EVOS Esports launches COVID-19 charity initiatives with Southeast Asia’s esports and video gaming community|09.06.20|finanzen.at
SINGAPORE, June 9, 2020/ PRNewswire/– EVOS Esports, the No. 1 esports organization in Southeast Asia, handling leading video gaming skills such as Emperor (Jonathan Liandi), Dyland PROS (Dyland Maximus Zydano), Angel (Angelica Anastasya) and Jeanice (Jeanice Ang), just recently released multiple COVID-19 charity initiatives including partnering together with the Southeast Asia esports and gaming neighborhood.
In Indonesia, EVOS Esports organized charity showmatches between their Indonesia and Singapore Mobile Legends: Bang teams; successfully raising near 100 Million Rupiah which was donated to various charities that are at the front line of the fight with COVID-19.
In Thailand, EVOS Esports’ ROV (Realm of Valor) group together with EVOS Esports professional esports professional athlete Sandee personally cooked and delivered 3,000 boxed meals to the shanty town areas to assist the less lucky. EVOS Esports likewise encouraged the esports neighborhood in Thailand to donate to the local hospitals, afterwards fans received a free EVOS Esports jersey.
Over 50,000 masks and surgical gloves were donated to health centers in Indonesia and Thailand.
Ivan Yeo, co-founder and CEO of EVOS Esports said: “EVOS Esports is committed to supporting the less lucky during these difficult times. Many frontliners are risking their lives to perform their tasks while we stay safe in your home. We have actually taken actions to do the little that we can to impact lives positively, and are really humbled and thankful to the esports and gaming neighborhood for their constant assistance in our charity efforts.”
In Singapore, EVOS Esports’ Mobile Legends: Bang team supported the Play Apart Together SG project via showmatches together with other esports organisations, streamers and influencers; organized by Zenway Productions in collaboration with the Neighborhood Chest Singapore; whereby an overall of SGD6,340 was raised and the net proceeds will be donated to the Home Nursing Structure, Humanitarian Company for Migration Economics, and Community Chest to support the frontline and migrant workers in Singapore.
In Vietnam, EVOS Esports’ League of Legends team together with EVOS Esports professional esports athlete Absolutely nos partnered with banners from Box Gaming and supported a local youth village in their “Little Angels” fundraising project.
In Malaysia, EVOS Esports’ PUBG Mobile team together with EVOS Esports expert esports professional athlete Yakuza played online matches with livestreams, motivating the esports community to support the ‘Give With Ikhlas’ charity initiative; which has actually raised over RM 1 Million to-date. It is a public digital donation initiative driven by Ikhlas.com, with the cooperation of the Yayasan Amanah Assofwah Almalikiyyah, where the funds will be used to assist the neighborhood in requirement and the frontliners. Amongst the communities to receive the donation consist of impoverished households, refugees and non-profit organisations that run soup kitchen areas and orphanages.
About EVOS Esports
EVOS Esports is the No. 1 esports organization in Southeast Asia; and has won world championship titles; Mobile Legends: Bang World Championship (M1) 2019 and Free Fire World Cup 2019.
Back in November 2019, EVOS Esports raised a total of US$ 4.4 M in Series A financial investment in preparation to take the market of gaming influencer management in Southeast Asia.
EVOS Esports closed US$ 3M in Series A financing previously in 2019 with Insignia Ventures Partners. Subsequently, EVOS Esports raised an extra US$ 1.4 M to its Series A, from a group of angel investors from Indonesian conglomerates; and the high-level management of a leading eCommerce gamer in China.
EVOS Esports presently handles 50 video gaming influencers solely and partners with 300 esports skills, with a total following of over 65 million YouTube subscribers and 50 million Instagram fans, with over 350 million views per month throughout Southeast Asia.
EVOS Esports was founded in 2017, housing competitive esports groups across six video game titles. The 120-employee company operates in 5 nations and 3 teams from EVOS represented Singapore and Indonesia in SEA Games 2019.
In Addition, EVOS Esports provides skills with streaming contracts, brand recommendation deals, content programs, developer collaborations, digital rights management, money making, offline occasion opportunities, handle their social networks channels and content production.
EVOS Esports has worked with more than 40 brand names to date such as Axe (men’s grooming), Lazada (ecommerce arm of Alibaba Group), Axis (telecoms), Pop Mie (immediate noodles), Sukro, Leading Coffee and J&T Express (logistics).
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