10 lessons learned from a virus. Number 1: the advantage of an early punch in the face.
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The scene is memorable. Thursday the 27th. of February, 19:45 CET in Katowice, Poland. Everything is ready for opening the doors of Spodek Arena in a few hours and welcome the largest esports event in the world. All the team has been working for this moment for many months….

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The way consumers Interact with Games is Changing; Nearly Half of Gamers are Female; Over half are 30+
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Following the launch of Newzoo’s Gamer Segmentation last year, it’s been humbling to see our personas blossom into the game’s market’s standard for understanding, reaching, and quantifying Game Enthusiasts of all kinds….

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Spotify Named Global Audio Service Provider of League of Legends Esports
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Music is a major part of the League of Legends culture, and publisher Riot Games has leveraged this into a unique new sponsorship deal with Spotify. The streaming giant, which has around 300M active users, will announce this week that it is the first official global audio service provider of League of Legends….

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With Bitkraft’s $165M Game Fund Oversubscribed Jens Hilgers Talks Investing Strategy.
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Investor hunger for opportunities in the video game sector paid off for BITKRAFT Ventures, which said it overshot by a third its goal for its latest fund. The $165 million BITKRAFT Venture Fund 1, originally set for $125 million, will focus on esports, gaming and interactive media…

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