Mineski Global, a Philippine-founded esports and gaming organisation, has announced raising $10.6 million in its Series A funding round led by Exacta Capital Partners, with participation from New York-based Endeavor Catalyst.
The startup, which is a brand under TEG Holding Pte Ltd, is the pioneer esports company in Southeast Asia that has a track record of holding esports tournaments in the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam.
With a vision to gamify the world and bring out the gamer in everyone, Mineski Global provides all-encompassing, tech-powered solutions that put the gamer at the front and center of value creation.
Beyond the original esports leagues, platforms, and content that has always been their core, Mineski Global today combines the best of creative, content, engagement, and technology to create unbeatable experiences and bring to life new opportunities for brands through esports marketing.
“With the tremendous growth of esports and gaming, we believe this is the right time to invest in that future. As we evolve and continue to disrupt the esports and gaming industry, we’re unlocking opportunities for brands and gamers alike, defining new ways of engagement and entertainment,” said Mineski Global founder, chairman, and CEO Ronald Robinson K. Robins.
Mineski Global has seen strong growth over the last few years and is projected to more than double its sales in 2021.
The startup has cemented itself as the leading esports tournament organizer with its presence across the region–introducing innovations that are shaping Southeast Asia’s esports and gaming industry.
This includes a casual gaming platform that introduces the competitive nature of esports in a massive and rapidly expanding mobile-first market. Mineski has brand partnerships with global brands such as Montoon, Tencent, Riot, Globe Telecom, Gameloft, Oppo, Acer, Plan B, and Oreo.
“Mineski Global is the largest esports organization in Southeast Asia. We’re excited to partner with the CEO, CFO, and the rest of the team of Mineski Global on their next stage of growth. As they continue to scale, we are excited for what this means for the global esports industry and the region,” said Allen Taylor, managing director at Endeavor Catalyst.