This Week in Esports w/ Mark Cai July 26-Aug. 1

This Week in Esports

This Week in Esports/Gaming
7.26-8.1, 2021

Top Three
– HyperX x Belong Gaming Arenas, JuJu Smith-Schuster
– Tribe Gaming received investment from Spurs Sports and Entertainment
– BITKRAFT Ventures announced new diversity scheme

– Team Vitality x Kia France
– Beyond The Summit x Live Media Esports Entertainment
– FaZe Clan x Totino’s
– NRG Esports x Therabody
– Envy Gaming x World Chase Tag team GNF
– MAD Lions x Warner Music Spain
– Minnesota Røkkr x Nature’s Way
– Evil Geniuses x Wolverhampton Wanderers
– Copa Nobru x Burger King
– TSM x Lenovo renewal
– SteelSeries x Austin Ekeler, Gridiron Gaming Group
– ESL Gaming x The Gaming Channel
– Able Esports x Bud Light
– RESPAWN x Super Girl Gamer Pro

Finance + M&A
– Animoca Brands acquired Blowfish Studios
– Eloelo: $2.1M pre-series A
– 1047 Games: $10M raise

– Alban Dechelotte (GM) → G2 Esports
– Thomas Tischio (Competitive Content Director) → Panda
– Christine Weber (CTO), William Morris (Sr. Artist Relations), Constance Knight (VP, Creators) → Twitch
– Kenji Matsubara (CEO) → SNK

New Stuff
– Louis Vuitton to launch NFT mobile game

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Mark Cai

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