Filipino Organization Invests USD 2 Million In Indonesia's Esports Scene
Filipino esports organization, Mineski, is pouring USD 2 million in the Indonesian esports market in 2019, betting on the country’s ranking as the second-largest gaming market in Southeast Asian. The esports industry in Indonesia is set to reach USD 879.7 million this year.
To grow Indonesia’s esports scene, Mineski plans to leverage all its three main business units: Mineski Infinity, Mineski Events Team (MET) and Mineski Professional Team. The USD 2 million investment will be coming through MET Indonesia to improve the country’s competition and esports’ infrastructure. The company has also unveiled plans to host multiple esports tournaments in Indonesia, such as the Garuda Garuda Cup, the Indonesia Professional Gaming League and Dota 2’s Jakarta Masters.
Mineski has existing relationships with one of the Indonesia’s biggest telecommunications provider, Telkomsel, and two e-commerce unicorns, Go-Jek and Tokopedia. It is looking to build upon the partnership to strengthen its presence in Indonesia.
(Sources: Esports Insider; Fox Sports Asia; Esports Observer)