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  • Amuka Esports announces the launch of Level SIX, Canada’s first dedicated Esports incubator

    Amuka Esports announces the launch of Level SIX, Canada’s first dedicated Esports incubator

    TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2019 /CNW/ – Amuka Esports has announced the launch of a new project called Level SIX, a dedicated incubator for esports and gaming companies.  The 10-week program is designed to help entrepreneurs get their product or service to market with mentorship, a dedicated advisor, access to corporate sponsors and venture capital. The inaugural program will feature six companies representing many of the different industry verticals.   The program will take place at Waves Gaming in Toronto and will be streamed on Twitch for out of town applicants.  Level SIX is planning on opening up in Detroit, Cleveland, Ottawa and Montreal by the end of 2020. According to Amuka …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand

    Amuka Esports acquires Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand

    TORONTO December 3rd, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has fully acquired Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand.  Founded in 2017 by Alex Kim and Chris Javier, the duo had a mission to create a unique brand with a more local and community-oriented feeling.  The company has three main revenue sources; video content, podcast and merchandise.  Their video content is broken down into several different categories including #PassionForward which explores personal stories of esports influencers and How2, a longer form docu-series about different aspects of the esports and gaming industry.  To date they have produced over 80 videos …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires minority stake in The Center Ring, one of North America’s top esports podcast.

    Amuka Esports acquires minority stake in The Center Ring, one of North America’s top esports podcast.

    TORONTO / DALLAS, November 19th, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has acquired a minority stake in The Center Ring esports podcast.  Founded by lifelong gamers and friends Tim Krajewski and Anuj Bajaj, the duo has already set many milestones with their podcast.  Over the past three years they have produced 192 episodes, setting a high industry standard. The focus of The Center Ring is esports news and commentary from a fan perspective.  They cover the top tournaments of the week, follow esports news and interview key stakeholders in the industry.  “There wasn’t a proper esports talk-show for people to …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires Basement Gaming, a grassroots esports event and entertainment company

    Amuka Esports acquires Basement Gaming, a grassroots esports event and entertainment company

    TORONTO, November 8th, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has acquired Basement Gaming. Founded by CEO Nick Victoria, Basement Gaming brings unique gaming experiences to entertainment venues across the GTA.  Originally focused on youth gaming, they have expanded their presence into traditional tournaments and leagues hosted in non-traditional venues.  By joining the Amuka Esports family, Basement Gaming will be able to expand it’s footprint in new geographic markets and broaden the types of events and tournaments they can offer.  “What’s unique about Basement Gaming is that we can host a gaming event or tournament literally anywhere.  It can be in …more info »
  • Amuka Esports makes new investment in AXL Gaming, a top team in the fighting game community

    Amuka Esports makes new investment in AXL Gaming, a top team in the fighting game community

    TORONTO, November 1st, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has closed its first investment with AXL Gaming Inc. Led by esports pioneer Alicia Junus, AXL Gaming has built a world-class roster of competitors across popular fighting game titles such as Tekken, Soul Calibur and Dead or Alive.  AXL Gaming has gone beyond the traditional team model and built a strong brand that represents diversity, inclusion and community. The seed round of up to $200,000 led by Amuka Esports will give AXL the ability to build out their global roster, scale their content and media and launch AXL Summit, a first-of …more info »
  • Amuka Esports announces closing of their first Esports LP

    Amuka Esports announces closing of their first Esports LP

    Amuka Ventures announces closing of their first esports limited partnership, pioneering a new 0% management fee model. TORONTO, March 22nd, 2019 – Amuka Ventures, announces the closing of its first Limited Partnership, Amuka Tiidal Gaming LP.  Through this offering, investors were able to participate in Tiidal Gaming Group Inc., one of Canada’s premier esports and entertainment companies and operator and owner of Lazarus Esports, which was Canada’s first esports brand and team founded in 2010. “We felt that Tiidal Gaming had the strongest management team and the ability to execute on their plan.  They have a clear and defined vision to …more info »
  • Amuka Esport acquires a minority interest in Dragonborn

