DreamTeam Partners with ESL at IEM Oakland to Invest in the Next Generation of Esports Stars
October 25, 2017 — DreamTeam, the first esports and gaming recruitment and management network for amateur, novice and pro teams, announced today a strategic partnership with ESL, which will kickoff at the Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM), the world’s oldest and most prestigious international pro gaming circuit. ESL and DreamTeam’s partnership involves educating fans and aspiring pros about DreamTeam’s easily accessible world-class management tools, sharing how a centralized platform will bolster competitive gaming and activating excitement around recruiting and managing esports teams with a concrete plan for players’ development.
The partnership will begin at the CS:GO competition that is set to take place at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. from November 18–19, 2017. DreamTeam will have an active presence, including exclusive benefits for early adopters, at IEM Oakland where fans will flood stadiums to witness the world’s best gamers compete on stage in front of thousands of energetic attendees.
“I’ve been a long long-time fan of ESL and we see this collaboration as the cornerstone to establishing and developing an ongoing, solid partnership,” said Alexander Kokhanovskyy, CEO of DreamTeam. “Partnering with a leading esports company like ESL provides a way to tap into the audience of avid gamers at IEM Oakland and highlight how DreamTeam can advance this generation of esports gamers and fans.”
IEM Oakland won’t be the last place you hear about ESL and DreamTeam fusing their passion for esports to further grow the esports ecosystem. This partnership is expected to extend beyond IEM to mobilize gamers to create more teams. ESL and DreamTeam are working fervently to develop a long-term strategy for future collaborations that include blazing new trails in esports innovation and promoting the distinct talents of gamers.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with DreamTeam at the upcoming IEM Oakland event,” said Ralf Reichert, CEO of ESL. “Through this strategic partnership we will build the esports industry together as we both invest in current and future esports stars and explore innovative ways to fuel esports growth.”
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ESL, a part of the international digital entertainment group MTG, is the world’s largest esports company, leading the industry across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL National Championships and other top tier stadium-size events, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and television production, fully catering to the needs of the esports ecosystem. With offices in North America, Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint (www.eslgaming.com).
DreamTeam, the first esports and gaming recruitment and management network, is the first global platform that will skyrocket the growth of esports by providing an all-in-one solution to build, grow, manage, and monetize your team. With the unlocking of blockchain and smart contract technologies, DreamTeam unites the esports ecosystem and offers a unique solution to build a multi-billion dollar economy around the DreamTeam Token.