BDMI was among the investors in a seed round raised in preparation for the launch of Venn's gaming and esports television network next year.

US-based gaming and esports streaming network Venn has emerged with $17m in seed funding from investors including Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI), a corporate venturing vehicle for media group Bertelsmann. Venture capital fund Bitkraft Esports Ventures led the round, which also featured esports holding company Axiomatic, multi-family office Lifeline Financial Group, Reimagined Ventures and angel…

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