Three Realities of Esports Investment

July 13, 2017

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin These are heady times for the emerging esports industry. From the newly announced Overwatch teams to Tencent’s $15 Billion investment plan, the buzz is palpable. To gain better insight into the state of esports financing/investing, let’s take a look at three key topics. When … Continue reading “Three Realities of Esports Investment”

Finding a Home for Overwatch Esports

March 8, 2017

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Owning an esports team is becoming pricey. Case in point: spots in Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming Overwatch League could range from $2 million to $15 million. While most agree that range is too high, there’s a bigger picture. City-based bidding means the long-term success of franchises hinges largely on the regional market fit. Yet, since the … Continue reading “Finding a Home for Overwatch Esports”

Three Cold, Hard Truths About Esports Team Investment

January 25, 2017

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Categories:eSports iQ, Investment, sports

“In making decisions under conditions of uncertainty, the consequences must dominate the probabilities.” — Peter L. Bernstein Here come the cowboys. AdAge reports that the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys are considering purchasing an esports team. According to Forbes, the Cowboys are the most valuable sports club in the world’s most valuable league. So this … Continue reading “Three Cold, Hard Truths About Esports Team Investment”

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