, making it a […]

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July 29, 2021
Excel to open new London HQ close to local rivals Fnatic after securing £17m in funding

UK-based esports organisation Excel Esports will become the new neighbours of local rivals Fnatic after announcing a new […]

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July 2, 2021
Ireland’s Vela Games raises £12.5m in funding from Ubisoft, London Venture Partners and Novator

Vela Games, a Dublin-based studio with industry veterans from Blizzard, Epic, Riot Games, EA and Moon Studios, has […]

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June 30, 2021
Isle of Man’s first professional esports organisation receives government sponsorship

The Isle of Man Government has announced its sponsorship of the Island’s first professional esports organisation, X7 Esports, […]

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June 14, 2021
Grassroots Esports Fund announced by Challengermode and Opera GX: $30,000 in prize pool funding available to grassroots tournament organisers in the UK, US and Germany

Esports tournament platform Challengermode has teamed up with web browser Opera GX to create what it claims is […]

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June 3, 2021
Fnatic secures $17m in funding to support its expansion into Japan and Asia-Pacific

Esports brand Fnatic, whose head office is in the UK, has announced a $17m funding round led by […]

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May 26, 2021
Scottish Esports Hub secures funding

Scottish Esports Hub (SEH) has been awarded £5,000 of funding through Firstport’s Start It Award, in conjunction with […]

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April 23, 2021
London Royal Ravens and Rogue parent company ReKTGlobal secures $35m in funding

Call of Duty League franchise team London Royal Ravens have received a financial boost. Their parent company ReKTGlobal […]

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October 9, 2020
UK-based sim racing org Veloce Esports merge with motorsports arm Veloce Racing and secure £4m in funding

London-based esports organisation Veloce have secured a multi-million pound cash injection from private investors. The org have merged […]

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August 8, 2020
Esports apparel brand Raven raises $1.4m in seed funding round

Raven, the esports apparel brand that makes jerseys for orgs like Excel Esports, has announced it’s closed a […]

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April 27, 2020
Fnatic secures $19m funding, announces management changes

Fnatic has secured $19m in Series A funding and made some senior management changes. The investment round was […]

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May 1, 2019
Female Legends gains £400k investment, wants to investigate 'why so many' girls stop playing esports in their early teens

Sweden-based female esports community Female Legends has secured 5.3m Swedish Crowns in investment (around £430,000), and detailed its ‘future of […]

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