A leading esports team in Europe; Team Vitality, has today announced the official launch of its expansion in to India.
Starting with the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra; Mumbai, the team has linked up with some of the largest Indian content creators, including Nischay Malhan, better known online as Triggered Insaan, who has his own gaming channel called Live Insaan.
CEO of Team Vitality, Nicolas Maurer commented:
“Team Vitality constantly strives to build winning teams on the international stage.
Our entry into India is a big milestone for us and part of our endeavour to conquer the world of esports.
Our mission here is to not just build professional teams but to also make ourselves the most aspirational esports brand in the country.
We’re very keen to engage with our fans in India via our content creators before competing in the biggest local tournaments with our incoming professional teams.”
During growth and expansion plans, esports specialists Team Vitality furthered its commitment with the expansion in to India following the interest last month.
As part of its growth strategy, the team is looking to establish a deeper connection with esports fans in India.
Amit Jain, Principal of the Rewired.gg, venture fund that has invested €34 into Team Vitality, commented:
“We believe that esports is one of the world’s fastest growing industries today with India having a huge untapped base of gaming talent just waiting to be discovered.
The continuous success of Team Vitality promises a huge opportunity for growth in this market.
We are well on our way to building one of the world’s first billion-dollar esports teams.”
Esports betting is one of the biggest markets this year for growth and throughout 2020 has become one of the fastest growing trends with events and tournaments constantly available for bettors to wager on. During the recent crisis, and when other sports were delayed or cancelled, esports was the shining light to bring entertainment and value.
During Team Vitality’s Indian expansion, its content partners will host a number of events and contests on their channels that will boost exposure and boost the team’s competitive edge.
Other esports teams striving for growth include: Team Liqud, Astralis and Ence.
Randall Fernandez, General Manager, Team Vitality India concluded:
“This is an interesting time to enter India and the arrival of Team Vitality is welcomed with great optimism and excitement.
With professional esports significantly picking up in India, our approach will include finding new talent at a grassroots level and offering them the opportunity to join Team Vitality.
We will then focus on bringing their performance up to the standard of our global esports athletes, not least at our world-class V.Hive HQ in Paris and our resident training facilities at the Stade de France.
Expect to see new Indian esports stars winning tournaments as part of Team Vitality very soon.”
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