    Amuka Esport acquires a minority interest in Dragonborn

    TORONTO / STOCKHOLM May 27th, 2019 – Amuka Ventures announced that it has acquired a 20% stake in Dragonborn Esport, one of Sweden’s top teams in Counterstrike (CS:GO).  Dragonborn is also in the final stages of signing their first League of Legends team, which will begin competition this summer. According to team manager Cecilia Bjorck, “Having an investor and partner like Amuka Ventures will help us execute on our strategy to grow the team domestically here in Sweden and look to expand into new titles and new markets.” With a population of just over 10 million, Sweden has become a global esports leader.  …more info »

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  • Amuka Esports announces the launch of Level SIX, Canada’s first dedicated Esports incubator

    Amuka Esports announces the launch of Level SIX, Canada’s first dedicated Esports incubator

    TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2019 /CNW/ – Amuka Esports has announced the launch of a new project called Level SIX, a dedicated incubator for esports and gaming companies.  The 10-week program is designed to help entrepreneurs get their product or service to market with mentorship, a dedicated advisor, access to corporate sponsors and venture capital. The inaugural program will feature six companies representing many of the different industry verticals.   The program will take place at Waves Gaming in Toronto and will be streamed on Twitch for out of town applicants.  Level SIX is planning on opening up in Detroit, Cleveland, Ottawa and Montreal by the end of 2020. According to Amuka …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand

    Amuka Esports acquires Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand

    TORONTO December 3rd, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has fully acquired Organized Gaming, an esports content and lifestyle brand.  Founded in 2017 by Alex Kim and Chris Javier, the duo had a mission to create a unique brand with a more local and community-oriented feeling.  The company has three main revenue sources; video content, podcast and merchandise.  Their video content is broken down into several different categories including #PassionForward which explores personal stories of esports influencers and How2, a longer form docu-series about different aspects of the esports and gaming industry.  To date they have produced over 80 videos …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires minority stake in The Center Ring, one of North America’s top esports podcast.

    Amuka Esports acquires minority stake in The Center Ring, one of North America’s top esports podcast.

    TORONTO / DALLAS, November 19th, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has acquired a minority stake in The Center Ring esports podcast.  Founded by lifelong gamers and friends Tim Krajewski and Anuj Bajaj, the duo has already set many milestones with their podcast.  Over the past three years they have produced 192 episodes, setting a high industry standard. The focus of The Center Ring is esports news and commentary from a fan perspective.  They cover the top tournaments of the week, follow esports news and interview key stakeholders in the industry.  “There wasn’t a proper esports talk-show for people to …more info »
  • Amuka Esports acquires Basement Gaming, a grassroots esports event and entertainment company

    Amuka Esports acquires Basement Gaming, a grassroots esports event and entertainment company

    TORONTO, November 8th, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has acquired Basement Gaming. Founded by CEO Nick Victoria, Basement Gaming brings unique gaming experiences to entertainment venues across the GTA.  Originally focused on youth gaming, they have expanded their presence into traditional tournaments and leagues hosted in non-traditional venues.  By joining the Amuka Esports family, Basement Gaming will be able to expand it’s footprint in new geographic markets and broaden the types of events and tournaments they can offer.  “What’s unique about Basement Gaming is that we can host a gaming event or tournament literally anywhere.  It can be in …more info »
  • Amuka Esports makes new investment in AXL Gaming, a top team in the fighting game community

    Amuka Esports makes new investment in AXL Gaming, a top team in the fighting game community

    TORONTO, November 1st, 2019 – Amuka Esports, announces it has closed its first investment with AXL Gaming Inc. Led by esports pioneer Alicia Junus, AXL Gaming has built a world-class roster of competitors across popular fighting game titles such as Tekken, Soul Calibur and Dead or Alive.  AXL Gaming has gone beyond the traditional team model and built a strong brand that represents diversity, inclusion and community. The seed round of up to $200,000 led by Amuka Esports will give AXL the ability to build out their global roster, scale their content and media and launch AXL Summit, a first-of …more info »

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