UK-based esports betting startup Midnite secures $2.5m in funding, has a UK betting license

A new esports betting company known as Midnite has raised more than $2.5m in funding. The firm – […]

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January 12, 2020

New €100m Hiro Capital investment fund aims to help esports and games businesses grow

Hiro Capital has launched a €100 million fund, to back the future UK and EU leaders in the […]

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October 14, 2019

Esports News Roundup Video: Forge of Champions, Nike LPL kits, Asmongold on top

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco runs through some of the top esports stories, both in the UK […]

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September 10, 2019

London-based Veloce Esports gains investment

Article contains affiliate link London-based start up and racing-focused organisation Veloce Esports has acquired major investment. Eric Tveter, former Central […]

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September 10, 2019

ESI London heads to Twickenham Stadium for latest esports industry conference and expo

Esports Insider is bringing its popular industry event back to London this September in a brand new venue. […]

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July 20, 2019

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

Rewired GG: Tech investor Tej Kohli launches €50m esports investment arm, expects more UK investors to get involved

London-based billionaire Tej Kohli (pictured) has set up a €50m investment arm to help European esports businesses grow, including […]

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November 10, 2018

Diabolus Esports secure new investment: 'The UK is ready to move up to the level of other regions'

Manchester-based esports organisation Diabolus Esports have secured new investment. They have partnered with entrepreneur Les Kerr (pictured centre), […]

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October 13, 2018

Multiplay founder invests in Swedish game dev, hopes to turn Sky Fighter Legends into an esport

Multiplay/Insomnia founder Craig “wizzo” Fletcher has invested £250,000 (3m Swedish Krona) in shares of Toadman Interactive. In doing […]

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August 21, 2018

Domino's delivers: Gfinity's biggest ever commercial deal can pave the way for more brands & strengthen UK esports

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco shares his views on today’s announcement that Gfinity has entered into a huge […]

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July 25, 2018

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke and son Josh buy Overwatch League esports slot in LA, as Cloud9 take London

Arsenal Football Club’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has made an investment in esports. He’s become the second to […]

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August 10, 2017

Gfinity signs global TV deal and invests $2.7m in US esports firm

UK-based esports tournament organiser Gfinity has announced two big deals over the past week.   Elite Series to […]

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July 24, 2017

Fnatic excited by new esports opportunities after securing $7m in funding

Well-established UK-based esports brand Fnatic have secured $7 million in funding. Fnatic founder Sam Mathews said: “We’re incredibly excited […]

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April 10, 2017

uFrag seek investors or a potential merger after CSGO roster splits

UK CSGO organisation uFrag Gaming is looking to merge with another org or acquire investor backing. In a post […]

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January 23, 2017

How Team Dignitas succeeded where others fell back (but were almost sold) – Richard Lewis

eSports journalist Richard Lewis says that successful British organisation Team Dignitas were almost sold following the financial crisis around 2008. […]

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August 13, 2016

ESL UK interview: 'We want to keep investing in UK eSports – we're not doing this to make money'

eSports News UK got the chance to sit down with ESL UK co-managing directors James Dean and Spike […]

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June 15, 2016

Riot Games and partners to increase investment in UK League of Legends scene; Multiplay hints at "big deals"

Riot Games and other companies are set to pump more money into the local League of Legends scene […]

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March 29, 2016

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