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Hollywood star Will Smith just took part in $46m funding round for esports firm Gen.G

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April 18th, 2019 investment Gen.G $46m
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Hollywood star Will Smith just took part in $46m funding round for esports firm Gen.G

Esports organisation Gen.G has raised $46 million in a funding round aimed at helping the group expand globally.

The group has competitive teams in the US, China and South Korea for games such as Clash Royale, Call of Duty, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, Overwatch and League of Legends.

The new funding will be invested in growing the organisation’s global presence, developing its youth esports academy program and opening up a new LA HQ in July 2019.

The full story is over on PocketGamer.biz


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Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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