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  1. 1. JULY 2019 ESPORTS
  2. 2. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trends Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 2 TAKE SHARPER DECISIONS WITH TRACXN ✓ Analyst team Covering 250+ Sectors ✓ Proprietary Business Model tagging ✓ 6000+ On-demand Queries answered ✓ Sector Reports, Market Maps ✓ One-Click Connect with Founders Join 500+ Investors & Corporates to get the Tracxn Advantage
  3. 3. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trends Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 3 Feed Summary Investment Trend Summary Exit Outlook Summary BlueBox Summary of Key Markets Notable Companies in the Sector Recent News
  4. 4. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Note: Mega Companies includes IPO’d companies, Mega Acquisitions and Unicorn. Data is taken from Tracxn Platform as on July 24, 2019. eSports Feed Summary 4 eSports > Feed Summary Video game tournaments, typically played between professional gamers, and the companies involved in developing, organizing, and propagating them. • Inclusions: All online and offline players who contribute to the eSports ecosystem and enable live gameplay and distribution worldwide. Includes eSports game developers, platforms (tech solutions which help in organizing and running tournaments), broadcasters (live and direct to audience), league organizers and player organizations. • Exclusions: Horizontal gaming companies whose primary focus is not on eSports. • Excludes funding information of Chinese companies Feed in Numbers Overview $4.9B Funding 21 Mega Companies 279698 FundedCovered on Tracxn 7 Unicorns 15 Soonicorns 19 Minicorns 11 IPO’d Cos 79 Late Stage Cos 12 46 Acquisitions 95 DeadPooled 1 Acquihired Series A+ Cos Twitch (2011, San Francisco, $35.1M) Valve (1996, Bellevue) Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Top Companies
  5. 5. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Investment Trend Summary Summary of Funding Activity in eSports 5 $1.2B - PE Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) $46M - Series B Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) $150M - Series E Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) $37M - Series B SoloMid (2009, San Francisco, $62M) $53.6M - Series B Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) $37M - Series A TSM (2009, Los Angeles, $37M) $51.1M - Series B Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) $35.5M - Series A Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) $50M - Series D Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) $30.5M - Series B PlayVS (2015, Detroit, $46M) Top Geos of InvestmentEntrepreneurial Activity Global Funding Trend *YTD *YTD eSports > Feed Summary > Investment Trend Summary Seed CourtsideVC (#4), First Round Capital (#3), Greycroft Partners (#3) Series A/B Advancit Capital (#3), Samsung NEXT (#3), Bessemer Venture Partners (#2) Series C+ Index Ventures (#1), Vulcan Capital (#1), Lightspeed Venture Partners (#1) Incubators Y Combinator (#10), BITKRAFT (#9), 500 Startups (#7) Other Notable Investors FundersClub (#3), CAA Ventures (#3), Tencent (#2) Debt Investors Silicon Valley Bank (#1), KKR (#1), Western Technology Investment (#1) Most Active InvestorsRecent Investments 73 100 81 91 85 46 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019* Y-o-Y # of Companies Founded 23 44 46 61 64 37 $3.3B $565M $243M $166M $36.2M US SEA Europe India Israel $ Funding $261M $162M $168M $541M $804M $1.9B $447M 63 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019* $ Funding # Rounds
  6. 6. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Summary of exit outlook in eSports Exit Outlook Summary 66 Most Active AcquirersTop Investors in Exits Tencent 4 Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Garena (2009, Singapore, $563M) Benchmark 2 Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Riot Games (2006, San Francisco, $15M) FirstMark 2 Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Riot Games (2006, San Francisco, $15M) Band of Angels 1 Ustream (2007, San Francisco, $48.6M) Singapore Government 1 Garena (2009, Singapore, $563M) Feb 2017 Hattrick Sports Group Acq by Fortuna for $89.5M Sep 2016 Pixonic Acq by Mail.Ru for $30M Jan 2016 Ustream Acq by IBM for $130M Jan 2016 MLG Acq by Activision for $46M Jul 2015 Turtle Entertainment Acq by Modern Times Group for $87.2M Aug 2014 Twitch Acq by Amazon for $970M eSports > Feed Summary > Exit Outlook Summary Gamurs 3 Dot Esports (Oct 2016), eSports (Aug 2016), eSportsNation (Apr 2016) Unikrn 2 ChallengeMe (Apr 2018), Leetcoin (Apr 2017) Cineplex 2 eSports (Sep 2015, $10M), WorldGaming (Sep 2015) Microsoft 1 Mixer (Aug 2016) IBM 1 Ustream (Jan 2016, $130M) Recent IPOs Top Acquisitions Pinnacle Aug 2006 Online sports and eSports betting platfor… IPO MCap: - Gfinity eSports league organizer IPO MCap: - AfriOre Real money based gaming platform IPO MCap: - Bandai Namco Entertainment Video game developer and publisher IPO MCap: - Super League Feb 2019 eSports tournament organizer IPO MCap: $91.7M Versus Systems Jul 2016 Competitive gaming platform for gamers IPO MCap: - Millennial Esports Mar 2012 Provider of competitive gaming platform IPO MCap: $2.2M eSports Mogul Oct 2011 esports media and software company IPO MCap: $6.6M
  7. 7. * Upcoming Business Model FACTSHEET Funding data excludes Debt, Grants & Post-IPO rounds. Excludes all details for Chinese companies. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Marketmap: eSports BROADCASTERS FOR AMATEURS REAL MONEY GAMING* FREE-TO-PLAY TOURNAMENTS BETTING ESPORTS FANTASY* MEDIA FOR PROFESSIONALS PLAYER ORGANIZATION* LEAGUE ORGANIZERS ANALYTICS & TOOLS COACHING* GAME DEVELOPERS MOBA FPS Overview Companies 698 Funded 279 Series A+ 79 Funding $4.9B Last 2 yrs $2.3B Most Active Investors Seed CourtsideVC (4) Series A/B Advancit Capital (3) Series C+ Index Ventures (1) Others FundersClub (3) Incubators Y Combinator (10) Top Cities Cary 1 Cos $1.6B Bay Area 50 Cos $800M Feed in Numbers Unicorns 7 Soonicorns 15 Minicorns 19 Editor Picks 84 Acquihired 1 Deadpooled 95 Top Companies Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Twitch (2011, San Francisco, $35.1M) Valve (1996, Bellevue) Exits IPOs 11 Super League, eSports Mogul Acquisitions 46 Twitch, Ustream Top Acquirers Gamurs, Unikrn eSports > Feed Summary > BlueBox 7
  8. 8. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Key Sub Sectors in eSports Sector Summary of Key Markets 8 Top Markets of Investment Activity # Cos on Platform Last 2 Years $ Invested # Round eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming 117 $127M 26 Enablers > Analytics & Tools 67 $240M 20 Player Organizations 58 $359M 19 League Organizers 93 $124M 17 Enablers 33 $61.3M 5 Broadcasters > Live Streaming 42 $28.8M 6 Enablers > Coaching 12 $18.4M 8 eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming 41 $60.5M 4 Sub Sectors # Cos Tracked # Funded Total Funding Game Developers Video game developers and creators of eSports games 54 33 $2.2B League Organizers Organizations which create and run leagues and eSports tournaments 93 33 $1.1B Enablers Companies which help further the eSports ecosystem through various tools 197 89 $604M Player Organizations Team organizations which employ train eSports gamers to compete 58 19 $392M eSports Platforms Technology solutions which help in running tournaments and involve all stakeholders 246 78 $321M Broadcasters Online and offline players who broadcast live matches and practice videos to the audience 50 27 $239M eSports > Feed Summary > Summary of Key Markets
  9. 9. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies in eSports Notable Companies in the Sector 9 Note: *(Founded Year, Location, Total Funding) eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies in the Sector Public Super League (2014, Santa Monica, $31M)* eSports Mogul (2016, Perth) Millennial Esports (2017, Toronto) Thermaltake (1999, Taipei) Versus Systems (2014, Los Angeles) AfriOre (2019, Toronto) Bandai Namco Entertainment (1955, Tokyo) Gfinity (2013, London) The Farm 51 (2005, Gliwice) Acquired Twitch (2011, San Francisco, $35.1M) Riot Games (2006, San Francisco, $15M) Ustream (2007, San Francisco, $48.6M) Unicorns Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Garena (2009, Singapore, $563M) ZeniMax (1999, Washington D.C., $471M) Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Hero Entertainment (1993, Owings Mills, $228M) Smilegate (2002, Seongnam-si) Valve (1996, Bellevue)
  10. 10. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies by Market in eSports Notable Companies by Market (1/4) 11 eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies by Market Game Developers MOBA Super Evil Megacorp (2012, San Mateo, $63.2M) Mobile game developer specializing in the core games Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Index Ventures, Korea Investment Partners, Breyer Capital and 7 Other Investors Nival (1996, Limassol, $38M) Video game developer specializing in strategy and MMORPG games Soonicorn. Stage: Series A Almaz Capital, 1C Company, DST Global and 1 Other Investors Riot Games (2006, San Francisco, $15M) Video game developer and eSports tournament organizer Soonicorn. Stage: Acquired Tencent, Benchmark, FirstMark and 2 Other Investors MOBA Valve (1996, Bellevue) Game developer and publisher Unicorn. Stage: Unfunded Bandai Namco Entertainment (1955, Tokyo) Video game developer and publisher Stage: Public FPS Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Cross platform game engine and game developer Unicorn. Stage: Funded KKR, Iconiq Capital, Kleiner Perkins and 8 Other Investors ZeniMax (1999, Washington D.C., $471M) Game development and publishing company Unicorn. Stage: Series E Providence Equity Partners Smilegate (2002, Seongnam-si) Video game developer and publisher studio Unicorn. Stage: Funded Smile Gate Investment The Farm 51 (2005, Gliwice) VR game and content development studio Stage: Public
  11. 11. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies by Market in eSports Notable Companies by Market (2/4) 12 eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies by Market eSports Platforms Competitive Gaming Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) eSports gaming platform for the mobile games Soonicorn. Stage: Series C PROOF.VC, Liberty Global, Andy Miller and 9 Other Investors G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) eSports competitive gaming platform Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Swedbank Robur, Norron, Inbox Capital and 5 Other Investors Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports Soonicorn. Stage: Series A GoVenture, Times Internet, Sequoia Capital and 11 Other Investors Millennial Esports (2017, Toronto) Provider of competitive gaming platform Editor's Pick. Stage: Public Competitive Gaming Versus Systems (2014, Los Angeles) Competitive gaming platform for gamers Editor's Pick. Stage: Public Kingsdale Capital, Haywood, Canaccord Genuity Group and 2 Other Investors AfriOre (2019, Toronto) Real money based gaming platform Stage: Public eSports Mogul (2016, Perth) esports media and software company Stage: Public Razer, Aetius Capital WorldGaming (2010, Toronto) Real cash eSports platform Stage: Acquired Social Leverage Betting Pinnacle (1998, Groveport) Online sports and eSports betting platform Stage: Acquired
