San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley), Operating Status of Organization e.g. That goal: to build the ideal esports team for many years to come. The FaZe organization has referred to itself as a "lifestyle brand.". Overactive Media ($120 million valuation, $5 million estimated revenue)12T. There are hundreds of companies starting, with thousands of investors ready to invest millions with the hopes of making billions. Team SoloMid takes a bit from both columns. In 2018, Rekt Global purchased Rogue. Team Liquid ($320 million, $24 million)1T. 4 last year and has seemingly dissolved since amid ongoing controversy amongst its investors. NRG (Entertainment Software) General Information Description Operator of online game series intended to build the ideal esports team. Marshawn Lynch and Michael Strahan are the most recent investors. © Copyright 2020 / Privacy Policy / Terms of Service, Cloud9, TSM, FaZe Clan, NRG among most valuable esports teams, Grand Slam continues with EG and Astralis at IEM Beijing, shroud says more streamers to leave Twitch as streaming changes, Gen.G reportedly targeting Autimatic, daps for new CSGO team, Astralis wins wild, wacky BLAST Stand-Off against Natus Vincere, s1mple leaks location of next CSGO major in video with Neymar, Semmler is unimpressed with the state of pro CSGO, FaZe Clan win BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen thanks to NiP throws, s1mple reportedly signs new deal, staying with Na'Vi through 2020, EG, Astralis, Liquid, Fnatic all set for ECS Season 8 Finals, Astralis and Team Liquid headline ESL Pro League final teams, CSGO key update likely to shake up the entire Steam economy, shroud back on Mixer after emergency room trip for back pain, Windigo Gaming announces closure, cites lack of event payouts, 100 Thieves return to Counter-Strike by signing Renegades, These are the next big League, CSGO, Dota 2 esports tournaments, The EG roster's run from NRG to the number one rank in CSGO, Everything to know about BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen, Swole Patrol, Nemiga Gaming start WINNERS League Season 3 strong, Twitch shares tribute to shroud as streamer heads to Mixer. While his soccer team, Revolution isn’t exactly the model to follow, the dynasty he has created with the New England Patriots shows this man knows what it takes to build champions and dynasties. SaaS, Android, Cloud Computing, Medical Device), Where the organization is headquartered (e.g. Magic Johnson is a part owner in teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Sparks, and the Los Angeles football club, (you can tell he has a thing for LA, can’t you?) For you football fans, that’s the same place as where the Dallas Cowboys train. Magic Johnson has always been a champion. If you ever watch MSNBC show Shark Tank, you’ll notice that Mark Cuban is the go-to guy for anything computer or technology. Despite keeping a relatively low profile as an investor, Ashton actually owns his own investment platform, Sound Ventures, and has invested in over 60 different companies. Immortals Gaming Club boasts a strong valuation in large part thanks to their sprawling operations. Like when Team Liquid won The International 7. eSports is nowhere near finished with its explosive growth. NRG eSports is funded by 6 investors. A team that goes back all the way to the year 2000 as a gaming clan, team Liquid has been around since the days of the OG StarCraft II Leagues. Most famously, joining several other investors in NRG eSports (one of whom you will see later in the list). Having invested in companies like Skype, Airbnb, and many others. It always has been, given the sheer number of celebrity investors jumping into the fray including rapper Drake investing millions in 100 Thieves and NBA star Jonas Jerebko buying Renegades.