Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze – Esports Insider

Esports investment report, April 2021: OverActive Media, GRID, Epulze – Esports Insider

Aside from Epic Games raising an eye-watering $1bn (~£727m), endemic esports companies such as GRID, Epulze, Semper Fortis, and OverActive Media also raised substantial funds in April. 

Every month, Esports Insider compiles a list of the month’s key investment stories. To read more about a story below, click the link in the corresponding title.


Spotlighted Story:

Epic Games closes $1bn funding round led by Sony

Epic Games

American games publisher Epic Games announced the closing of a $1bn (~£727m) funding round, bringing the company’s equity valuation to $28.7bn (~£20.87bn).

Sony Group Corporation led the funding round with an investment of $200m (~£145.4m). Other investors include Appaloosa, Baillie GiffordPark West, KKR, AllianceBernstein, Altimeter, Franklin Templeton,and Luxor Capital, to name a few.


Tournament platform Epulze secures £4.7m investment

Epulze Investment
Credit: Epulze

Swedish esports tournament platform Epulze secured an investment of SEK 57m (∼£4,74m) from its latest funding round.

According to the release, participants in the funding round included Swedish financial group Svea Ekonomi and Norwegian
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