ESE and Neosurf Sign Sponsorship Deal for K1CK Esports and Expanded Payment Solution Integration
VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) (the “Company” or “ESE“) is pleased to announce that Neosurf, the online payment provider, has signed a deal with ESE to renew its sponsorship of K1CK Esports for an additional 2 years. The deal adds momentum to an already fast-growing group of sponsors under ESE.
Under the deal, Neosurf will remain as a sponsor of K1CK’s League of Legends team that competes in Ultraliga, a competition that is part of the European Regional League network licensed by Riot Games. K1CK will also add the Neosurf logo to its FIFA and APEX team jerseys. The deal will include not only team sponsorship and logo placement, but also the incorporation of Neosurf’s payment solutions into the entire ESE ecosystem. This includes an expanded deal that incorporates Neosurf’s payment systems on the K1CK ecommerce website, and adding Neosurf in various entertainment activations, including live streaming and content creation.
Andrea McGeachin, Chief Commercial Officer of Neosurf said, “Neosurf is excited to continue sponsoring the K1CK Esports Teams as part of our partnership with ESE. Signing for the next 2 years solidifies our commitment to the teams, and most importantly the K1CK community and their fans. The partnership is based on a mutual goal of becoming leading companies in the esports and gaming industry.”
“We are thrilled to announce our deal with Neosurf, which is the latest of many sponsors looking to partner with ESE. Signing a multi-year deal highlights Neosurf’s commitment to both ESE and K1CK, and the vision we share to grow our brands globally. As part of our expanded deal, we will also incorporate Neosurf’s payment systems into all our esports and gaming assets as we continue to work together to monetize those assets.” commented Konrad Wasiela, CEO of ESE.
Created in 2004, Neosurf is an online payment solution that allows customers to make purchases online by purchasing pre-paid vouchers. Its international team and thousands of online partners and resellers worldwide make Neosurf one of the first widely available solutions to pay online. | www.neosurf.com
ESE is a Europe based entertainment and technology company focused on gaming, particularly on esports. ESE consists of multiple assets and world-class operators in the gaming and esports industries. Capabilities include but are not limited to: physical infrastructure, broadcasting, global distribution for gaming and esports-related content, advertising, sponsorship support, and a growing esports team franchise. ESE is focused on bridging Europe, Asia and North America. | www.ese.gg
About K1CK Esports Club
K1CK Esports Club is a world-class esports organization based in Europe and owned by ESE Entertainment Inc. More than 100 top players have played under the K1CK team name, including Ricardo “fox” Pacheco and Carlos “ocelote” Santiago. The current stars of the team include League of Legends player Lukasz “Puki Style” Zygmunciak and FIFA player João “JOliveira10” Oliveira. | www.k1ck.com
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