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Performance Designed Products Announces Appointment of Jessica Morrow as Vice President of Business Development

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:05pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Performance Designed Products, LLC (PDP), a leading developer of video game accessories and peripherals, continues to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of experienced product development manager Jessica Morrow, as Vice President of Business Development.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Performance Designed Products, LLC (PDP), a leading developer of video game accessories and peripherals, continues to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of experienced product development manager Jessica Morrow, as Vice President of Business Development.
  • Navin Kumar, Chief Marketing Officer of PDP, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Jessica to PDP to lead our business development efforts and build on our recent momentum.
  • Ms. Morrow was for the past 16+ years with gaming accessories maker PowerA, most recently as Sr. Director of Licensing and New Business Development.
  • Performance Designed Products is an industry leader providing high-quality licensed peripherals and accessories for all major video game platforms so players can level up their game.

Jerry Solomon Joins SPIRE Institute & Academy as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

GENEVA, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA), the elite Ohio sport boarding school known for its first-class facilities, outstanding coaching staff and academic excellence, is welcoming world-renowned sports agent and event producer, Jerry Solomon, as a consultant and Senior Vice President of Business Development.

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  • GENEVA, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SPIRE Institute & Academy (IA), the elite Ohio sport boarding school known for its first-class facilities, outstanding coaching staff and academic excellence, is welcoming world-renowned sports agent and event producer, Jerry Solomon, as a consultant and Senior Vice President of Business Development.
  • When Jerry heard that his longtime friend Ted Meekma was involved with SPIRE, he knew he wanted to be a part of the academy's vision.
  • And now, for him to commit to become our Senior Vice President of Business Development is a real coup.
  • SPIRE Institute & Academy is a comprehensive academic, athletic, personal skills and career development experience located within a world class event and wellness complex.

RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. Sendity White Label Launch and Corporate Update

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. (TSX-V: REVO ) (Frankfurt: IJA2 ) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the first White Label within the remittance sector launches today under the brand Sendity .

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. (TSX-V: REVO ) (Frankfurt: IJA2 ) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the first White Label within the remittance sector launches today under the brand Sendity .
  • Further to the news release datedthe 15th of June 2021 , the white-label partner platform is branded Sendity .
  • RevoluPAY management received confirmation from the DCE management team on the 8th of September 2021 confirming that they intend to launch within the previously informed timeframe.
  • For further information on RevoluGROUP Canada Inc. (TSX-V: REVO), visit the Company's website at www.RevoluGROUP.com .

Caesars Sportsbook Named Official Sportsbook Partner Of LSU Athletics

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 7:58pm

and LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the first time ever, a perennial powerhouse in college athletics is naming an official sportsbook partner.

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  • and LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the first time ever, a perennial powerhouse in college athletics is naming an official sportsbook partner.
  • LSU Athletics and Caesars Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) announced today a multi-year partnership to make Caesars Sportsbook the exclusive gaming and sportsbook partner of the Louisiana State University athletics department.
  • "LSU Athletics programs have always exemplified excellence, and at Caesars, we couldn't be happier to partner with such an iconic brand in college athletics," said Chris Holdren,Co-President of Caesars Digital.
  • Caesars Sportsbook, the best-in-class sportsbook offering, will receive a multitude of marketing and sponsorship assets from LSU Athletics.

Scout Gaming the Leading Provider of B2B Daily Fantasy Sports Enters US Market via Partnership with SCCG.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 4:09pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.
  • Through the combination of its proprietary Player Account Management system, award-winning B2B Daily Fantasy Sports solution and new Social Sportsbook, Scout Gaming offers US operators and franchises an end-to-end managed sports entertainment product.
  • Scout Gaming Group is a multiple award-winning licensed and regulated premium provider of B2B Fantasy Sports & Sportsbetting.
  • Scout Gaming is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market and the Certified Adviser is Redeye AB.

D-BOX Becomes the Official Haptic Supplier of Adrenalin GmbH

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 7:00am

Adrenalin GmbH and D-BOX will be attending the ADAC Sim Racing Expo 2021 this week (booth 5/5), from September 17 to September 19, at the Nrburgring in Germany.

