[Press Release eSports News]
Seoul – Jan. 24, 2018 – KSV eSports is a global eSports organization and an industry leader. Mirae Asset is one of Asia’s largest independent financial service firms. The two organizations have partnered together to provide all KSV athletes with financial management services. This includes the League of Legends World Champion eSports (formerly Samsung Galaxy.
This partnership further solidifies KSV’s dedication to the eSports organization’s athletes by offering premium services and amenities to spearhead the generation of professionalism and excellence in the esports industry.
Mirae Asset Venture Investment sponsorship provides KSV eSports teams with wealth management services. This includes the leading Overwatch League Seoul Dynasty Franchise. This adds to a long list of the KSV athlete amenities.
The Mirae Asset Venture Investment sponsorship provides to KSV’s teams and players competing in Overwatch, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds with premier financial management services. This includes services such as monetary education and literacy, individualized financial planning, securities investment and tax preparation services.
“Our players are professional athletes and deserve nothing less than the best quality support and treatment,” said Kevin Chou, CEO, and co-founder of KSV eSports. “KSV is proud to lead the initiative for eSports organizations to provide its athletes with important financial planning services to further develop responsible and respected professionals competing at the highest level.”
The financial management partnership adds to an extensive list of innovative KSV athlete amenities. These are intended to attract, retain, and develop top eSports talent. The amenities will also help set the industry standard for what is expected of a foremost eSports organization.
KSV athlete amenities include:
- English tutoring
- Media training
- Competitive salaries
- Nutrition services
- Physical training
- Financial management (Mirae Asset).
“The esports industry is rapidly expanding, as are player salaries,” said Justin Kim, the General Manager of Mirae Asset Venture Investment. “We commend KSV for ensuring its players with varying degrees of life experience have access to quality financial management services. This allows the athletes to feel financially safe, comfortable and empowered. This also furthers KSV’s leadership vision of guiding eSports to the global championship stage.”
More information on KSV eSports:
About KSV eSports
KSV is a global eSports company, bridging the skills and passion of Korean eSports with the technology and media innovation of Silicon Valley. Priding itself on a vision of guiding Korean eSports teams into globally recognizable champions on the world stage, KSV is comprised of four championship heritage teams.
Seoul Dynasty is the Overwatch League team representing Seoul, formed from the nucleus of back-to-back APEX champions Lunatic Hai. KSV Heroes of the Storm team, formerly known as MVP Black, went undefeated to become the HGC Global Champions at BlizzCon 2017, after a 14-0 run in the 2017 season. The KSV PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds team has led the KR/JP servers as the number one ranked squad team, with its four players ranked #1, #2, #3, and #4 individually. The KSV League of Legends, formerly known as Samsung Galaxy, won the 2017 League of Legends World Championship in Beijing’s Birds Nest stadium in front of a sold-out crowd of over 40,000 people in China.
KSV has offices in Seoul, San Francisco, and Shanghai.
About Mirae Asset Venture Investment
Originating from Asia, Mirae Asset Financial Group was founded in 1997 in the wake of the Asian currency crisis. Today, Mirae Asset encompasses the global capability to deliver the best ideas to investors around the world via on-the-ground presence in 12 countries across 5 continents, with group’s asset under management over USD 350 Billion.
Mirae Asset Venture Investment is the venture capital arm of the group, a well-respected top-tier investor in Korea. Key investment areas are early to growth-stage of various sectors. These sectors include ICT, mobile, AI, biotech, consumers in Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, and the US.
Mirae Asset Venture Investment has an office in Seoul.
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