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Esports Gaming League taps ‘Series A’ Funding, pre-money value GBP5.5m 

Esports Gaming League taps ‘Series A’ Funding, pre-money value GBP5.5m 

By Roger Aitken – With eSports revenues projected to reach USD1.8 billion worldwide by 2022 and seeing a robust CAGR of 22.3 per cent, the Esports Gaming League (EGL), an agency providing a platform for gamers to enter tournaments across multiple games on a global basis, has launched a ‘Series A’ funding valuing the business at around GBP5.5 million (cUSD6.7 million) on a ‘pre-money’ basis.
 

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Research reveals investor confusion over risks involved when investing through property investment platforms

Research reveals investor confusion over risks involved when investing through property investment platforms

New research from secured property lender Fitzrovia Finance reveals a lack of understanding of some of the fundamental risks involved through investing through property investment platforms, with 75 per cent of investors wrongly believing first charge secured debt/loans are riskier than second charge mezzanine debt/loans.