  12. 12. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies by Market in eSports Notable Companies by Market (3/4) 13 eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies by Market Broadcasters Live Streaming Ustream (2007, San Francisco, $48.6M) eSports video streaming platform Stage: Acquired Moonshots Capital, DCM Ventures, Band of Angels and 9 Other Investors Twitch (2011, San Francisco, $35.1M) Live and on-demand eSports and video games streaming website Soonicorn. Stage: Acquired Thrive Capital, WestSummit, Take-Two Interactive and 9 Other Investors Kamcord (2012, San Francisco, $34.8M) Platform for recording and sharing for the mobile gameplay Soonicorn. Stage: Acquired Time Warner, Tencent, TransLink Capital and 24 Other Investors Enablers Enablers AXiomatic (2015, Los Angeles, $89M) eSports and video game enabler Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Michael Jordan, David Rubenstein, Curtis Polk and 6 Other Investors Analytics & Tools Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Voice and text chat software for the eSports gamers Unicorn. Stage: Series E Greenoaks, Technology Opportunity Partners, Index Ventures and 11 Other Investors Thermaltake (1999, Taipei) Provider of analytics & tools for esports Editor's Pick. Stage: Public
  13. 13. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies by Market in eSports Notable Companies by Market (4/4) 14 eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies by Market League Organizers League Organizers Garena (2009, Singapore, $563M) Gaming platform provider and eSports league organizer Unicorn. Stage: Series E GDP Venture, Farallon Capital Management, Hillhouse Capital Group and 12 Other Investors Hero Entertainment (1993, Owings Mills, $228M) E-sports event management company Unicorn. Stage: Funded Huayi Brothers Media Group, ZhenFund, Sequoia Capital Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) Mobile game publisher Soonicorn. Stage: Series B ESLGaming, JetSynthesys, LNB Group and 37 Other Investors League Organizers Super League (2014, Santa Monica, $31M) eSports tournament organizer Stage: Public Nickelodeon, DMG Entertainment, Toba Capital and 5 Other Investors Virtus.pro (2003, Moscow) eSports tournament organiser and broadcasting network Soonicorn. Stage: Series A USM Gfinity (2013, London) eSports league organizer Stage: Public M D Barnard & Co, Hargreave Hale, Herald Investment Management Player Organizations Player Organizations Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) American eSports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Valor Equity Partners, TrueBridge Capital Partners, Robert Hohman and 13 Other Investors Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) Esports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Dreamers, New Enterprise Associates, Conductive Ventures and 8 Other Investors TSM (2009, Los Angeles, $37M) Esports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series A Bessemer Venture Partners, stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala and 9 Other Investors Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) eSports organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B AEG, Lions Gate Entertainment, Steve Kaplan and 9 Other Investors
  14. 14. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 List of Notable Companies in eSports in China Notable Companies in the Sector in China 15 eSports > Feed Summary > Notable Companies in the Sector in China Acquired Longzhu (2014, Shanghai, $44M) Unicorns Douyu TV (2013, Wuhan, $958M)
  15. 15. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Recent News in eSports Sector Recent News 16 eSports > Feed Summary > Recent News Jul 2019 WinZO Obtains INR 34.46 Crore Funding in Series A Round, BusinessEx Jul 2019 NBA® 2K20 is Changing the Game with a Dynamic Soundtrack Developed in Partnership with UnitedMasters, Business Wire Jul 2019 eSports and Gaming Platform Zengaming Signs with AU10TIX for 2nd Generation ID Authentication & Onboarding Automation, PR Newswire Jul 2019 Steam’s new Interactive Recommender is built for finding ‘hidden gems’, iCrowdNewswire Jul 2019 Mail.ru to Merge Virtus.pro Parent Company ESforce with Modern Pick Entertainment, Esports Observer Jul 2019 Sumo Digital partners with 2K, MCV Jul 2019 Featuring Umg Media Ltd. (Tsx-v: Espt) Corporate Overview, Financial Insiders Jul 2019 WinZO sets up $1.5 mn fund to promote game developers, Gadgets Now Jul 2019 Fortnite v9.40 Update Brings Redesigned Tactical Shotgun, Automatic Item Pickup, and More, New Delhi Television Jul 2019 ESL expands deal with AT&T for North American events, Esports Insider Jul 2019 Gearbox commits to cross-play for Borderlands 3, GamesIndustry Jul 2019 K-Swiss and IGC unveil MIBR ONE-TAP shoe, Esports Insider Jul 2019 IIROC Trading Resumption - ESPT, CNW Key Recent News Key Recent News Jul 2019 MTG Announces USD 11 Million in Investments in Gaming & Esports Startups in 1H 2019, PR Newswire Jul 2019 ESL appoints MTN DEW AMP GAME FUEL as beverage partner, Esports Insider Jul 2019 Betsoft Partners with OGaming, REVIEWED CASINOS Jul 2019 Pollard Banknote expands Galaxy of Arcade Game Brands with GALAGA™, CNW Jul 2019 DouYu Prices IPO At $11.50/ADS, Low End Of Proposed Range, RTTNews Jul 2019 Epic Games gives the Blender Foundation a MegaGrant, Bit-tech Jul 2019 ‘Tetris Effect’ Coming to PC with VR Support Next Week, Road to VR Jul 2019 Nazara Technologies invests in SportsKeeda, Qunami and HalaPlay, YourStory Media Jul 2019 Teamfight Tactics gets ranked play in latest update, VentureBeat Jul 2019 Twitch growth dips as Fortnite viewership continues to decline, GamesIndustry Jul 2019 Blue Protocol Is A Gorgeous Online Action RPG From Bandai Namco That Looks Like A Playable Anime, Forbes Jul 2019 Riot Games adds Caffeine as streaming partner of LCS, Esports Insider Jul 2019 RFRSH Entertainment to split from Astralis and Origen, Esports Insider Jul 2019 Twitch continues to dominate live streaming with its second-biggest quarter to date, TechCrunch
  16. 16. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trends Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 17 Funding Trends Median Deal Size and Trend New Entrants in Funding Club Distribution of companies by Funding Range Funding Funnel of the Sector Top Investments and Investors Investors in Unicorn club
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  18. 18. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Investments ($M) and number of rounds in eSports; 2012-2019 Global Funding Trends (1/2) 19 Note: Funding excludes Grant, Debt and Post IPO rounds. Excludes all details for Chinese companies eSports > Investment Trends > Global Funding Trends #Rounds $Funding 3 Year CAGR 6 Year CAGR 13% # of Rounds32% $ Funding 30% # of Rounds 123% $ Funding $261M $358M $59M $162M $168M $541M $804M $1.9B $447M 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 $0k $200M $400M $600M $800M $1.B $1.2B $1.4B $1.6B $1.8B $2.B 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019* $ Funding Predicted $ Funding # Rounds Predicted # Rounds
  19. 19. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 $11M $1M $10M $39M $42M $90M $95M $13M$18M $38M $152M $99M $75M $226M $308M $248M $330M $20M $0K $30M $423M $488M $1.5B 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 YTD Seed Early Stage Late Stage 8 8 12 27 29 32 36 20 4 6 11 14 9 23 22 17 1 1 3 8 6 6 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 YTD Seed Early Stage Late Stage 13 37 Total # of Rounds 20 Note: Mega Rounds = rounds with size > $20M. Funding excludes Grant, Debt and Post IPO rounds. Excludes all details for Chinese companies Stage-wise Number of RoundsStage-wise $ Invested New Entrants in Funded Club Global Funding Trends (2/2) Investments ($M) and number of rounds in eSports; 2012-2019 eSports > Investment Trends > Global Funding Trends 16 10 24 26 32 26 23 157 $1.4M $3.6M $0.0M $1.0M $2.0M $3.0M $4.0M $5.0M $6.0M $7.0M $8.0M $9.0M 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 YTD Total Entrants in Funding Club Avg. Ticket Size $1.4M $7.9M $2M $2.4M $2.7M $4.6M $4.4M $3.6M $358M $261M Total $ Invested $158M $330M $20M $94M $56M $438M $595M $1.7B $271M 9 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 0 200000000 400000000 600000000 800000000 1E+09 1.2E+09 1.4E+09 1.6E+09 1.8E+09 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 YTD $ Funding Predicted $ Funding # of Rounds Predicted # Rounds Mega Rounds 1 1 2 2 4 7 10 5
  20. 20. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201921 eSports > Investment Trends > Funding Trends by Geography Investments ($M) and number of rounds in eSports Funding Trends by Geography Funding Trends by Geography Top Cities of Funding City $ Funding # Rounds Cary 1.6B 2 Bay Area 800M 79 Singapore 565M 10 Washington D.C. 471M 6 Los Angeles 245M 27 Owings Mills 228M 2 Santa Monica 149M 16 Mumbai 102M 8 Boston 63.3M 9 Stockholm 49.4M 11 Total Funding 201 11 83 26 6 8 10 1 # Rounds $3.3B $565M $243M $166M $36.2M $26.5M $3.6M $3.5M US SEA Europe India Israel South Korea Canada Australia Note: Excludes funding information of China companies
  21. 21. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201922 Trend of Average Deal Size ($M) $1.5 $0.3 $1.2 $1.8 $1.8 $3.6 $3.2 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 eSports > Investment Trends > Median Deal Size and Trend Median and Average Deal Size in $M (per Stage) in eSports; 2012-2018 Median Deal Size and Trend Note: Excludes funding information of Chinese companies. *Graph not to scale Median Deal Size and Range $12.4K* $27.9M $70K $37M $6.5M $74M $500K $1.2B $25M $20.8M $5.7M $1.2M Series C+ Series B Series A Seed Stage $15.0 $33.0 $15.8 $20.0 $35.2 $30.1 $330.0 $20.0 $30.0 $70.5 $81.4 $363.3 $1.4 $7.7 $7.6 $7.4 $5.1 $9.1 $9.1
  22. 22. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Note: 141 companies with undisclosed funding amount are not included 23 <$1M $1-10M $10-50M $50-100M $100M+ Funding Range 34 69 33 6 7 No. of Companies eSports > Investment Trends > Distribution of companies by Funding Range No. of companies by funding range in eSports; as of Jul 2019 Distribution of companies by Funding Range $8M $263M $854M $405M $3.3B $ Investment
