If you’re still doubting the popularity of eSports, better think again. Drake and Michael Jordan have become the latest celebrities to put big money in eSports. While Drake will be part of 100 Thieves, Jordan has committed to axiomatic.
100 Thieves confirmed that their Seria A funding is complete, and credited Drake and Scott Braun for co-leading it.
Drake and Braun will be teaming up with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, and founder Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag as co-owners of 100 Thieves and will also act as strategic advisors.
Michael Jordan became one of the new aXiomatic investors, the parent company for Team Liquid, who secured $26 million. Jordan isn’t the only NBA owner to invest in aXiomatic. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis and Warriors co-owner Peter Gruber also backed the company that has a stake in Team Liquid back in May,