Engine Media’s UMG Gaming Renews Partnership with Microsoft’s The Coalition to Continue to Serve as the Principle Esports Partner for Gears Esports After Successful Season

UMG Gaming will continue management of the highly successful Gears Esports program, including tournament operations, league operations, events, and broadcast operations, following its agreement renewal with The Coalition.

Engine Media Holdings, Inc. Engages ICR to Build Out Investor Relations Program

ICR, LLC, a leading strategic communications advisory firm, has been retained to manage Engine Media’s investor relations program with the goals of increasing connectivity within the investment community and enhancing investor relations.

Engine Media to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on July 8, 2021

CEO Lou Schwartz and Chairman of the Board, Tom Rogers, ring the closing bell to celebrate the company’s Nasdaq uplisting and solidifying Engine Media’s position at the forefront of gaming technology, content, and data solutions.

Frankly Media, a Subsidiary of Engine Media, Announces Esports Media Partnership to Monetize Digital Properties

Frankly Media will provide day-to-day management of direct and programmatic advertising to monetize Esports Media’s digital properties, including the news outlet Esports.gg.

Engine Media Announces Completion of Acquisition of Sideqik

Engine Media announced the completion of its acquisition of Sideqik, allowing the company to more broadly attract media and marketing dollars while also expanding its data and analytics business.

Engine Media’s UMG Gaming Renews Partnership with Microsoft’s The Coalition to Continue to Serve as the Principle Esports Partner for Gears Esports After Successful Season

UMG Gaming will continue management of the highly successful Gears Esports program, including tournament operations, league operations, events, and broadcast operations, following its agreement renewal with The Coalition.

Engine Media Holdings, Inc. Engages ICR to Build Out Investor Relations Program

ICR, LLC, a leading strategic communications advisory firm, has been retained to manage Engine Media’s investor relations program with the goals of increasing connectivity within the investment community and enhancing investor relations.

Engine Media to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on July 8, 2021

CEO Lou Schwartz and Chairman of the Board, Tom Rogers, ring the closing bell to celebrate the company’s Nasdaq uplisting and solidifying Engine Media’s position at the forefront of gaming technology, content, and data solutions.

Engine Media is a multi-platform media group leading the charge in esports, news streaming, and gaming. The merger of Torque Esports, Frankly Media, and WinView Games brings together a unique combination of esports content, streaming technology, gaming platforms, data analytics, and intellectual property.

  • Esports platform for online tournaments and real-world experiences
  • Award-winning game development within the auto racing sector
  • Premier data analytics capabilities
  • Massive reach into radio, TV, and print media brands 
  • Content publishing, engagement and monetization
  • Powering digital media experiences across the web, mobiles and OTT platforms
  • Enabling the audience to play along with both live sports and esports
  • Real-time games of skill synched with live events
  • Extensive patent portfolio

Market size by entertainment vertical

  • $159B – Gaming
  • $105B – Film box office
  • $41B – TV
  • $17B – Digital Music

Gaming is the largest and fastest-growing entertainment vertical in the world!

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Gamers Will Spend $159.3 Billion on Games in 2020

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Gaming Market will surpass $200 Billion by 2023

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2.7 billion gamers globally

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More than 50 million global esports viewers

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Esports prize pools are among the largest in the world

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League of Legends Championship had more viewers than the 2019 Super Bowl

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Engine Media Announces Completion of Acquisition of Sideqik

Engine Media Announces Completion of Acquisition of Sideqik

Sideqik, Along with Engine Media’s Stream Hatchet, Will Offer a Premier One-Stop-Shop for Audience Measurement, Media Value Assessment and Brand Connection to Gamers and Influencers TORONTO – July 6, 2021 – Engine Media Holdings, Inc. ("Engine" or the "Company";...

The Board of Directors

Tom Rogers

Executive Chairman

Tom Rogers is Executive Chairman of WinView, Inc. Operating at the nexus of media, technology, advertising and public policy for more than two decades, Tom has pioneered the way consumers watch and access home entertainment. Tom has held leadership roles in TiVo, PRIMEDIA, Inc., NBC Cable and NBC. Tom founded CNBC and established MSNBC. Tom began his career with a Wall Street law firm and has been inducted into the Cable Center Cable Hall of Fame and the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.