  23. 23. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Stage No. of Companies Funding Funnel 100% 40% 11% 4% 2% 24 Note: Numbers in the brackets show the count of companies Time to raise next round 12 30 79 279 698 Series C+ Series B Series A Funded Founded Next Round 100M+ Valuation Exits Acqui- Hired Dead Pooled Others 40% 5% (34) 2% (15) 0% (1) 14% (95) 46% (323) 28% 11% (30) 4% (12) 0% (1) 11% (32) 60% (167) 38% 28% (22) 6% (5) - 11% (9) 51% (40) 40% 60% (18) 17% (5) - 7% (2) 53% (16) - 75% (9) 17% (2) - - 42% (5) eSports > Investment Trends > Funding Funnel Number of companies progressing to subsequent funding stages in eSports Funding Funnel 12 Months 23 Months 16 Months Investment backedBootstrapped 15 7 30 8 16 3 Soonicorns Unicorns Acquisitions IPOs
  24. 24. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201925 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months (1/5) LATE STAGE $1.2B - PE Oct 2018 Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Cross platform game engine and game developer KKR, Iconiq Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, AXiomatic, Vulcan Capital $150M - Series E Dec 2018 Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Voice and text chat software for the eSports gamers Greenoaks, Technology Opportunity Partners, Index Ventures, Tencent, FirstMark, IVP $50M - Series D Apr 2018 Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Voice and text chat software for the eSports gamers Tencent, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Spark Capital $25M - Series C Dec 2017 Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) eSports gaming platform for the mobile games Liberty Global, Andy Miller, Western Alliance Bancorporation, Accomplice, Wildcat Capital Management, Telstra Ventures LATE STAGE Series C Jun 2018 Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) eSports gaming platform for the mobile games PROOF.VC EARLY STAGE $53.6M - Series B Oct 2018 Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) American eSports player organization Valor Equity Partners, TrueBridge Capital Partners, Robert Hohman, Remagine Ventures $51.1M - Series B Dec 2017 Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) Mobile game publisher India Infoline $46M - Series B Apr 2019 Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) Esports player organization Dreamers, New Enterprise Associates, Conductive Ventures, Battery Ventures, Stanford University, Canaan Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, Michael Zeisser, David Rogier, Will Smith, Dennis Wong
  25. 25. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201926 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months (2/5) EARLY STAGE $37M - Series B Jul 2018 SoloMid (2009, San Francisco, $62M) eSports community platform based in the US Bessemer Venture Partners, stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Steve Young, Telstra, Yifang Ventures, Colin Carrier, Steve Simon, AME Cloud Ventures $37M - Series A Jul 2018 TSM (2009, Los Angeles, $37M) Esports player organization Bessemer Venture Partners, stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Steve Young, Jerry Yang, Telstra, Steve Simon, Yifang Ventures, Walter Wang, Colin Carrier $35.5M - Series A Apr 2019 Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports GoVenture, Times Internet, Sequoia Capital, Beenext, RTP Global, Venture Highway EARLY STAGE $30.5M - Series B Nov 2018 PlayVS (2015, Detroit, $46M) Competitive gaming and tournament platform Elysian Park, New Enterprise Associates, Science, Crosscut, Coatue, WndrCo, Adidas Group, Samsung NEXT, Rahul Mehta, David Drummond, Michael Dubilie, Johnny Hou, Nat Turner, Rich Dennis $30M - Series B May 2019 Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) eSports organization AEG, Lions Gate Entertainment, Steve Kaplan, George Leiva, Meg Whitman, John Griffin, March Capital Partners $25M - Series B Jan 2018 SoloMid (2009, San Francisco, $62M) eSports community platform based in the US Bessemer Venture Partners $25M - Series B Mar 2019 G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) eSports competitive gaming platform Swedbank Robur, Norron EARLY STAGE $25M - Series A Oct 2017 Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) American eSports player organization Wwe, BHSC, Raul Fernandez, Michael Ovitz, Founders Fund, UTA Ventures $21.5M - Series B Apr 2019 AXiomatic (2015, Los Angeles, $89M) eSports and video game enabler $20M - Series A Jan 2019 Envy (2007, Dallas, $20M) eSports player organization $19.7M - Series A Sep 2017 Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) American eSports player organization $19.2M - Series B Aug 2017 Super Evil Megacorp (2012, San Mateo, $63.2M) Mobile game developer specializing in the core games
  26. 26. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201927 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months (3/5) EARLY STAGE $19M - Series B Apr 2019 Fnatic (2004, London, $26M) e-sports player organization BlackPine, Beringea, Unbound, Joi Ito, Lev Leviev $18.3M - Series B Feb 2018 Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) Mobile game publisher ESLGaming, JetSynthesys, LNB Group, Magnum Honda, DIAM ORGANIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, Suresh Bhatia, Meena Ashwin Kothari, Mehul Shah, Radhika Sharma, Uday Vora, Amit Thacker, Nisarg Vakharia, Sanjay Dangi, Bahram Vakil, Cyrus Nallaseth, speeds, Akshat Rathee, Dhiren Vora $17.3M - Series A Feb 2019 G2 Esports (2013, Berlin, $24.6M) eSports player organization Parkwood, Seal Rock Partners, EverBlu Capital, Brian Distelburger, Myke Naef, Zak Brown, YuChiang Cheng, Sumit Gupta, Go4it Capital EARLY STAGE $16M - Series B Nov 2018 Overwolf (2009, Petah Tikva, $22.2M) Technology company that enables custom apps to be overlayed on games Intel Capital, LTV $12.3M - Series A Jan 2018 G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) eSports competitive gaming platform Swedbank Robur $11.3M - Series A Jan 2019 StreamElements (2016, Tel Aviv, $11.3M) Monetization solutions for live streaming Pitango Venture Capital, State of Mind Ventures, Rainfall Ventures, Samsung NEXT $11M - Series A Aug 2017 Smash.gg (2015, San Francisco, $14M) Platform to simplify hosting eSports tournaments Nabeel Hyatt, Accel, Caffeinated Capital, Lowercase Capital, Spark Capital, Horizon Ventures EARLY STAGE $8.8M - Series A May 2018 STILL8 (2014, Seocho, $13.2M) Esports league organizer $6.3M - Series A Jun 2018 Critical Force (2012, Kajaani, $10.8M) Mobile game development and platform development company Business Finland $5M - Series A Nov 2018 Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports Sequoia Capital, Beenext, Times Internet $5M - Series A Jul 2019 WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) eSports competitive gaming platform for trivia games Kalaari Capital, Hike Messenger $4.4M - Series A Nov 2018 STILL8 (2014, Seocho, $13.2M) Esports league organizer
  27. 27. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201928 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months (4/5) EARLY STAGE $4M - Series A Aug 2017 Gamer Sensei (2016, Boston, $6.3M) Professional eSports coaching platform Accomplice, Advancit Capital, Origin Ventures, CRCM Venture, Abstract Ventures, Boston Seed Capital, Sigma Prime Ventures, Corigin Ventures, KiwiTech $3M - Series A Aug 2017 Maestro (2015, San Francisco, $5.8M) Engagement and monetization tools for broadcasters Rubicon Venture Capital, StartX $2.6M - Series A Feb 2019 N3rd Street Gamers (2011, Philadelphia, $5.5M) American esports league organizer $1.6M - Series A Jul 2019 N3rd Street Gamers (2011, Philadelphia, $5.5M) American esports league organizer EARLY STAGE $1.3M - Series A Jun 2018 N3rd Street Gamers (2011, Philadelphia, $5.5M) American esports league organizer $70k - Series A Feb 2019 Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports Virat Kohli, Cornerstone, Brand Capital SEED STAGE $27.9M - Angel Dec 2017 Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) Mobile game publisher Rakesh Jhunjhunwala $26M - Angel Oct 2018 AXiomatic (2015, Los Angeles, $89M) eSports and video game enabler Michael Jordan, David Rubenstein, Curtis Polk $25M - Angel May 2018 Team Liquid (2002, Los Angeles, $41.5M) eSports team which runs news and content platform Ted Leonsis, Peter Guber, Jeff Vicnik $875k - Seed Feb 2019 Haste (2014, Atlanta, $6.7M) Network optimization solution provider for eSports gamers $654k - Angel Feb 2018 WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) eSports competitive gaming platform for trivia games Nageswara Karthik
  28. 28. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201929 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months (5/5) SEED STAGE $476k - Seed May 2018 WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) eSports competitive gaming platform for trivia games Kalaari Capital $344k - Angel Dec 2017 Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) Mobile game publisher Rangarajan Radesh, J Govindaraj $107k - Seed Feb 2019 WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) eSports competitive gaming platform for trivia games AngelList $60.9k - Angel Dec 2018 Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports Kunal Naresh Shah, Rohan Naresh Shah, Abhishek Nag SEED STAGE Angel Jul 2018 Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) eSports organization Meg Whitman Seed Aug 2017 G2 Esports (2013, Berlin, $24.6M) eSports player organization Marc Lemann, M Ventures Seed Oct 2017 N3rd Street Gamers (2011, Philadelphia, $5.5M) American esports league organizer SeventySix Capital
  29. 29. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201930 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Notable Investments in last 24 months in China Major funding rounds by Stage in eSports; Jul 2017-Jul 2019 Notable Investments in last 24 months in China LATE STAGE $632M - Series E Mar 2018 Douyu TV (2013, Wuhan, $958M) Online live streaming platform for games and e- sports Tencent $120M - Series E Dec 2018 Chushou TV (2011, Hangzhou, $265M) eSports video streaming platform Alphax Partners, Shunwei Capital, Qiming Venture Partners $76.8M - Series D Dec 2017 Chushou TV (2011, Hangzhou, $265M) eSports video streaming platform Google, Qiming Venture Partners, Shunwei Capital, Alphax Partners Series D Nov 2017 Douyu TV (2013, Wuhan, $958M) Online live streaming platform for games and e- sports CMB International, Nanshan capital EARLY STAGE $462M - Series B Mar 2018 Huya (2013, Guangzhou, $537M) Live online game broadcasting portal Tencent $31.7M - Series A Feb 2018 Wangyuhudong (2015, Zhengzhou, $54.7M) eSports events organizer Zhejiang Financial Holding
