2018: The Year of Acceleration

According to Esports Insider, 2018 was the year of investments, sponsorships, and deals for the eSports industry. From my point of view, the pace of eSports is clearly accelerating. Investors ranging from celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan to savvy private equity funds are pouring capital into a wide variety of eSports companies. They all want to get in on the ground floor of the burgeoning industry and valuations are soaring. It will interesting to watch in 2019 who will be in the winners: teams, technology or sponsors?