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  • Adrenalin GmbH and D-BOX will be attending the ADAC Sim Racing Expo 2021 this week (booth 5/5), from September 17 to September 19, at the Nrburgring in Germany.
  • Adrenalin wants to capitalize on that opportunity, offer a superior playing experience and enhanced performance.
  • Adrenalin has tested several haptic solutions available in the market and determined that D-BOX was the most precise and reliable solution.
  • Based on a collaboration with Nrburgring 1927 GmbH & Co. KG, ADAC Mittelrhein e.V., VLN VV GmbH as Nrburgring eSports GmbH, they began searching for the ultimate simulator experience.

StemGen's D3eSports Partners With Athena Racing to Deliver STEM Training Modules

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:23pm

Houston, TX, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- StemGen Inc., (OTC: SGNI) today announced their D3eSports division has partnered with Athena Racing, a 501(c)3 non-profit, to deliver STEM training modules for their D3eSports Cup virtual racing activities.

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  • Houston, TX, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- StemGen Inc., (OTC: SGNI) today announced their D3eSports division has partnered with Athena Racing, a 501(c)3 non-profit, to deliver STEM training modules for their D3eSports Cup virtual racing activities.
  • Athena Racing will be creating training modules on a weekly basis, from November 2021 to February 2022, that are linked to 15 global race tracks.
  • We are very excited to have put this partnership together with Athena Racing, said Simon Dawson, Chief Executive Officer and President of StemGen.
  • Athena Racing will be featured as one of eight (8) selected teams in the Global 2022 D3eSports Cup Championship.

MegaFans Partners With Creating Coding Careers to Develop Mobile eSports Games

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:00am

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MegaFans , a mobile eSports gaming company headquartered in Southern California, has partnered with Creating Coding Careers, a California nonprofit, equal opportunity employer, whose year-round, paid apprenticeship program, provides programmers for companies in a productive environment.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MegaFans , a mobile eSports gaming company headquartered in Southern California, has partnered with Creating Coding Careers, a California nonprofit, equal opportunity employer, whose year-round, paid apprenticeship program, provides programmers for companies in a productive environment.
  • Jeff Donnelley, founder and CEO of MegaFans is ecstatic about the program:"MegaFans was looking for a way to hire local programmers and developers in San Diego, but when I found out about the Creating Coding Careers program, I thought it might be a good fit.
  • MegaFans (Mobile eSports Gaming Fanatics) is building the world's first global, mobile eSports community where 2.8 billion daily active users can play to earn, win and collect real world prizes such as cryptocurrency, NFTs (Non-fungible tokens), gifts and cash.MegaFans offers turnkey software solutions for mobile games that increase monetization and retention with an enriched gamified eSports metaverse.
  • Creating Coding Careers is a nonprofit that recruits and trains individuals who may have otherwise felt a career in tech was unattainable.

Westerly Winds and Hiro Capital Join Forces to Invest in Leading Femtech Innovator, Elvie, as Part of its $97M Series C Funding Round

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:07am

An SPV formed by Westerly Winds and Hiro Capital has come together to invest in Elvie, the revolutionary health and lifestyle brand developing iconic products for women, as part of the Femtech firms $97M Series C funding round.

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  • An SPV formed by Westerly Winds and Hiro Capital has come together to invest in Elvie, the revolutionary health and lifestyle brand developing iconic products for women, as part of the Femtech firms $97M Series C funding round.
  • The Westerly Winds-Hiro SVP aligns with both firms ESG focus on investing in impactful technologies.
  • Elvies products include Elvie Trainer, an award-winning gamified Kegel trainer, and Elvie Pump, the worlds first silent wearable breast pump.
  • Cherry Freeman, General Partner at Hiro Capital added: We are delighted to be investing in Elvie in partnership with Westerly Winds, alongside BlackRock and BGF.

Battlesnake, a Startup that Turns Learning Programming into an eSport, Lands $1.5 Million in Funding

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

Started in 2015 as a developer recruiting event in the Pacific Northwest, by 2019 the flagship Battlesnake Tournament in Victoria drew 1,500 participants and spectators.

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  • Started in 2015 as a developer recruiting event in the Pacific Northwest, by 2019 the flagship Battlesnake Tournament in Victoria drew 1,500 participants and spectators.
  • We first found out about Battlesnake from our own developers who were having so much fun learning and competing.
  • Its a friendly, welcoming, and challenging way to build real programming experience both inside the company and in the broader developer community.
  • Inspired by popular gaming platforms like Roblox and Minecraft, Battlesnake strives to make programming an enjoyable and entertaining experience for everyone.