  30. 30. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Most Active Investors (VC, PE) by Stage in eSports; Last 5 years (Jul 2014-Jul 2019) Most Active VC & PE Investors 31 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investment Trends > Most Active VC & PE Investors SEED STAGE CourtsideVC(4 Investments) Fanai, Upcomer, Epics 1 First Round Capital (3 Investments) Mobcrush, Boom.tv, Athenascope 2 Greycroft Partners (3 Investments) SLIVER.tv, Fanai, AlphaDraft 3 Deep Space Ventures (3 Investments) Haste, Upcomer, OpTic 4 Foundation Capital (2 Investments) Revlo, Zengaming 5 SV Angel (2 Investments) Guilded, Revlo 6 March Capital Partners(2 Investments) Genvid Technology, Dojo Madness 7 CRCM Venture (2 Investments) Fanai, TAUNT 8 Imagination Capital (2 Investments) Upcomer, Epics 9 Crosscut(2 Investments) Mobcrush, Boom.tv 10 EARLY STAGE Advancit Capital(3 Investments) Unikrn, Gamer Sensei, Wavedash 1 Samsung NEXT (3 Investments) PlayVS, SLIVER.tv, StreamElements 2 Bessemer Venture Partners (2 Investments) SoloMid, TSM 3 New Enterprise Associates(2 Investments) Gen.G, PlayVS 4 Accel (2 Investments) Smash.gg, Visor 5 Battery Ventures(2 Investments) Gen.G, Streamlabs 6 Index Ventures(2 Investments) Super Evil Megacorp, Faceit 7 Lowercase Capital (2 Investments) Mobcrush, Wavedash 8 March Capital Partners(2 Investments) Immortals, Wavedash 9 Sequoia Capital(2 Investments) Mobile Premier League, Streamlabs 10 LATE STAGE Index Ventures Discord 1 Vulcan Capital Epic Games 2 Lightspeed Venture Partners Epic Games 3 FirstMark Discord 4 Spark Capital Discord 5 Accomplice Skillz 6 Toba Capital Super League 7 ZhenFund Hero Entertainment 8 Liberty Global Skillz 9 Kleiner Perkins Epic Games 10
  31. 31. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201932 eSports > Investment Trends > Most Active Ecosystem Investors Top Ecosystem Investors in eSports; Last 5 years (Jul 2014-Jul 2019) Most Active Ecosystem Investors INCUBATOR/ACCELERATOR Y Combinator(10 Investments) Visor, Blitz Esports, Guilded 1 BITKRAFT(9 Investments) Dojo Madness, Fanai, Boom.tv 2 500 Startups(7 Investments) Streamlabs, Dojo Madness, Unikrn 3 Techstars(5 Investments) Haste, Matcherino, GameWisp 4 Incubate Fund (3 Investments) GamingMonk, SPODIA, DetonatioN Gaming 5 Boost VC(3 Investments) Boom.tv, ReadyUp, Leetcoin 6 Amplify(2 Investments) AlphaDraft, Battlefy 7 IIDF(2 Investments) Click-Storm, CyberGame.tv 8 NFX Zengaming 9 Brand Capital Mobile Premier League 10 OTHER NOTABLE INVESTORS FundersClub(3 Investments) Guilded, Revlo, Kickback 1 CAA Ventures(3 Investments) Mobcrush, SLIVER.tv, Streamlabs 2 Tencent(2 Investments) Discord, Artillery 3 Time Warner(2 Investments) Discord, Kamcord 4 Times Internet(2 Investments) Mobile Premier League, Qureka 5 Riot Games(2 Investments) Curse, Blitz Esports 6 Telstra(2 Investments) SoloMid, TSM 7 Kakao Ventures(2 Investments) Dojo Madness, Kongdoo Monster 8 Intel NOVOS 9 Stanford University Gen.G 10 DEBT INVESTORS Silicon Valley Bank Gen.G 1 KKR Epic Games 2 Western Technology Investment Gearbox Software 3 Farallon Capital Management Garena 4 Multiplier Capital Curse 5 Trifecta Capital Guilded 6
  32. 32. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201933 eSports > Investment Trends > Investors in Unicorn club Investors in Unicorn Club (1/3)
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  34. 34. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201935 eSports > Investment Trends > Investors in Unicorn club Investors in Unicorn Club (3/3)
  35. 35. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201936 eSports > Investment Trends > Unicorn Investors in the Sector Unicorn Investors in the Sector
  36. 36. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 37 BlueBox Key Sub Sectors Detailed Sector Taxonomy Top Markets of Investment Activity Top Markets of Early Stage Investors Market Deep Dive
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  39. 39. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Key Sub Sectors 40 Key Sub Sectors in eSports Market Top Companies # Cos Tracked # Funded Total Funding Game Developers Video game developers and creators of eSports games Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) Valve (1996, Bellevue) 54 33 $2.2B League Organizers Organizations which create and run leagues and eSports tournaments ESLGaming (2009, Tours) Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) 93 33 $1.1B Enablers Companies which help further the eSports ecosystem through various tools Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Curse (2006, San Francisco, Acquired) 197 89 $604M Player Organizations Team organizations which employ train eSports gamers to compete Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) Fnatic (2004, London, $26M) 58 19 $392M eSports Platforms Technology solutions which help in running tournaments and involve all stakeholders Millennial Esports (2017, Toronto, Public) Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) 246 78 $321M Broadcasters Online and offline players who broadcast live matches and practice videos to the audience Twitch (2011, San Francisco, Acquired) Kamcord (2012, San Francisco, Acquired) 50 27 $239M eSports > Market Details > Key Sub Sectors
  40. 40. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Detailed Sector Taxonomy (1/2) 41 eSports > Market Details > Detailed Sector Taxonomy
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  42. 42. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Rank Market Last 2 Years $ Invested # Round Top Funded Company 1 (+4) eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming Platforms to manage eSports competitions with real money (Companies covered 117 | Funded 39 | Total Funding $195M) $127M (+$101M) 26 (+20) Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) 2 (+1) Enablers > Analytics & Tools Platforms which offer eSports analytics and tools for all stakeholders (Companies covered 67 | Funded 42 | Total Funding $402M) $240M (+$142M) 20 (+4) Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) 3 (+1) Player Organizations Team organizations which employ train eSports gamers to compete (Companies covered 58 | Funded 19 | Total Funding $392M) $359M (+$332M) 19 (+11) Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) 4 (-3) League Organizers Organizations which create and run leagues and eSports tournaments (Companies covered 93 | Funded 33 | Total Funding $1.1B) $124M (-$701M) 17 (+1) Nazara (2000, Mumbai, $102M) 5 (+3) Enablers Companies which help further the eSports ecosystem through various tools (Companies covered 33 | Funded 14 | Total Funding $103M) $61.3M (+$19.8M) 5 (+3) AXiomatic (2015, Los Angeles, $89M) 6 (+1) Game Developers > FPS Developers of First Person Shooter games (Companies covered 13 | Funded 8 | Total Funding $2.1B) $1.3B (+$1.2B) 2 (-1) Epic Games (1991, Cary, $1.6B) 7 (-5) Broadcasters > Live Streaming Platforms which offer live streaming of eSports games (Companies covered 42 | Funded 23 | Total Funding $224M) $28.8M (-$50M) 6 (-13) Genvid Technology (2016, New York City, $20M) 43 Note: The numbers in the bracket represent the change in a 2 year period. Top Markets of Investment Activity (1/2) Top Markets by Funding in eSports in last 2 years (July 2017 - June 2019) eSports > Market Details > Top Markets of Investment Activity
  43. 43. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201944 Top Markets of Investment Activity (2/2) eSports > Market Details > Top Markets of Investment Activity
  44. 44. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Rank Market # Investments Key Investments 1 Player Organizations Team organizations which employ train eSports gamers to compete (Companies created 58 | Funded 19 | Total Funding $392M ) 4 Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) TSM (2009, Los Angeles, $37M) 2 eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming Technology platforms used for running and tracking competitive eSports tournaments (Companies created 41 | Funded 12 | Total Funding $71.5M ) 2 PlayVS (2015, Detroit, $46M) Smash.gg (2015, San Francisco, $14M) 3 Enablers > Analytics & Tools Platforms which offer eSports analytics and tools for all stakeholders (Companies created 67 | Funded 42 | Total Funding $402M ) 2 Overwolf (2009, Petah Tikva, $22.2M) Visor (2017, San Francisco, $5.8M) 4 eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming Platforms to manage eSports competitions with real money (Companies created 117 | Funded 39 | Total Funding $195M ) 1 Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Note: Investors considered - Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Greylock Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Benchmark Capital, KPCB, Khosla Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Founders Fund, SV Angel, Index Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Venrock, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Battery Ventures 45 Top Markets of Early Stage Investors Top Markets where Early Stage Investors are investing in last 2 years (July 2017 - June 2019) eSports > Market Details > Top Markets of Early Stage Investors
  45. 45. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Incubators Play Labs (#1), Brand Capital (#1) Seed First Capital Ventures (#1), Great Oaks Venture Capital (#1) Series A/B Sequoia Capital (#2), Times Internet (#1) Series C+ Accomplice (#1), Telstra Ventures (#1) Cyber Gamer Jan - 2019 Acq by Lets Play Leetcoin Apr - 2017 Acq by Unikrn Pro Gaming League Oct - 2016 Acq by Millennial Esports WorldGaming IPO'd $5M - Series A WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) $35.5M - Series A Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) $181k - Seed Quarters (2017, New York City, $181k) $100k - Seed GamingMonk (2014, Delhi, $676k) Seed GBarena (2014, Egypt) $1.7M - Seed GameTaco (2015, $1.7M) $25M - Series B G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) $70k - Series A Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Jul 2019 WinZO Obtains INR 34.46 Crore Funding in Series A Round, BusinessEx Jul 2019 WinZO sets up $1.5 mn fund to promote game developers, Gadgets Now Jun 2019 Dignitas partners with Esports Entertainment Group, Esports Insider Jun 2019 Esports Entertainment to offer e-sports betting in partnership with 76ers' owner Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, Proactive Investors May 2019 MPL Partners with CleverTap to Drive User Engagement & Consolidate its Position During the IPL 2019 Season, PR Newswire May 2019 WinZO focuses on Bharat to build community of Gamers, Local youth and Influencers, Punekar News May 2019 Esports Entertainment Group Appoints John Brackens, Former Activision Blizzard Manager of Network Operations, As Chief Information Officer, GlobeNewswire May 2019 Mobile Premier League Acquires Pune Based Crevise Technologies, DIGITAL TERMINAL Apr 2019 MPL secures Rs 250 cr from Go-Jek arm, Sequoia India & Times Internet, Indiatimes Apr 2019 Baazi Games' latest venture RummyBaazi all set to delight rummy lovers, Asian News International Mar 2019 Gaming startup Mobile Premier League ropes in Virat Kohli as brand ambassador, TIMES NOW Jan 2019 Skillz: Top 10 mobile esports players won $8 million in 2018, VentureBeat News 5 1 8 39 117 M&A/IPO Series C+ Series A+ Funded Companies Covered Funding Funnel eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming: Market Factsheet 46 Exits Most Active Investors Recent InvestmentsPlatforms to manage eSports competitions with real money Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) Battlefy (2012, Vancouver, $3.5M) Top Companies #1 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Real Money Gaming Companies Created 117 | Funded 39 | Total Funding $195M 0 10 20 $0k $50M $100M $150M 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Predicted Funding YoY Funding Rounds Predicted Rounds YoY Funding and Rounds Market: Real Money Gaming
