The Esports Club, with funding led by KOMLAY Group & SAMBAVANATH Group, has raised $3 Million in the Pre-Series A round to expand its operations in The Middle East and Southeast Asia and build a state-of-the-art esports platform.
Established in 2019 by experienced gaming and esports industry veterans Vamsi Krishna, Ishaan Arya & Mansoor Ahmed Noor, The Esports Club® provides specialized gaming marketing services. Since its establishment, The Esports Club has developed and launched some of the most commercially successful Gaming and Esports IPs in the South Asian region, including the largest consumer gaming show, The Arena, in partnership with Comic Con India and one of the longest running esports tournament series, TEC Challenger Series & TEC Gauntlet.
QuantAscend Consulting Global, Investment Bankers & CFO Advisors, and Beeline Capital Advisors Private Limited, SEBI registered (CAT- I) Merchant Banker & boutique Investment Banker secured the investment.
“We are thrilled to have secured this funding and to be expanding our operations to new regions,” said Vamsi Krishna, Founder of The Esports Club. “Esports is a rapidly growing industry, and we are excited to be at the forefront. We are committed to building a strong and sustainable Esports ecosystem, and this funding will allow us to do just that. We are excited to bring our competitive tournaments, events, and content to new audiences and to help cultivate the next generation of Esports talent,” he added.
With this investment, The Esports Club looks to support the organization’s growth in the gaming events and Esports space, including expanding its operations, events, and content creation. TEC will also be launching new regional initiatives, including hiring local broadcast talent, hosting events, and developing a strong online presence. TEC will work closely with local communities to foster the growth of esports in these regions and provide opportunities for players to showcase their skills and pursue their careers in gaming.
The organization will also invest in state-of-the-art broadcast facilities and technology to support its tournaments that cater to new markets.
“Globally, esports is one of the fastest growing businesses in the entertainment industry, and we are excited to be part of this growth with The Esports Club and the industry as a whole, “said CA Nikhil Shah, Managing Director of Beeline Capital Advisors Private Limited, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
“At QuantAscend Consulting Global, we have worked with the company from its formative years, and we are delighted to find the right set of investors who believe in the business model and subscribe to the vision of The Esports Club,” said Ramesh Babu, Co-Founder, QuantAscend Consulting Global.