We are pleased to see this agreement which further establishes the ESL Pro Tour as the leading esports circuit format globally. This serves as yet another example of ESL’s and DreamHack’s shared ambition to build and commercially professionalize the global business of esports.
“We are excited to announce this term sheet for an important strategic partnership which provides us with a strong partner in Huya to pave the way for a successful ESL expansion into the thriving Chinese esport and gaming market in due time,”
President and CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann
“Bit Heroes has potential, and we look forward to see Kongregate bring the game to massive new audiences in Asia. As owners of Kongregate we’re proud to see yet another strong example of their proven and established acquisition model; prove out an innovative game concept on web or PC, scale the game through direct publishing, then reward the game creators with an investment or, in this case, an acquisition,”
“Gaming and esport is the future of entertainment, and we are excited to invest in what we believe are seven of the most promising early stage startups with excellent teams, products and ideas”
“We are already seeing attractive valuation upticks based on latest financing rounds in our investments, such as Phoenix Labs, AppOnboard and the BITKRAFT seed fund. Deal flow and value creation opportunities continue to improve now that we have established MTG as a leading games & esports VC in the West”, says
Our performance during 2015 clearly demonstrates that the transformation is working. Our products have never been stronger and we aim to grow both our sales and profits in 2016