  46. 46. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201947 eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming: Top Companies eSports > Market Details > Market: Real Money Gaming #1 Top Markets of Investment Activity Market: Real Money Gaming Analyst’s Pick Skillz (2012, Boston, $51.5M) eSports gaming platform for the mobile games Soonicorn. Stage: Series C PROOF.VC, Liberty Global, Andy Miller and 9 Other Investors G-Loot (2012, Stockholm, $43.3M) eSports competitive gaming platform Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Swedbank Robur, Norron, Inbox Capital and 5 Other Investors Mobile Premier League (2018, Bangalore, $40.6M) Real money gaming platform for eSports Soonicorn. Stage: Series A GoVenture, Times Internet, Sequoia Capital and 11 Other Investors WinZO Games (2017, Delhi, $6.2M) eSports competitive gaming platform for trivia games Minicorn. Stage: Series A Kalaari Capital, Hike Messenger, AngelList, Nageswara Karthik Analyst’s Pick Battlefy (2012, Vancouver, $3.5M) Platform to create and organize eSports tournaments Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed Deep Fork Capital, BDC, WME Entertainment and 16 Other Investors GamingMonk (2014, Delhi, $676k) e-sports gaming organization Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed GameWith, Incubate Fund, Stellaris Venture Partners and 5 Other Investors Quarters (2017, New York City, $181k) Cryptocurrency based esports gaming platform Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed BaaziNow (2018, Gurgaon) App-based gaming platform Editor's Pick. Stage: Unfunded Gizer (2016, New York City) Blockchain-based gaming network Editor's Pick. Stage: Unfunded
  47. 47. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Note: Overall Rating is a combination of Funding and Team rating, along with Execution, Size and Growth metrics 48 eSports Platforms > Competitive Gaming > Real Money Gaming: Leaderboard eSports > Market Details > Market: Real Money Gaming #1 Top Markets of Investment Activity Better than Market Average Market: Real Money Gaming Overall Rating Company Name Year Location Stage Funding ($M) Funding Rounds Team Rating Execution Quality Size Metrics 6M Growth Metrics App Rating App UI Web UI Social Followers Mobile Downloads Mobile Reviews News Mentions Mobile Reviews Social Followers Δ % Δ % 5.0 Mobile Premier League 2018 Bangalore Series A $40.6M 4 - 4 - 3 6.8k 7.5M 166.3k 9 - - 1.3k 23% 5.0 Skillz 2012 Boston Series C $51.5M 7 5 - - - 2.8k - - 22 - - 531 24% 4.8 Blast 2016 Newport Beach Seed $12M 2 5 4 - 4 810 300k 1.6k 3 - - 39 5% 4.5 Esports Entertainme nt Group 2008 Jolly Harbour Seed $3.3M 4 - - - 4 248 - - 7 - - 51 26% 4.1 GamingMonk 2014 Delhi Seed $676k 3 - - - - 630 - - 4 - - 106 20% 4.0 G-Loot 2012 Stockholm Series B $43.3M 3 3 - - 3 749 - - 2 - - 62 9% 3.6 WinZO Games 2017 Delhi Series A $6.2M 4 5 - 4 4 - - - 3 - - - - 3.2 Rocket League Esports 2016 San Diego Seed $2.5M 1 3 - - 3 157.9k - - - - - 23.3k 17% 2.9 GBarena 2014 Egypt Seed - 1 - - - 3 104 - - - - - 23 28% 2.8 WINR Games 2014 Toronto Unfunded - - - 5 - - - 17M 332.8k - 112.1 k 51% - - 2.7 BaaziNow 2018 Gurgaon Unfunded - - - 4 4 3 - 30M 90.7k 2 31.6k 53% - - 2.7 WorldGamin g 2010 Toronto Acquired - - 3 - - - 37.7k - - - - - 4.1k 12%
  48. 48. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Incubators BITKRAFT (#2), Stadia Ventures (#1) Seed CourtsideVC (#2), Founders Fund (#1) Series A/B Greylock Partners (#2), Deep Space Ventures (#1) Series C+ Index Ventures (#1), Spark Capital (#1) Hattrick Sports Group Feb - 2017 Acq by Fortuna for $89.5M Mobovivo Dec - 2016 Acq by ePlay Digital Strexm Sep - 2016 Acq by SplitmediaLabs Thermaltake IPO'd $100k - Seed Askott Entertainment (2015, Vancouver, $100k) $430k - Seed GYO (2018, Franklin, $430k) $4M - Series A Statespace (2017, New York City, $4M) $875k - Seed Haste (2014, Atlanta, $6.7M) $2.5M - Seed Athenascope (2018, California, $2.5M) $150M - Series E Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Seed Barracks (2017, Providencia) $210k - Seed Harena Data (2017, Milford, $275k) $16M - Series B Overwolf (2009, Petah Tikva, $22.2M) Jun 2019 Discord promotes Nitro subscriptions with social server boosting, VentureBeat May 2019 Streamlabs Unveils Creator Sites; Integrated Website- Builder and Commerce Platform for Live Streamers, Business Wire May 2019 Streamlabs Intros Drag-and-Drop Site Builder for Video Streamers, StreamingMedia Apr 2019 Mozilla’s Web-Based VR Platform Hubs Adds Discord Support, VRFocus Apr 2019 Inside Discord, the gaming chat app with as many users as Fortnite, CNBC Mar 2019 Discord Game Store refocuses on Nitro subscription, devs can now sell games directly, GamesIndustry Mar 2019 The Halo Games Will Arrive on PCs Later This Year Via Steam, PCMag Feb 2019 Overwolf launches PUBG Developers Challenge, Esports Insider Feb 2019 Athenascope nabs $2.5M seed led by First Round to bring gamers AI-edited highlight reels, TechCrunch Feb 2019 Explore Halo. Become A Hero. Halo: Outpost Discovery, PR Newswire Jan 2019 DOJO Madness and Sportradar Launch Bayes Esports Solutions, Esports Observer Dec 2018 Discord Store Will Give 90 Percent Revenue Share to Developers from 2019, New Delhi Television Dec 2018 Discord will let anyone sell games on its platform, Engadget News 4 4 13 42 67 M&A/IPO Series C+ Series A+ Funded Companies Covered Funding Funnel Enablers > Analytics & Tools: Market Factsheet 49 Exits Most Active Investors Recent InvestmentsPlatforms which offer eSports analytics and tools for all stakeholders Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Streamlabs (2012, San Francisco, $17.3M) Dojo Madness (2014, Berlin, $12.8M) Overwolf (2009, Petah Tikva, $22.2M) Haste (2014, Atlanta, $6.7M) Top Companies #2 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Analytics & Tools Companies Created 67 | Funded 42 | Total Funding $402M 0 5 10 15 $0k $100M $200M $300M 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Predicted Funding YoY Funding Rounds Predicted Rounds YoY Funding and Rounds Market: Analytics & Tools
  49. 49. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201950 Enablers > Analytics & Tools: Top Companies eSports > Market Details > Market: Analytics & Tools #2 Top Markets of Investment Activity Market: Analytics & Tools Analyst’s Pick Discord (2012, San Francisco, $280M) Voice and text chat software for the eSports gamers Unicorn. Stage: Series E Greenoaks, Technology Opportunity Partners, Index Ventures and 11 Other Investors Overwolf (2009, Petah Tikva, $22.2M) Technology company that enables custom apps to be overlayed on games Minicorn. Stage: Series B Intel Capital, LTV, Yossi Vardi, Marker Streamlabs (2012, San Francisco, $17.3M) Live streaming tool for receving rewards/donations Minicorn. Stage: Series A Sequoia Capital, Crosscut, Matrix Partners and 5 Other Investors Dojo Madness (2014, Berlin, $12.8M) Coaching tools for eSports players Editor's Pick. Stage: Series A Raine Group, Kakao Ventures, March Capital Partners and 8 Other Investors Analyst’s Pick Haste (2014, Atlanta, $6.7M) Network optimization solution provider for eSports gamers Minicorn. Stage: Seed Deep Space Ventures, Tech Square Ventures, BLH Venture Partners and 5 Other Investors Maestro (2015, San Francisco, $5.8M) Engagement and monetization tools for broadcasters Minicorn. Stage: Series A Rubicon Venture Capital, StartX, 500 Startups and 3 Other Investors Mobalytics (2016, Santa Monica, $2.6M) Performance analytics and improvement platform for the competitive gamers Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed RRE Ventures, Almaz Capital, Founders Fund and 4 Other Investors Athenascope (2018, California, $2.5M) AI-focused solution provider Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed First Round Capital Analyst’s Pick Epics (2017, Bath, $2M) Digital trading card and collectibles app Editor's Pick. Stage: Seed BITKRAFT, Hersh Family Investments, Imagination Capital, CourtsideVC OP.GG (2013, Seoul, $195k) Esports data and analytics service provider Editor's Pick. Stage: Series A 500 Startups, SoftBank Ventures Korea, Access Ventures Snipe (2018, Palo Alto) Provider of analytics & tools for esports gamers Editor's Pick. Stage: Funded UpWest Labs Thermaltake (1999, Taipei) Provider of analytics & tools for esports Editor's Pick. Stage: Public
  50. 50. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Note: Overall Rating is a combination of Funding and Team rating, along with Execution, Size and Growth metrics 51 Enablers > Analytics & Tools: Leaderboard eSports > Market Details > Market: Analytics & Tools #2 Top Markets of Investment Activity Better than Market Average Market: Analytics & Tools Overall Rating Company Name Year Location Stage Funding ($M) Funding Rounds Team Rating Execution Quality Size Metrics 6M Growth Metrics App Rating App UI Web UI Social Followers Mobile Downloads Mobile Reviews News Mentions Mobile Reviews Social Followers Δ % Δ % 5.0 Discord 2012 San Francisco Series E $280M 5 3 5 - - 1.1M 75M 470.7k 37 149k 46% 242.7 k 28% 4.6 Streamlabs 2012 San Francisco Series A $17.3M 2 - 4 - 4 246 3.1M 9.4k 8 9.5k - 7684 % 53 27% 4.0 Overwolf 2009 Petah Tikva Series B $22.2M 2 3 4 - - - 300k 2.3k 6 3.8k - 243% - - 3.8 Dojo Madness 2014 Berlin Series A $12.8M 3 5 - - - 751 - - 7 - - 14 2% 3.5 Mobalytics 2016 Santa Monica Seed $2.6M 3 4 - - 4 25.5k - - 3 - - 1.4k 6% 3.5 Epics 2017 Bath Seed $2M 1 4 4 - 4 14.3k 75k 2.1k 1 - - - - 3.3 OP.GG 2013 Seoul Series A $195k 1 - 4 4 2 8.7k 3M 35.6k - 3.3k 10% - - 3.2 Fanai 2016 San Francisco Series A $6.3M 2 - - - - 328 - - 5 - - - - 3.0 Visor 2017 San Francisco Series A $5.8M 3 4 - - 3 665 - - 1 - - 10 2% 2.7 Maestro 2015 San Francisco Series A $5.8M 2 4 - - - 2.2k - - 2 - - -141 -6% 2.7 Mobovivo 2005 Calgary Acquired $2M 3 - - - - 756 - - - - - -10 -1% 2.7 PandaScore 2015 Paris Seed $2.8M 1 2 - - 3 1.2k - - 1 - - 104 10%
