Cloud9 raises $25 million in investments from parties including the WWE

Cloud9’s recent $25 million fundraising round came from a group of companies that includes WWE and increased stakes from previous investors such as San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, according to a report Monday from ESPN.

October 23, 2017
The New York Yankees have invested in Echo Fox

New York Yankees invest in trio of esports companies including Echo Fox

The New York Yankees have invested into Vision Esports, which owns three esports companies, including Echo Fox, according to a report Thursday from Forbes.

October 19, 2017
Adidas filed an opposition to the ELEAGUE logo

Adidas files opposition to ELEAGUE trademark

Global sportswear brand Adidas has filed an opposition to ELEAGUE’s trademark filing, alleging it is too similar to the “brand with three stripes.”

October 17, 2017
Immortals COO Ari Segal says traditional sports can learn from esports

New Immortals COO Ari Segal discusses franchising, the esports bubble and his transition from traditional sports

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Ari Segal, the newly-appointed COO of Immortals. They discussed his entry into the industry, his goals for the organization and whether or not esports is in a bubble.

October 16, 2017
Cloud9 is close to raising $25 million in investment.

Cloud9 closing in on $25 million investment

Cloud9 is close to finalizing a $25 million funding round, according to documents filed Wednesday with the Securities Exchange Commission.

October 2, 2017