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Turkuvaz Media to host summit to discuss esports' mainstream breakthrough

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.

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This Top Esports Stock Could Pop 100% on the 2021 Video Game Boom

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

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SKLZ Stock: 12 Things to Know as Esports Play Skillz Starts Trading

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

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Esports Business Network unveils 65,000 square foot esports facility in Malaysia

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

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The Most Valuable Esports Companies 2020

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

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Skillz Soars in Trading Debut as Investors Bet on Mobile Esports

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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Member Spotlight: Brian Cross

How did you get started in esports? I am a lead mentor and investor in a sports and esports technology startup fund and accelerator. I first met with our friends at Twitch three or four years back and they really turned our heads and made us realize we needed to add esports to the mix. I

Member Spotlight: Abdul Houck

How did you get started in esports? I just started reaching out to people on LinkedIn that were a part of the industry and was able to meet some wonderful people in the area. Since you’ve entered the esports industry, what has been the biggest industry change or trend that you’ve seen? The integration of

Member Spotlight: Joshua Otero

How did you get started in esports? My Co-Founder Dr. Holden MacRae called me and explained the major problem in the esports space with players looking for healthy drink alternatives to the RedBulls, Monsters, and Bangs of the world. He had been working with one of the largest esports teams in the world and they