  51. 51. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Incubators Seed Deep Space Ventures (#1), M Ventures (#1) Series A/B Bessemer Venture Partners (#2), Telstra (#2) Series C+ NextEquity (#1) SK Gaming Jan - 2019 Acq by Daimler exceL Esports Sep - 2018 Acq by Guinevere Capital OpTic Nov - 2017 Acquired Legacy Esports May - 2017 Acq by afc.com.au GoodGame Dec - 2014 Acq by Twitch $30M - Series B Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) $19M - Series B Fnatic (2004, London, $26M) $46M - Series B Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) Angel YaLLa esports (2016, Dubai) $17.3M - Series A G2 Esports (2013, Berlin, $24.6M) $20M - Series A Envy (2007, Dallas, $20M) $3M - Seed Dignitas (2003, Newark, $3.5M) $53.6M - Series B Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) Jul 2019 K-Swiss and IGC unveil MIBR ONE-TAP shoe, Esports Insider Jun 2019 Immortals GC Acquires OpTic Gaming and Houston Outlaws Parent, Infinite Esports & Entertainment, Esports Observer May 2019 UK-founded e-sports startup Fnatic lands $19 million, Tech.eu Apr 2019 Dubai esports team wins seed funding from angel investor, Arabian Business Mar 2019 Audeze Partners With esports Organization Echo Fox, PR Newswire Feb 2019 G2 Esports raises $17.3 million Series A funding round for global expansion, TechStartups.com Feb 2019 Team Liquid Hires Twitch to Manage Sales and Advertisements, SportTechie Feb 2019 Global eSports revenues to top USD 1 billion in 2019, Deccan Chronicle Holdings Jan 2019 Mail.Ru Group sells SK Gaming to Mercedes-Benz, “the first car maker to invest in an eSports team”, East-West Digital News Jan 2019 Mercedes-Benz becomes SK Gaming partner: New horizons for the brand as it invests in an eSports pioneer, WebWire Jan 2019 Jersey Mike’s Partners with Esports Leader Team Liquid, QSR Magazine Jan 2019 Esports group Fnatic teams up with blockchain firm WAX on digital collectibles, VentureBeat Dec 2018 Immortals, K-swiss Flex Footwear Line, License Global Oct 2018 Esports Company Cloud9 Raises $50 Million In Series B Funding, Forbes News 5 1 10 19 58 M&A/IPO Series C+ Series A+ Funded Companies Covered Funding Funnel Player Organizations: Market Factsheet 52 Exits Most Active Investors Recent InvestmentsTeam organizations which employ train eSports gamers to compete Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) Fnatic (2004, London, $26M) Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) G2 Esports (2013, Berlin, $24.6M) Team Liquid (2002, Los Angeles, $41.5M) Top Companies #3 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Player Organizations Companies Created 58 | Funded 19 | Total Funding $392M 0 5 10 15 $0k $100M $200M $300M 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Predicted Funding YoY Funding Rounds Predicted Rounds YoY Funding and Rounds Market: Player Organizations
  52. 52. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201953 Player Organizations: Top Companies eSports > Market Details > Market: Player Organizations #3 Top Markets of Investment Activity Market: Player Organizations Analyst’s Pick Cloud9 (2013, Santa Monica, $101M) American eSports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Valor Equity Partners, TrueBridge Capital Partners, Robert Hohman and 13 Other Investors Gen.G (2019, Playa Vista, $46M) Esports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B Dreamers, New Enterprise Associates, Conductive Ventures and 8 Other Investors Team Liquid (2002, Los Angeles, $41.5M) eSports team which runs news and content platform Minicorn. Stage: Series A Ted Leonsis, Peter Guber, Jeff Vicnik TSM (2009, Los Angeles, $37M) Esports player organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series A Bessemer Venture Partners, stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala and 9 Other Investors Analyst’s Pick Immortals (2015, Los Angeles, $30M) eSports organization Soonicorn. Stage: Series B AEG, Lions Gate Entertainment, Steve Kaplan and 9 Other Investors Fnatic (2004, London, $26M) e-sports player organization Minicorn. Stage: Series B BlackPine, Beringea, Unbound and 7 Other Investors G2 Esports (2013, Berlin, $24.6M) eSports player organization Minicorn. Stage: Series A Parkwood, Seal Rock Partners, EverBlu Capital and 9 Other Investors Envy (2007, Dallas, $20M) eSports player organization Minicorn. Stage: Series A Echo Fox (2015, Los Angeles) eSports player organization Minicorn. Stage: Seed Vision Venture Partners Analyst’s Pick Global eSports (2012, Mumbai) Esports player organization Editor's Pick. Stage: Unfunded Team Secret (2014) Training provider & player organizer for esports gaming Editor's Pick. Stage: Unfunded U.S. Army Esports (2018) Esports player organization Editor's Pick. Stage: Unfunded
  53. 53. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Note: Overall Rating is a combination of Funding and Team rating, along with Execution, Size and Growth metrics 54 Player Organizations: Leaderboard eSports > Market Details > Market: Player Organizations #3 Top Markets of Investment Activity Better than Market Average Market: Player Organizations Overall Rating Company Name Year Location Stage Funding ($M) Funding Rounds Team Rating Execution Quality Size Metrics 6M Growth Metrics App Rating App UI Web UI Social Followers Mobile Downloads Mobile Reviews News Mentions Mobile Reviews Social Followers Δ % Δ % 5.0 Fnatic 2004 London Series B $26M 2 3 5 - 5 1.3M 8k 149 14 13 10% 36.2k 3% 4.7 Immortals 2015 Los Angeles Series B $30M 4 4 - - 3 136.9k - - 19 - - 903 1% 4.6 G2 Esports 2013 Berlin Series A $24.6M 2 3 - - 3 484.3k - - 6 - - 85k 21% 4.4 TSM 2009 Los Angeles Series A $37M 1 - - - 4 2M - - 4 - - - - 4.3 Gen.G 2019 Playa Vista Series B $46M 1 - - - 3 22.8k - - 2 - - - - 4.1 Cloud9 2013 Santa Monica Series B $101M 5 5 - - 3 789.8k - - 7 - - 70.6k 10% 3.8 SoloMid 2009 San Francisco Series B $62M 2 - - - 3 3.7k - - 2 - - 53 1% 3.7 Envy 2007 Dallas Series A $20M 1 2 - - 3 554.9k - - 4 - - 11.6k 2% 3.7 SK Gaming 1997 Cologne Acquired - - 3 - - 4 293.1k - - 7 - - 2.4k 1% 3.4 Team Liquid 2002 Los Angeles Series A $41.5M 2 4 - - 3 43 - - 5 - - -1 -2% 3.3 Echo Fox 2015 Los Angeles Seed - 1 3 - - 3 95.8k - - 4 - - 3k 3% 3.2 Astralis 2015 Copenhage n Funded - - 3 - - 4 220.2k - - 1 - - 33.1k 18% 3.2 Team Dignitas 2003 London Funded $500k 2 2 - - 4 25 - - 3 - - 8 47% 2.9 YaLLa esports 2016 Dubai Seed - 1 - - - 4 2.5k - - 1 - - - -
  54. 54. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201955 #4 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: League Organizers Companies Created 93 | Funded 33 | Total Funding $1.1B Market: League Organizers
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  58. 58. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201959 #5 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Enablers Companies Created 33 | Funded 14 | Total Funding $103M Market: Enablers
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  61. 61. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201962 #6 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: FPS Companies Created 13 | Funded 8 | Total Funding $2.1B Market: FPS
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  64. 64. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201965 #7 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Live Streaming Companies Created 42 | Funded 23 | Total Funding $224M Market: Live Streaming
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  67. 67. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201968 #8 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Coaching Companies Created 12 | Funded 9 | Total Funding $20.7M Market: Coaching
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  70. 70. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201971 #9 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Competitive Gaming Companies Created 41 | Funded 12 | Total Funding $71.5M Market: Competitive Gaming
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  73. 73. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201974 #10 Top Markets of Investment Activity eSports > Market Details > Market: Content Platforms Companies Created 74 | Funded 18 | Total Funding $75.2M Market: Content Platforms
  74. 74. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201975 eSports > Market Details > Market: Content Platforms #10 Top Markets of Investment Activity Market: Content Platforms
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  76. 76. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Public Companies Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 77 Notable Acquisitions Top Acquirers Acqui-hires
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  78. 78. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Public companies 79 List of Public Companies in eSports IPO Date Company IPO Mcap Exchange Ticker Feb 2019 Super League (2014, Santa Monica) eSports tournament organizer $91.7M NASDAQ:SLGG Jul 2016 Versus Systems (2014, Los Angeles) Competitive gaming platform for gamers CNSX:VS Mar 2012 Millennial Esports (2017, Toronto) Provider of competitive gaming platform $2.2M CVE:GAME Oct 2011 eSports Mogul (2016, Perth) esports media and software company $6.6M ASX:ESH Gfinity (2013, London) eSports league organizer AfriOre (2019, Toronto) Real money based gaming platform Bandai Namco Entertainment (1955, Tokyo) Video game developer and publisher Thermaltake (1999, Taipei) Provider of analytics & tools for esports The Farm 51 (2005, Gliwice) VR game and content development studio WSE:F51 eSports > Exit Outlook > Public Companies
  79. 79. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Notable Acquisitions 80 Notable Acquisitions in eSports eSports > Exit Outlook > Notable Acquisitions Acq. Date Company Acquirer Deal Size Dec 2018 Curse (2006, San Francisco) MCN for Gaming Wikia Nov 2017 Kamcord (2012, San Francisco) Platform for recording and sharing for the mobile gameplay Lyft Jan 2016 Ustream (2007, San Francisco) eSports video streaming platform IBM $130M Aug 2014 Twitch (2011, San Francisco) Live and on-demand eSports and video games streaming website Amazon $970M Feb 2011 Riot Games (2006, San Francisco) Video game developer and eSports tournament organizer Tencent $400M
  80. 80. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Most Active Acquirers 81 eSports > Exit Outlook > Most Active Acquirers
