chiliZ in Korea

Presenting the chiliZ stellar Advisory Board In spite of the government’s ongoing desire to regulate the crypto space, South Korean investors’ interest in new blockchain ideas and cryptocurrencies shows no sign of slowing down. Last Friday (27th April), I presented the chiliZ project to over 1,000 investors, all crowded into Seoul’s Intercontinental Hotel, to meet and […]
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From Asia With Love

Selfie time — Alex and the chiliZ team at the Osaka meet-up Hong Kong is like a second home to me. Over the last few years, I’ve visited dozens of time. This week, I visited for just two days, to discuss the chiliZ strategy with my partners, and to meet some key blockchain operators, including major exchanges. From […]
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The Love Affair Between Gaming & Crypto

It’s a bold statement, but video games are the forerunners of virtual currencies. Let’s rewind to 2004, when Activision Blizzard released World of Warcraft. As one of the highest-grossing video games of all time, one of WoW’s most beguiling features, and perhaps one of the reasons it’s still being played 14 years after its release, is […]
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chiliZ reaches $65 Million goal through private placement

Malta, 8th June 2018: chiliZ, the tokenization platform for esports & sports teams, confirms that it has reached its goal to raise $65 million through a global private placement of chiliZ tokens ($CHZ).   In the last few days, the private placement phase became oversubscribed, with the fintech company receiving $30+ million in applications mainly from […]
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Global Player League (GPL) Acquires Discord PUBG Channel

Discord, a cross-platform voice and text chat app, is just three years old. In under a year, it has doubled in size, and is now home to 90+ million PC gamers. It’s a place to hang out, to chat, and more importantly, to voice chat and play at the same time. The Global Player League […]
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$27 MILLION RAISED FOR THE CHILIZ ESPORTS/BLOCKCHAIN VENTURE

From L-R, chiliZ’s Chief Strategy Officer, Max Rabinovitch; Chief Technology Officer, Thibaut Pelletier; and Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre Dreyfus I’m delighted to be able to announce that we have secured $27 million through early private placement for our chiliZ esports/blockchain venture. To recap, chiliZ is a blockchain-based platform that allows fans to crowd-manage esports teams […]
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Will Facebook’s Monthly Subscription Service Steal A March on Twitch?

Over the last year, Facebook has made a considerable effort to lure content creators away from Twitch and other video and streaming platforms. Today, the social media behemoth revealed plans to implement two new monetisation tools for content creators. But will their plans steal a march on Twitch, the Amazon-owned streaming platform? The first tool — a […]
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Mediarex’s New Beijing Home

Mediarex Beijing has a new home. Located in the Chaoyang District of the city, the smart new offices are a stone’s throw from the famous Beijing National Stadium or “Bird’s Nest”. The office space is shared with Juzhong Joy, Mediarex’s Chinese poker partner. The building will feature dedicated studio space, with live-streaming capabilities, to support […]
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