Malta: One Step Ahead In Blockchain

Malta equips blockchain companies with a reputable and supportive jurisdiction, while providing a trustworthy and safe haven for digital entrepreneurs Another week, and yet another big name has announced its plans to expand opera­tions to Malta. Neufund, an equity fundraising platform, announced their move last week; OKEx, a leading digital asset exchange, confirmed that they […]
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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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chiliZ Joins The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

27TH MARCH 2018, MALTA: chiliZ today announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open source blockchain initiative with over 250 member companies. chiliZ joined the EEA in order to connect with a network of cross-industry pioneers and also to support the adoption of Ethereum in business. “We’re excited to have […]
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What are Socios?

A quick look into one of chiliZ’ inspirations Crowd-sourcing team decisions been around for a while? (si). The concept of the chiliZ platform itself may be a new one, but the foundation we’re building off of — our belief in the intrinsic power of creating ‘fan controlled’ & ultimately even ‘fan funded’ organizations in sports and esports, isn’t. […]
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Meet Jade Cruickshank!

chiliZ’ new Chief People Officer Even though Jade Cruickshank has been a member of the chiliZ family for a few weeks now, we wanted to wait to announce her incoming tenure as chiliZ’ Chief People Officer until she had her own video to work as an introduction. In her 10+ years, this Talent Acquisition vet has […]
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Meet Emma Diskin!

Emma Diskin — ready to shout from rooftops about chiliZ. (figurative/ digital rooftops) Strengthening the current team of creatives, developers and gaming industry professionals, we’re happy to announce the appointment of Emma Diskin as our Director of PR & Communications. A senior-level professional, Emma has almost 20 years experience in PR, corporate communications, social media and branded […]
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chiliZ FAQ

Answers to the questions that keep popping up in our inbox(es). What is the chiliZ platform? chiliZ is a platform for sports and esports fans to crowd-manage their favourite teams, games, leagues and events. By 2020, we anticipate an esports landscape that is not only shaped by what games, teams and leagues draw the highest […]
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Gaming & Blockchain Run Close Together

A random thought about 2 different worlds that are home to a lot of the same people. It’s not a groundbreaking to assert the strong affinity the cryptocurrency and gaming/ esports worlds seem to have for one another. Like many other digitally affined entrepreneurs, game publishers, esports organizers and gaming/ game-related platform developers have flocked […]
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Gaming Love Affairs: chiliZ Edition

The chiliZ team lists their favorite games of all time, new and old alike. Basically one in esports or gaming — regardless of what kind of gaming industry we talk about — just “falls” into the job. There’s always something — that one experience or game that really clicks a mental switch and makes gamers, and those who pursue careers based […]
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Malta — Little Island, Big Blockchain Plans

Malta leads blockchain adoption and regulation on a government level in Europe Being a small nation definitely comes with its fair share of drawbacks, but it also makes for places whose governments can adopt new economic policy and innovate much more quickly. When it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain initiative regulation, we can safely count […]
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Binance & chiliZ Join Forces To Tokenize Sports Industries

Malta, 5th June, 2018: Malta-based chiliZ has today announced that Binance — one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges with more than 9 million users and $1.5 billion in daily volume — will invest in their new tokenization platform for the esports and sports industries. Inspired by the “Socios” crowd-management concept of Real Madrid & FC Barcelona, chiliZ is a […]
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$27 Million Raised for the chiliZ Esports/Blockchain Venture

CHILIZ – AN ESPORTS PLATFORM WHERE FANS CAN CROWD-MANAGE THEIR FAVOURITE TEAMS 18th APRIL, 2018, MALTA: chiliZ is a blockchain-based platform that allows enthusiasts to crowd-manage sports and esports teams and organisations. The inspiration finds its roots in traditional sports, specifically football’s La Liga, with their democratic ‘socios’ system of club management. Real Madrid – […]
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