  81. 81. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Acqui-hires 82 List of Acqui-hires in eSports Excludes all details for Chinese companies Date Target Nov-18 Stratagem Technologies Acq by Blockchain eSports > Exit Outlook > Acqui-hires View all 1 Acqui-hired companies on Tracxn Platform
  82. 82. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 83 Details on VC & PE Investors Seed Stage Early Stage Late Stage Details on Top Ecosystem Players
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  84. 84. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 201985 Note: Seed Stage (Seed, Angel), Early Stage (Series A, Series B), Late Stage (Series C+, PE) eSports > Investors > Index of Most Active VC & PE Investors Index of Top Investors (VC, PE) by Stage in eSports; Last 5 years (Jul 2014 - Jun 2019) Index of Most Active VC & PE Investors SEED STAGE CourtsideVC (4 Investments) First Round Capital (3 Investments) Greycroft Partners (3 Investments) Deep Space Ventures (3 Investments) Foundation Capital (2 Investments) SV Angel (2 Investments) March Capital Partners (2 Investments) CRCM Venture (2 Investments) Imagination Capital (2 Investments) Crosscut (2 Investments) Advancit Capital (2 Investments) Tandem Capital (2 Investments) Betaworks (2 Investments) Sterling VC (2 Investments) Vulcan Capital EARLY STAGE Advancit Capital (3 Investments) Samsung NEXT (3 Investments) Bessemer Venture Partners (2 Investments) New Enterprise Associates (2 Investments) Accel (2 Investments) Battery Ventures (2 Investments) Index Ventures (2 Investments) Lowercase Capital (2 Investments) March Capital Partners (2 Investments) Sequoia Capital (2 Investments) Korea Investment Partners (2 Investments) Crosscut (2 Investments) Makers Fund (2 Investments) Yifang Ventures (2 Investments) Greylock Partners LATE STAGE Index Ventures Vulcan Capital Lightspeed Venture Partners FirstMark Spark Capital Accomplice Toba Capital ZhenFund Liberty Global Kleiner Perkins Hillhouse Capital Group Sequoia Capital Telstra Ventures NextEquity Keytone Ventures
  85. 85. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 CourtsideVC 86 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > CourtsideVC Investments [Editor's Pick] Epics (2017, Bath, $2M, Seed) Digital trading card and collectibles app eSports Notable Portfolio [Soonicorn] StockX (2015, Detroit, $160M, Series C) Online marketplace and auction platform to buy and sell used fashion products [Soonicorn] The Athletic (2016, Chicago, $91.8M, Series C) Online sports media company [Soonicorn] Drone Racing League (2015, New York City, $59.9M, Series C) Organizes drone-racing league and manufactures drone sports content [Soonicorn] Freeletics (2013, Munich, $45M, Series A) App offering fitness coaching plans [Minicorn] Percepto (2014, Tel Aviv, $27.5M, Series A) Drone add-on with computer vision software [Minicorn] LiveLike (2015, San Francisco, $23M, Series B) VR Sports Broadcasting [Minicorn] TAPPP (2013, New York City, $9.2M, Series A) Video content aggregator [Editor's Pick] LISNR (2012, Cincinnati, $14.7M, Series B) Provider of an ultrasonic communication protocol for sending data over audio [Editor's Pick] Hammerhead (2012, New York City, $7.4M, Seed) Smart bike navigation [Editor's Pick] Enso Relief (2013, San Francisco, $120k, Seed) Develops a wearable neuromodulation device for relief from pain Other Notable Portfolio Top Exits Recent News on Fund & Portfolio Geographical Spread Stage of Entry Jun 2019 Upcomer welcomes investment from Konvoy Ventures, Esports Insider Apr 2019 Microsoft’s Mixer now lets streamers reward fans for participation, not just subscriptions, TechCrunch Jan 2019 FanAI buys Waypoint Media to better track fan engagement for streaming monetization, TechCrunch Jan 2019 Hi-Rez Studios’ Esports Video Streaming Deal with Microsoft’s Mixer, Global Legal Chronicle Dec 2018 FanAI partners with Hi-Rez Studios and Skillshot Media, Esports Insider Nov 2018 Mixer’s Season 2 is the next phase in its battle with Twitch, YouTube, VentureBeat Oct 2018 Wavedash lays off the majority of its staff, GamesIndustry Mar 2018 FanAI digs deeper into fan behavior for more precise view, The Business Journals Feb 2018 FanAI, the AI Driven Esports Audience Monetization Platform, Secures a $2.5M Funding Round, PR Newswire Feb 2018 Microsoft’s Mixer tempts Twitch users by making it easier for streamers to make money, TechRadar Mixer (2014, Redmond) Acq by Microsoft - Aug 2016 1 2 2 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Follow On New Investments - - - 1 4 Undisclosed Series C+ Series B Series A Seed4 1 - - - US Europe
  86. 86. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 First Round Capital 87 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > First Round Capital People Investments [Minicorn] Mobcrush (2013, Los Angeles, $35.9M, Series B) Live game broadcasting platform for the mobile gamers [Editor's Pick] Athenascope (2018, California, $2.5M, Seed) AI-focused solution provider eSports Notable Portfolio [Unicorn] Flexport (2013, San Francisco, $1.3B, Series E) Online freight forwarder [Unicorn] Clover Health (2014, San Francisco, $925M, Series E) Healthcare insurance for senior citizens [Unicorn] Planet Labs (2010, San Francisco, $400M, Series D) Microsatellites to maps the earth to provide universal access to information [Unicorn] Warby Parker (2010, New York City, $290M, Series E) Internet-first brand of eyewear [Unicorn] Roblox (2005, San Mateo, $252M, Series F) Online gaming platform allowing users to create the web games [Unicorn] LendingHome (2013, San Francisco, $166M, Series C) Alternative lending and investment platform for mortgages. [Unicorn] Percolate (2011, New York City, $107M, Series C) Content Marketing Workflow Tools [Soonicorn] Rover (2011, Seattle, $310M, Series G) Online Pet Sitting Marketplace [Soonicorn] Metromile (2011, San Francisco, $296M, Series E) Usage based car insurance [Soonicorn] North (2012, Kitchener, $266M, Series C) Provider of smart eyewear solution for consumers Other Notable Portfolio Top Exits Recent News on Fund & Portfolio Tom C. Kwon Co-Founder & Partner Geographical Spread Stage of Entry Feb 2019 Athenascope nabs $2.5M seed led by First Round to bring gamers AI-edited highlight reels, TechCrunch Jul 2018 Mobcrush’s livestream multicasting tool can reach 750 million people, VentureBeat Apr 2018 Ex-Fullscreen senior director joins livestreaming platform Mobcrush, Pocket Gamer Mar 2018 Mobcrush flips the switch on monetization with new ad platform, TechCrunch Mar 2018 Mobile streaming outfit Mobcrush recruits ex-Studio 71 COO Phil Ranta as head of creators, Pocket Gamer Dec 2016 Boom.tv raises $3.5 million for esports 3D livestreaming platform, VentureBeat Oct 2016 Livestreaming app Mobcrush raises $20 million, VentureBeat Apr 2016 Former Kabam COO Chris Carvalho carves a niche as a game startup adviser, VentureBeat Oct 2015 Chinese giant Tencent leads Series A funding in free-to- play developer Artillery | GamesBeat, VentureBeat Oct 2015 Artillery Raises Series A Funding, VC News Daily None 2 1 1 1 1 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Follow On New Investments - - - - 4 Undisclosed Series C+ Series B Series A Seed4 - - - - US
  87. 87. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Greycroft Partners 88 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Greycroft Partners People Investments [Editor's Pick] SLIVER.tv (2015, Cupertino, $32M, Series A) VR platform for viewing eSports competitions eSports Notable Portfolio [Unicorn] Bird (2017, Santa Monica, $418M, Series C) Electric kick scooter sharing service [Soonicorn] Group Nine Media (2016, New York City, $625M, Series D) Digital-first media network [Soonicorn] Bright Health (2015, Minneapolis, $440M, Series C) Health insurance provider [Soonicorn] Thrive Market (2013, Los Angeles, $329M, Series C) Online store for organic products on paid membership [Soonicorn] The RealReal (2011, Tiburon, $288M, Series G) Online consignment for luxury fashion [Soonicorn] Acorns (2012, Irvine, $287M, Series E) Micro saving investment app [Soonicorn] Scopely (2011, Culver City, $258M, Series C) Mobile game developer and publisher focusing on casual games [Soonicorn] Boxed (2013, New York City, $245M, Series D) Discounted Bulk-sized Products [Soonicorn] Icertis (2009, Seattle, $211M, Series E) Cloud-based contract management platform [Soonicorn] App Annie (2010, San Francisco, $156M, Series E) Provides app store analytics and market intelligence [Soonicorn] Deposit Solutions (2011, Hamburg, $150M, Series D) Open architecture platform for retail deposits Other Notable Portfolio Top Exits Recent News on Fund & Portfolio Ian Sigalow Co-Founder & Partner Dana Settle Co-Founder & Partner Alan Patricof Co-Founder & Managing Director Geographical Spread Stage of Entry Jan 2019 FanAI buys Waypoint Media to better track fan engagement for streaming monetization, TechCrunch Dec 2018 FanAI partners with Hi-Rez Studios and Skillshot Media, Esports Insider Nov 2018 SLIVER.tv, Tencent Games partner for Ring of Elysium channel, Esports Insider Apr 2018 Twitch Partners with SLIVER.tv to Launch Interactive "Tilted Trivia" Extension to Millions of Twitch Esports Fans, PR Newswire Mar 2018 FanAI digs deeper into fan behavior for more precise view, The Business Journals Feb 2018 FanAI, the AI Driven Esports Audience Monetization Platform, Secures a $2.5M Funding Round, PR Newswire Feb 2018 GVR Fund Raises $18.3 Million, Investing in Seventeen Augmented Reality (AR) And Virtual Reality (VR) Startups, PR Newswire Feb 2018 Sliver.tv raises $20 million in ICO presale to improve esports streaming, VentureBeat Nov 2017 Blockchain Streamer Theta Labs Offers Tokens For Your Processing Power, BlockTribune AlphaDraft (2014, Los Angeles, $5M) Acq by FanDuel - Sep 2015 11 1 1 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Follow On New Investments - - - - 3 Undisclosed Series C+ Series B Series A Seed3 - - - - US
  88. 88. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Deep Space Ventures 89 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Deep Space Ventures
  89. 89. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 SV Angel 90 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > SV Angel
  90. 90. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 March Capital Partners 91 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > March Capital Partners
  91. 91. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 CRCM Venture 92 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > CRCM Venture
  92. 92. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Crosscut 93 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Crosscut
  93. 93. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Advancit Capital 94 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Advancit Capital