Hank Ratner

Board member

Ratner was previously president and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), vice chairman of Cablevision Systems Corporation, chief operating officer of AMC Networks (formerly Rainbow Media) and president and CEO of Independent Sports and Entertainment (ISE).
He is president and CEO of Ratner Ventures and on the boards of MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN), GF Sports and Entertainment and Garden of Dreams Foundation.

Lou Schwartz

CEO

Schwartz is a seasoned technology and digital media executive and pioneer in internet video management and over-the-top (“OTT”) video delivery. At WWE, he oversaw all digital platforms and helped lead the development of the WWE Network. He was also CEO of UUX, where he successfully led the merger of Totalmovie, a leading Latin American retail OTT service, with OTT Networks. Previously, Schwartz was CEO of the Americas and General Counsel for Piksel and he co-founded Multicast Media Technologies, one of the first Internet video platform companies, which sold to Piksel in March 2010. The former CEO of Frankly Media became co-CEO of Engine Media in August, 2020 and CEO in November, 2020.

Bryan Reyhani

Director

Experienced entrepreneur, financial services, family office and legal/regulatory professional with a demonstrated history of value generation and partnerships. Specializes in alternative investments, blockchain/cryptocurrency, and wide-ranging private and public capital markets opportunities

Larry Rutkowski

DIRECTOR

Rutkowski is a highly accomplished senior C-level executive with more than 30 years of success spanning finance, media, retail, private equity, online publishing, and technology. He has held leadership positions with PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., Primedia, NBC/General Electric, and the Walt Disney Company. Currently, Mr. Rutkowski is an esteemed corporate advisor and board member of several corporations. Rutkowski serves as Audit Chair on the Engine Media Board of Directors.

Lori Conkling

DIRECTOR

Conkling is the Global Head of TV & Film Partnerships at YouTube driving transformation and growth for the TV & Film vertical across all of YouTube’s platforms, including AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, and PayTV. Before joining Google, Conkling was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises team. Earlier in her career, she held senior distribution and business development roles at A+E Networks and The Walt Disney Company, where she co-led the team that launched ESPNU. She received a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Rudolph “Rudy” Cline-Thomas

DIRECTOR

Cline-Thomas is the Founder and Managing Partner of MASTRY. This multi-stage venture fund counts world-class athletes, top CEOs, and influencers as limited partners to assist in creating top-tier platform-building opportunities. He is the founder of The Players Technology Summit, which brings together leaders in the technology, venture capital, and sports communities to discuss tech investing, trends, partnerships, and future sports/tech initiatives. Cline-Thomas serves on several boards, including Salesforce, Jumia Technologies, and Zuora, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for Providence College, where he earned his degree.

Company history

Torque Esports’ growth and acquisition strategy addresses each of the various segments that comprise the esports ecosystem.

August 2020

Engine Media

March 2020

Torque Esports Corp began trading as Engine Media Holdings Inc with the acquisition of Frankly Media and WinView Games. Engine Media became a multi-platform media group leading the charge in esports, news streaming and gaming. The completion of the merger (originally announced in March, 2020), brings together a unique combination of esports content, streaming technology, gaming platforms, data analytics and intellectual property.

November 2019

UMG

November 2019

UMG Online is an esports website, a high-quality next-generation gaming experience. With its origins as a LAN event provider, UMG has branched out into the online gaming world. UMG is a source for daily tournaments and ladders, offered on multiple games across various platforms.

January 2018

Eden Games

January 2018

Independent game studio producing racing titles. Their latest game Gear.Club released on mobile platforms at the end of 2016; over 6 million downloads to date.

July 2017

IDEAS+CARS

July 2017

Leader within esports racing environment; IDEAS+CARS is the un-agency. Founded by Engine Media co-CEO Darren Cox, IDEAS+CARS created the innovative World’s Fastest Gamer program; the behind-the-scenes team for several F1 esports squads and experts in marketing, PR, social media and event management.

May 2017

StreamHatchet

May 2017

Provides analytics and business intelligence for those persons and entities involved in video game streaming. Tracks all broadcast activity across all global streaming sites including Twitch, YouTube Gaming and Facebook Gaming..

October 2016

PGL RTO & Public Listing

October 2016

Listed on the TSXV under the ticker ‘GAME’ PGL rebrands to ‘Millennial Esports Corp.’

May 2013

Pro Gaming League (PGL) Founded

May 2013

Launched in 2013 with a goal to unite popular Esports communities. PGL’s production division delivers turnkey tournament and event planning, coordination and logistics. Hosted over 4,500 competitive initiatives.

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