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Meet the Esports Insider Hall of Fame Class of 2020

With attendees tuning in from all over the world tonight, Esports Insider had the pleasure of inducting three new members into the ESI Hall of Fame’s class of 2020, concluding day one of ESI Digital Winter (#ESIDIGITAL). The ESI Hall of Fame, which this year is being presented by Singtel and GamingMalta, was created to…

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Complexity Gaming CEO Jason Lake on forging new connections in complex times

In 2019, Complexity Gaming opened its lavish GameStop Performance Center headquarters in Frisco, Texas as part of the Dallas Cowboys’ extensive The Star campus. Packed with sponsorship activations and created with big plans for fan events and collaborations with the NFL team, it was one of the most prominent launches of an esports facility to…

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Malaysia-based inventory management platform Food Market Hub raises $4 million from Go-Ventures, SIG

Food Market Hub co-founders Anthony See and Shayna Teh Many restaurants still rely on spreadsheets to track their inventory of produce, meat and other ingredients. But using manual methods often results in food wastage and higher costs. Malaysia-based Food Market Hub is a cloud-based platform that connects food and beverage (F&B) outlets directly to suppliers,…

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Payments app True Balance raises $28 million to reach more underbanked users in India

True Balance, a South Korean startup which runs an eponymous financial services app aimed at tens of millions of users in small cities and towns in India, said on Wednesday it has raised $28 million in a new financing round and expects to turn a profit next year. SoftBank Ventures Asia, Naver, BonAngels, Daesung Private…

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Nigeria’s Autochek raises $3.4M for car sales and service platform

Nigeria based startup Autochek looks to bring the sales and servicing of cars in Africa online. The newly founded venture has closed a $3.4 million seed-round co-led by TLcom Capital and 4DX ventures toward that aim. The raise comes fresh off of Autochek’s September acquisition of digital car sales marketplace Cheki in Nigeria and Ghana.…

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Tutor marketplace GoStudent takes its Series A to €13.3M with Left Lane Capital and DN Capital

Vienna-based e-learning start-up GoStudent has increased the Series A round it raised earlier this year to €13.3 million, adding €5m this week, in a round led by Left Lane Capital and DN Capital. To date it has raised a total of €16m. GoStudent operates a platform connecting students with teachers worldwide for individual and group…

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Panasonic explores a European battery deal with Norway’s largest energy and industrial companies

Panasonic, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, has signed a preliminary agreement with the Nordic energy company Equinor and engineering and industrial company Norsk Hydro to collaborate on building a battery business in Northern Europe. The three companies said that over the coming months they’ll work to assess the market for lithium-ion…

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Panasonic explores a European battery deal with Norway’s largest energy and industrial companies

Panasonic, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of lithium ion batteries, has signed a preliminary agreement with the Nordic energy company, Equinor, and engineering and industrial company, Norsk Hydro, to collaborate on building a battery business in Northern Europe. The three companies said that over the coming months they’ll work to assess the market for…