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This Week in Esports & Gaming w/ Mark Cai March 7-13


Mobile gaming making moves
This Week in Esports/Gaming
3.7-3.13, 2022

Top Three
– ESL Gaming x Qualcomm
– Warzone coming to mobile
– Ontario launched $1M esports scholarship program

 Partnerships
– Misfits Gaming Group x Tezos
– Giants Gaming x Burger King Spain
– OneTeam x LCS Players Association
– Envy Gaming x the*gameHERs


Finance + M&A
– Makers Fund raised $500M
– Loco raised a $42M Series A
– Scopely invested $20M into Burlingame Studios
– Griffin Gaming Partners raised $750M
– Playwind Games raised $4M

Workforce
– Roberto Barrera (Head, Games Strategy) → Netflix
– Nick Earl (Sr. Advisor) → AviaGames
– Tyler Keenan promoted at OverActive Media
– Jen Neale (Sr. Comms Strategist) → Riot Games
– Mitchell Lawrence Smith (CCO) → Andbox
– Almuth Mackowiak promoted at PUBG Corporation
– Ben Watley (Sr. Director, Gaming) → Polygon Technology
– Jacob Mendel (President, Blockchain tech) → Playtika
– Charlotte Kenny (Managing Director) → BLAST
– Ryan You (Co-Head, Gaming) → Galaxy Interactive
– J Moses (Advisor) → GRID Esports

New Stuff
– None this week!

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