  94. 94. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Vulcan Capital 95 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Vulcan Capital
  95. 95. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 96 Details on VC & PE Investors Seed Stage Early Stage Late Stage Details on Top Ecosystem Players
  96. 96. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Advancit Capital 97 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Advancit Capital
  97. 97. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Samsung NEXT 98 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Samsung NEXT
  98. 98. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Bessemer Venture Partners 99 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Bessemer Venture Partners
  99. 99. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 New Enterprise Associates 100 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > New Enterprise Associates
  100. 100. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Battery Ventures 101 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Battery Ventures
  101. 101. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Index Ventures 102 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Index Ventures
  102. 102. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Lowercase Capital 103 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Lowercase Capital
  103. 103. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 March Capital Partners 104 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > March Capital Partners
  104. 104. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Sequoia Capital 105 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Sequoia Capital
  105. 105. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Korea Investment Partners 106 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Korea Investment Partners
  106. 106. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Crosscut 107 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Crosscut
  107. 107. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Makers Fund 108 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Makers Fund
  108. 108. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Greylock Partners 109 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Greylock Partners
  109. 109. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 110 Details on VC & PE Investors Seed Stage Early Stage Late Stage Details on Top Ecosystem Players
  110. 110. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Index Ventures 111 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Index Ventures
  111. 111. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Vulcan Capital 112 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Vulcan Capital
  112. 112. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Lightspeed Venture Partners 113 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Lightspeed Venture Partners
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  114. 114. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Spark Capital 115 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Spark Capital
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  116. 116. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Toba Capital 117 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Toba Capital
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  118. 118. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Liberty Global 119 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Liberty Global
  119. 119. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Kleiner Perkins 120 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Kleiner Perkins
  120. 120. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Hillhouse Capital Group 121 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Hillhouse Capital Group
  121. 121. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Sequoia Capital 122 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Sequoia Capital
  122. 122. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Telstra Ventures 123 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Telstra Ventures
  123. 123. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Keytone Ventures 124 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Keytone Ventures
  124. 124. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Contents Feed Summary Investment Trend Market Details Exit Outlook Investors News Appendix 125 Details on VC & PE Investors Details on Top Ecosystem Players Incubators Other Notable Investors Debt Investors
  125. 125. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019126 eSports > Investors > Index of Ecosystem Investors Index of Top Ecosystem Investors in eSports; Q3 2014 - Q2 2019 Index of Ecosystem Investors INCUBATOR Y Combinator (10 Investments) BITKRAFT (9 Investments) 500 Startups (7 Investments) Techstars (5 Investments) Incubate Fund (3 Investments) Boost VC (3 Investments) Amplify (2 Investments) IIDF (2 Investments) NFX Brand Capital Science The Hive Chinaccelerator Entrepreneur First KiwiTech OTHER NOTABLE INVESTORS FundersClub (3 Investments) CAA Ventures (3 Investments) Tencent (2 Investments) Time Warner (2 Investments) Times Internet (2 Investments) Riot Games (2 Investments) Telstra (2 Investments) Kakao Ventures (2 Investments) Intel Stanford University Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan TrueBridge Capital Partners Western Alliance Bancorporation Global Founders Capital Canaccord Genuity Group DEBT INVESTORS Silicon Valley Bank KKR Western Technology Investment Farallon Capital Management Multiplier Capital Trifecta Capital
  126. 126. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 Y Combinator 127 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > Y Combinator People Investments [Editor's Pick] Guilded (2017, San Francisco, $3.2M, Seed) Esports team management tool eSports Notable Portfolio [Unicorn] Airbnb (2008, San Francisco, $3.8B, Series F) Marketplace for vacation rental accommodations [Unicorn] Instacart (2012, San Francisco, $2.8B, Series G) Marketplace for same-day grocery delivery [Unicorn] DoorDash (2013, Palo Alto, $2B, Series G) On-demand food delivery marketplace [Unicorn] Rappi (2015, Bogota, $1.5B, Series E) On-demand delivery services for multi-vertical products [Unicorn] Flexport (2013, San Francisco, $1.3B, Series E) Online freight forwarder [Unicorn] Stripe (2010, San Francisco, $861M, Series E) API-linked payment gateway for transaction processing [Unicorn] Zenefits (2013, San Francisco, $584M, Series C) SaaS HR Platform for SMBs [Unicorn] Coinbase (2012, San Francisco, $547M, Series E) Digital currency exchange & wallet provider [Unicorn] Ginkgo Bioworks (2008, Boston, $429M, Series D) Designs microbes to produce cultured ingredients [Unicorn] Monzo (2015, London, $422M, Series F) Internet-first retail bank [Unicorn] Docker (2008, San Francisco, $335M, Series E) LXC based OS-level virtualization technology and PaaS [Unicorn] Gusto (2011, San Francisco, $316M, Series C) Cloud-based HRMS and payroll management solution Other Notable Portfolio Top Exits Recent News on Fund & Portfolio Paul Graham Co-Founder Robert Morris Co-Founder Trevor Blackwell Co-Founder Jessica Livingston Co-Founder & Partner Geographical Spread Stage of Entry Jul 2019 Twitch growth dips as Fortnite viewership continues to decline, GamesIndustry Mar 2019 Camelot lets Twitch and YouTube audiences pay for what they want to see, TechCrunch Jan 2019 Team SoloMid Parent Company Swift Adds Blitz Esports App To Growing Portfolio, Esports Observer Nov 2018 Discord acquires Blitz Esports, closes content platform, GamesIndustry Aug 2018 Gaming Insights Startup Visor Raises $4.7M in Series A, FinSMEs May 2016 Revlo raises $1.1 million to let livestreamers engage and monetize their fans | GamesBeat, VentureBeat Apr 2016 Kamcord bags $10M led by Time Warner to tackle live- streaming like a media business, TechCrunch Feb 2016 Kamcord Now Lets Broadcasters Make Money On Its Mobile Game Streaming App, TechCrunch Nov 2015 Kamcord Launches Live Mobile Game Streaming In Japan And Korea, TechCrunch Jul 2015 Kamcord Update Brings Live Game Streaming To Mobile Devices, TechCrunch Twitch (2011, San Francisco, $35.1M) Acq by Amazon - Aug 2014 Kamcord (2012, San Francisco, $34.8M) Acq by Lyft - Nov 2017 Blitz Esports (2015, Berkeley, $3.6M) Acq by Discord - Nov 2018 22 1 3 1 1 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Follow On New Investments 1 - - - 11 Undisclosed Series C+ Series B Series A Seed12 - - - - US
  127. 127. Copyright © 2019, Tracxn Technologies Private Limited. All rights reserved.Feed Report - eSports - Jul 2019 BITKRAFT 128 Portfolio in eSports | Exits | Funds Link | Website | LinkedIn | Twitter eSports > Investors > BITKRAFT Investments [Editor's Pick] Dojo Madness (2014, Berlin, $12.8M, Series A) Coaching tools for eSports players [Editor's Pick] Epics (2017, Bath, $2M, Seed) Digital trading card and collectibles app eSports Notable Portfolio [Soonicorn] Manticore Games (2016, San Mateo, $48.1M, Series B) Independent game development company specializing in PC & console games [Minicorn] Action Network (2017, Playa Vista, $17.5M, Series B) Online media portal providing sports betting news [Editor's Pick] GoMeta (2016, San Diego, $6M, Seed) Platform to create and play AR games Other Notable Portfolio Top Exits Recent News on Fund & Portfolio Geographical Spread Stage of Entry Jun 2019 Esports ETF debuts, Seeking Alpha Jan 2019 FanAI buys Waypoint Media to better track fan engagement for streaming monetization, TechCrunch Jan 2019 DOJO Madness and Sportradar Launch Bayes Esports Solutions, Esports Observer Dec 2018 FanAI partners with Hi-Rez Studios and Skillshot Media, Esports Insider Dec 2018 Infinite Esports & Entertainment’s Allegiance Organization to Shut Down, Esports Observer Oct 2018 Advance Publications buys The Esports Observer as a new sport emerges, VentureBeat Mar 2018 FanAI digs deeper into fan behavior for more precise view, The Business Journals Feb 2018 FanAI, the AI Driven Esports Audience Monetization Platform, Secures a $2.5M Funding Round, PR Newswire Jan 2018 Esports Trading Card Platform Epics.gg Raises $2 Million in Seed Round, Esports Observer Oct 2017 SportsBusiness Journal and The Esports Observer Announce Strategic Partnership | Business Wire, Business Wire Esports Observer (2014, Berlin) Acq by ADVANCE - Oct 2018 2 2 2 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Follow On New Investments 3 - - 1 7 Undisclosed Series C+ Series B Series A Seed5 2 2 1 1 Europe US China SEA Japan

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