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venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - FaZe Clan will go public in a $1B SPAC as esports content blossoms
FaZe Clan will go public in a $1B SPAC as esports content blossoms
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. FaZe Clan said it will go public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at a $1 billion valuation to grow its combination…

pcgamesinsider.biz - Esports outfit Faze going public with $1bn valuation
Esports outfit Faze going public with $1bn valuation
PC Games Insider

Pro-gaming organisation Faze Clan is going to be going public in the near future via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). This will see the firm merge with B. Riley Principal, with Faze receiving $291 million as a result. This unified…

financialexpress.com - BrandWagon Online - Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India and JetSynthesys launch esports cricket tournament
Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India and JetSynthesys launch esports cricket tournament
The Financial Express

JetSynthesys in association with the Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI) has announced an esports cricket tournament – Real Cricket Championship. Real Cricket is developed by JetSynthesys' subsidiary; Nautilus…

billboard.com - Dan Rys - Esports Platform FaZe Clan Going Public in $1 Billion SPAC Deal
Esports Platform FaZe Clan Going Public in $1 Billion SPAC Deal
Billboard

FaZe Clan, the esports collective and lifestyle company that counts the likes of Jimmy Iovine, Sylvia Rhone, Troy Carter and Guy Oseary as well as artists like Offset, Pitbull and Yo Gotti among its investors, announced today (Oct. 25) its…

morningconsult.com - Morning Consult Sports: Esports Organization FaZe Clan Eyes $1 Billion SPAC Merger to Go Public
Morning Consult Sports: Esports Organization FaZe Clan Eyes $1 Billion SPAC Merger to Go Public
Morning Consult

Jared Diamond, The Wall Street Journal As technology has evolved, the humble radio has endured, with the voice of the local broadcaster serving as the soundtrack to summer for generations of baseball fans. Almost every day from April through…

pandaily.com - Kuaishou and Suzhou City Reach Agreement to Settle E-Sports Headquarter
Kuaishou and Suzhou City Reach Agreement to Settle E-Sports Headquarter
Pandaily

Chinese short video platform Kuaishou and Suzhou's Municipal Government have recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement that will see future investment in high-quality resources promote the settlement of Kuaishou's e-sports headquarter in…

igamingbusiness.com - Researchers recommend ban on all esports gambling ads | Marketing & affiliates
Researchers recommend ban on all esports gambling ads | Marketing & affiliates
iGaming Business

The recommendations came as part of a policy briefing on young people and gambling marketing, based on two new studies into the topic. The research – conducted by University of Bristol's chair of marketing Professor Agnes Nairn and marketing…

nytimes.com - Andrew Ross Sorkin - The New Billionaire Tax in Democrats' Sights
The New Billionaire Tax in Democrats' Sights
The New York Times

As Democrats race to find ways to pay for President Biden's social spending plans — particularly as one of their own, Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, blocks efforts to raise corporate and individual tax rates — they're increasingly…

gamingonphone.com - Press Release - Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI) and JetSynthesys launch Real Cricket Championship, India's biggest Esports cricket tournament
Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI) and JetSynthesys launch Real Cricket Championship, India's biggest Esports cricket tournament
GamingonPhone

JetSynthesys, the new age digital entertainment, and technology company with a strong play in gaming and esports, in association with the Federation of Electronic Sports Associations of India (FEAI), announces India's biggest esports cricket…

gamesindustry.biz - Danielle Partis - Faze Clan goes public with $1bn valuation
Faze Clan goes public with $1bn valuation
GamesIndustry.biz

Gaming and esports outfit Faze Clan has announced a merger with special purpose acquisition company B. Riley Principal that will see the firm go public on the NASDAQ. As part of the merger, the company will receive approximately $291 million, which…

kotaku.com - Luke Plunkett - Faze Clan Going Public In Deal That Is Somehow Worth $1 Billion
Faze Clan Going Public In Deal That Is Somehow Worth $1 Billion
Kotaku

Fresh off a big crypto scam involving a number of its members only four months ago, Faze Clan announced today that the group is about to become a publicly traded company, meaning fans will soon be able to buy shares. Their initial valuation? Oh, $1…

thestreet.com - David Drapkin - Could Esports' FaZe Clan Go MEME as it Goes Public via B Riley SPAC?
Could Esports' FaZe Clan Go MEME as it Goes Public via B Riley SPAC?
TheStreet

------------------------- -------------------------- Free Investor Resources from Boardroom Alpha ------------------------- -------------------------- FaZe Clan, the immensely popular gaming and media platform has struck a deal to go public via B…

theverge.com - Emma Roth - Faze Clan is going public in $1 billion SPAC deal
Faze Clan is going public in $1 billion SPAC deal
The Verge

Faze Clan is on track to become a publicly traded company. The competitive esports group is merging with B. Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. in a deal that values the combined companies at $1 billion (via Markets Insider). As a part of the deal…

medianews4u.com - Editorial - Dice Media launches India's first esports-based web series, Clutch
Dice Media launches India's first esports-based web series, Clutch
Uplift Medianews4u Digital Private Limited

Mumbai: Adding a new genre to their creative playbook, Dice Media launched India's first esports-based web series presented by Legion from Lenovo and LOCO. ‘Clutch' taps into the growing love for gaming in India, by showcasing an underdog…

medium.com - Jon Radoff - The Metaverse Canon: Reading Guide
The Metaverse Canon: Reading Guide
Medium

This is a collection of my favorite articles — including those I've written myself and people have found helpful — but many others that have inspired me to think about the convergence of many social and technological trends that will…

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