Mobile Premier League

Peak XV-backed gaming startup MPL cuts workforce by 50% amid taxation changes

India’s popular online gaming and fantasy sports startup Mobile Premier League is reducing its staff by approximately 50%, two people familiar with the matter said, weeks after New Delhi unveile

India deals a 28% tax blow to online gaming industry

India plans to impose a significant tax on the fund that online gaming firms collect from consumers in a major blow to the fast-growing industry that was quick to label the move as “catastrophic

Google okays fantasy sports and rummy apps in India in a pilot

Google plans to run a pilot to permit daily fantasy sports apps and rummy games on Play Store in India, addressing a request from the local community that has long expressed frustration at the Android

Indian esports fantasy startup FanClash raises $40 million

Millions of Indians each year assemble virtual sports teams, placing their hopes on the players they pick to perform exceedingly well in real-world matches. If the predictions are right, users make mo

Crypto giant FTX in talks to invest in Indian gaming startup MPL

India’s Mobile Premier League, or MPL, is in talks to raise capital from a number of investors including the crypto exchange FTX as the mobile gaming startup prepares to make a web3 push, three sour

Indian gaming platform Mobile Premier League valued at $945M in $95M fundraise

Mobile Premier League (MPL) has raised $95 million in a new financing round, just five months after it secured $90 million as the two-and-a-half-year-old Bangalore-based esports and gaming platform lo

Equity Monday: The TikTok mess, and a grip of neat European VC activity

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big

Indian mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League raises $90 million

Mobile Premier League (MPL) has raised $90 million in a new financing round as the two-year-old Bangalore-based esports and mobile gaming platform demonstrates fast-growth and looks to expand outside