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West Midlands partners with Global Esports Federation to enhance UK's position as a global esports hub

West Midlands partners with Global Esports Federation to enhance UK’s position as a global esports hub

10-year agreement builds on the UK’s position as a leading global hub for esports. Partnership follows announcement that Birmingham will stage inaugural Commonwealth Esports Championships and Commonwealth Esports Forum. Agreement places esports and adjacent sectors at the heart of UK’s digital economic development, with the sector set to grow exponentially in the years ahead. SINGAPORE, 16 …

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Singapore Startup AFFYN's Pre-sale Round Successfully Closed Raising US$10.4 Million

Singapore Startup AFFYN’s Pre-sale Round Successfully Closed Raising US$10.4 Million

Launched on 30th December 2021, the presale of Affyn’s FYN token was a huge success. SINGAPORE, 13 January 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With two oversubscribed rounds in both private and strategic rounds, Affyn successfully closed its presale round within 60 hours. Over 5,700 participants purchased and US$10.4 million was raised in this presale round. With this, Affyn has raised over US$18 …

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Metaverse Project DigiNation Completed 2.4 Million Fund Raising and Launching a Squid Game-like Contest Starring CryptoPunks

Metaverse Project DigiNation Completed 2.4 Million Fund Raising and Launching a Squid Game-like Contest Starring CryptoPunks

Singapore, 24th November 2021 – Metaverse gaming project DigiNation has successfully raised a total of $2.4M from venture capital firms and strategic players in the industry. The investors include: Longhash Ventures, OKEx Blockdream Ventures, Huobi Ventures, RareStone Capital, Spark Digital Capital, Yuanyuzhou Ventures and 21DAO Ventures. Starting on the Ethereum blockchain, DigiNation is an all-encompassing ecosystem that …

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BenQ Announces MOBIUZ Gaming Monitors For Singapore's Growing Video Gaming Market

BenQ Announces MOBIUZ Gaming Monitors For Singapore’s Growing Video Gaming Market

BenQ MOBIUZ ushers in a new age of gaming experiences with its responsive HDRi visual optimisation and immersive treVolo audio technologies, catering to the needs of today’s gamer. Singapore, 26 October 2021 – BenQ, the leading global innovator of display technologies, announces the new 2021 line-up of its MOBIUZ gaming monitors in Singapore. MOBIUZ harnesses intelligent HDRi technology …

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Coda Payments acquires mobile esports tournament platform BAASH

Coda Payments acquires mobile esports tournament platform BAASH

The mobile esports platform expands the Coda suite of gaming products to serve millions of passionate gamers and content creators around the world. Singapore, 14 October 2021 – Coda Payments, the leading provider of cross-border payments and distribution solutions for digital content, today announced its acquisition of the mobile esports platform BAASH from developer CAPSL Entertainment Ltd. …

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Gaming Platform OP Games Raises $8.6m To Bridge Game Developers To Web 3.0

Gaming Platform OP Games Raises $8.6m To Bridge Game Developers To Web 3.0

SINGAPORE, 7 October 2021 – OP Games, a startup that enables game developers to monetize their work using Web 3.0, raised $8.6 million of seed funding. Leading blockchain venture capital firms participated in the round, including Republic Crypto, Ascensive Assets, Morningstar Ventures, Mechanism Capital, Polygon Studios and Bitcoin.com. Additional investment came from Mentha Partners, OKex Blockdream Ventures, SevenX Ventures, GFS …

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Storms Bulks Up Its Presence in the Hyper-Casual Mobile Gaming Scene with the Launch of Its Game Studio and Strategic Partnership with Voodoo

Storms Bulks Up Its Presence in the Hyper-Casual Mobile Gaming Scene with the Launch of Its Game Studio and Strategic Partnership with Voodoo

The partnership will see Storms and Voodoo collaborating in the areas of hyper-casual mobile game publishing and distribution, as well as instant gaming. SINGAPORE, 17 August, 2021 – Singapore-based gaming startup Storms today announced the launch of its mobile game studio and strategic partnership with the world’s number one hyper-casual mobile games publisher, Voodoo, as it looks to bulk up its …

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Nuverse and Coda Payments Launch Ragnarok X: Next Generation on Codashop

SINGAPORE, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Getting Diamonds in Ragnarok X just got a lot more convenient for players in Southeast Asia. Nuverse, the developer of Ragnarok X: Next Generation, has partnered with Coda Payments to provide a fast and easy way for players to top up their accounts. Now players can buy Diamonds in a range of denominations for Ragnarok X on the …

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Singapore Company Makes A Quarter Million US Dollar Investment In Collegiate Esports

SINGAPORE, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Cyberathlete® Pte. Ltd. announces the start of the “Cyberathlete® Collegiate Mobile Legends Series” with a US$250,000 grand finals cash prize. The grand finals cash prize is an unprecedented amount for the collegiate esports market. It is an investment on Cyberathlete®s part for the emerging collegiate market, based on a 2021 valuation that had pegged the global …

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Jambox Games raises $1.1 mn for next-generation competitive game publishing platform

Jambox Games raises $1.1 mn for next-generation competitive game publishing platform

Ludus Venture Studio leads investment to support Indie Game Developers in Southeast Asia and India to go global SINGAPORE, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Jambox Games, a Singapore-based start-up, has launched a competitive game publishing platform to help indie developers in India and Southeast Asia to publish their games, and compete with the global incumbents. With a focus on casual and hyper casual …

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