Week-in-Review: YouTube’s awful comments and...
Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one...
Amazon’s Twitch acquired social networking...
While Facebook makes a bold move into cryptocurrency to capitalise on its multi-billion user base, a social network...
Startups net more than capital with NBA players...
If you’re a basketball fan like me, you’ll be glued to the TV watching the NBA finals. In honor of the...
Fundraising 101: How to trigger FOMO among VCs
Let’s go beyond the high-level fundraising advice that fills VC blogs. If you have a compelling business and have...
Pro gamer Tfue files lawsuit against esports org...
Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney, one of the world’s premier streamers and esports pros, has filed a lawsuit...
Microsoft’s Mixer now lets streamers reward...
On game streaming platforms today, there’s really only one way to earn status within a creator’s community:...
Camelot lets Twitch and YouTube audiences pay for...
As the streaming world continues to grow, startups are looking to take advantage of the opportunity and grab a slice of...
Facebook wants up to 30% of fan subscriptions vs...
Facebook will drive a hard bargain with influencers and artists judging by the terms of service for the social...
Fortnite goes big on esports for 2019 with $100...
Epic Games, maker of the ultra popular Battle Royale game Fortnite, is putting up another $100 million in prize cash...
Medal.tv’s clipping service allows gamers to...
As online gaming becomes the new social forum for living out virtual lives, a new startup called Medal.tv has raised...
2018 really was more of a dumpster fire for...
Around 37 percent of Americans were subjected to severe hate and harassment online in 2018, according to a new study by...
State Farm sponsors popular Fortnite streamer...
DrLupo, one of the biggest names and most recognizable voices in Fortnite streaming, has closed a sponsorship deal with...
FanAI buys Waypoint Media to better track fan...
FanAI, an audience analysis platform for eSports and streaming, is buying New York-based Waypoint Media to improve its...
Ninja raked in nearly $10 million in 2018
Twitch superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has finally settled the debate over just how much he earned in 2018....
YouTube is closing the gap with Twitch on live...
Twitch continues to dominate the live streaming market, with approximately 2.5 billion hours watched by viewers in the...
Josh Kushner’s Thrive Capital brings in $1B
Thrive Capital has announced the close of its largest fund to date.
In-car commerce startup Cargo raises $22 million...
Cargo, the startup that helps ridesharing drivers earn money by bringing the convenience store into their vehicles, has...
Amazon’s Thursday Night Football live stream...
Amazon is taking full advantage of its deal to live stream Thursday Night Football games, which it snagged...
Live streams of karate and niche sports are...
Of the 100 most-watched live telecasts in the US in 2005, 14 were sporting events; in 2015, sporting events comprised...
Twitch updates security for its TwitchCon event...
Twitch is today announcing changes to its security procedures for its TwitchCon event taking place in San Jose,...