Last year's virtual events: IGEC2020  and Esports and Academia Summit 

Inven Global's Esports Investment Summit is back in 2021 in a new virtual networking format. On Feb. 25, we are bringing together investor networks from Irvine, Orange County,  and Santa Monica for a full day of esports industry networking, panels, our 2021 Esports Market Update. This is a valuable chance for the esports industry to meet and learn from the people most interested in the exciting growth potential the new year has to offer. 

▲ The Esports Investment Summit is proudly sponsored by TMX.

2021 Market Update

Our market update, powered by esports data leaders such as Niko Partners, NewZoo, and Esports Charts will cover a comprehensive overview of the esports industry trends that defined 2020 and are already impacting 2021.

After the market update, attendees are invited to network with speakers and special guests using our virtual event platform, Tocca. Tocca provides breakout rooms, interest-specific lobbies, and dynamic attendee profiles that allow for more a productive networking experience. The Inven Global team will be online as well, assisting attendees with their networking needs or request — don't hesitate to drop us a line and say hi!

Through Tocca, attendees can network 1:1, in small groups, or in large discussions via networking lobbies sorted by areas of interest.


Throughout the day, attendees can listen to our selection of esports panels designed to give the working professionals of our industry a chance to share their knowledge and move competitive gaming forward. Consider these panels your first look at what the 2021 esports landscape has to offer.


Head of eSports & Media team at SK Telecom Jason Lee spoke last year about how his team succeeds in the global esports market.


Panel TopicsFull speaker information and panel schedule coming soon.


  • The rise of the esports revenue stream
  • How will esports expand its consumer base?
  • Meet the pathfinders of the emerging esport regions
  • What esports capital needs to accomplish in 2021
  • Leading alphas in esports investment
  • The new esports workforce: who and what we need

If you are interested in speaking on one of these esports industry panels, fill out your company information, and contact information here! If you are not selected for our Investment Summit panels, we will hold and consider your submission for our future 2021 panels and speaking opportunities.

Speaker application

The Big Pitch

Our pitch contest returns! Inven Global is inviting all esports and gaming-related companies, startups, and entrepreneurs seeking capital to submit an application for our pitch competition.


Pitch Application

The deadline for application is Jan. 29. All accepted applications will be requested to submit a 15-minute video pitch and pitch deck by Feb. 3. Six applicants will be selected based on both application and video pitch to be official participants- which will then be evaluated by our panel of investor and incubator representatives and aired in front of our investor audience on Feb. 25, 2021.


The winner of the 2021 Pitch Contest will be featured in an article on (along with an accompanying social media campaign) and also received personalized feedback and insight from our panel of judges. 

Registration is open

For ticket information, please visit our Eventbrite page. Early bird pricing is available until February 4th, and group ticket prices are available for the best value. If your company is interested in bulk ticket purchases, please contact

We hope to meet you there!