BLAST received backing Edge Investments
BLAST has received funding of £1.7 million from Edge Investments, the UK's leading investor in the creative economy. This is reported on the official website of the organizer of eSports events.
The tournament operator plans to use the attracted investments and other resources of Edge Investments to accelerate its international expansion and optimize its production capacity. BLAST hopes to strengthen its position in Great Britain, as it counts on further development in the media space of the country.
Earlier the British television channel BBC Sport announced about its cooperation with BLAST. The next three CS:GO tournaments, including Global Final 2020 with a prize pool of $1,000,000, will be shown live on all platforms of British television broadcasting.
Recall that the European final of the spring season BLAST Premier 2020 claims to be the best eSports event of the year. Among other nominees for the prestigious award The Game Awards 2020 tournament IEM Katowice 2020, Call of Duty League Championship 2020, League of Legends World Championship 2020 and Overwatch League Grand Finals 2020.