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Turkey’s leading media group Turkuvaz Media is set to host an esports summit next week that will discuss the emerging sport’s march toward mainstream recognition and the billion-dollar market it has created. Organized by Daily Sabah’s parent company Turkuvaz and the Para (Money) magazine published by it, the summit will take place online on Tuesday.
Video games are quietly winning the entertainment war. And these aren’t just fun ways to kill time anymore. The reality is it’s a booming industry, and a top esports stock could make a 100% return for those who buy soon. You see, since the first commercially successful video game came out in 1972, people were
Today another SPAC merger closed and a new company hit the public markets. This time, investors can welcome Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ), the first public esports business. So what do you need to know about the Skillz SPAC merger? And what makes SKLZ stock stand out here? To start, up until today, Skillz was trading as Flying Eagle Acquisition. Now
South-East Asian esports organisation Esports Business Network (EBN) has announced the launch of the EBN Esports City, Malaysia’s new 65,000 square foot facility designed for hosting international esports events and tournaments. The company introduced a new esports facility in Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur, with the aim to establish an esports ecosystem in the country, as well as developing
It’s been a tough year for esports. Soaring valuations have flatlined, investors have cooled, and companies are scrambling to reboot. Video games might be all the rage during the pandemic, but pro video game teams are not. A year ago, esports companies—which play competitive versions of games like Fortnite and Call of Duty, sometimes in front of crowds
Skillz Inc. shares jumped in its trading debut as investors embraced a business billing itself as the first publicly traded mobile esports company. The stock climbed 29% to $22.73 on Thursday following a deal with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, that allowed it to go public. Skillz lets 2.7 million players a month compete with others
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How did you get started in esports? I started following eSports the summer of 2017 when Fortnite came out. I was introduced to the Twitch platform through Fortnite and enjoyed watching some of the best players and creators play the game. The Fortnite World Cup was the event that really changed my mind about eSports.
How did you get started in esports? I originally got involved in esports in Highschool. It started with Call of Duty and from there just grew I really enjoy smash brothers and any type of racing game. Since you’ve entered the esports industry, what has been the biggest industry change or trend that you’ve seen?
How did you get started in esports? I was at the first public esports event hosted by Nolen Bushnell, a technology pioneer, entrepreneur and engineer who is often cited as the father of the video game industry, best known as the founder of Atari Corporation. He invited me and several other Kenner Products toy engineers