July 6, 2023 – London, United Kingdom
Veloce Media Group announces major investment commitment of $50 million from GEM Digital Limitedignificant investment to fuel Veloce Media Group’s growth. GEM Digital Limited is a global leading digital asset investment firm.
Following the announcement of Veloce Media Group’s evolution to Web 3.0 VEXT it was today announced that GEM Digital Limited will invest up to $50 million, through a structured token subscription agreement, into the organization.with the launch of its new blockchain utility and governance token
The London-based organization also operates esports and gaming teams and brands for some of the industry’s most influential names, including Mercedes AMG, Ferrari, McLaren and Yas Heat, while also establishing a successful joint venture sub-brand with Lando Norris (Quadrant) and continually competing and winning with Veloce Elites.
The introduction of VEXT in the coming weeks will position Veloce as a leading decentralized gaming and sports media organization, providing token holders with real utility through a variety of games integrating VEXT and tangible influence, benefits and rewards across all of the Veloce Media Group assets.
The partnership with GEM Digital has all the signs of being a perfect ‘meeting of minds,’ as the investment firm moves to increase its stake in this fast-moving world of sourcing, structuring and investing in utility tokens in relevant and growing industries.
Daniel Bailey, chief commercial officer of Veloce and CEO of Veloce Racing, said,
“This is a very exciting transaction. It comes very soon after the announcement of VEXT and our plans to evolve our media and sports group into this truly innovative space, validating Veloce’s position as a pioneer in the industry.
“The GEM commitment will allow us to focus on growth and expansion through acquisition of more gaming and real-life racing properties, ultimately giving our vast community further VEXT utility and influence.”
For GEM Digital, the investment has found a natural home that reflects its ambitions to work with a diverse set of organizations while promoting businesses in the emerging markets, supporting sustainable and inclusive ambitions through business.
The investment promises to herald mutual long-term opportunities.
About Veloce Media Group
Founded in 2018, Veloce is a multi-pillared gaming and sports media group operating across some of the most innovative, fast-growing and future-focused sectors in the UK.
Headquartered in London, the Veloce brand comprises of the industry-leading gaming and racing platform Veloce Esports and race-winning outfit Veloce Racing, currently competing in the renowned Extreme E championship.
As the world’s largest digital racing media network, Veloce has so far attracted over 35 million subscribers and nearly one billion monthly views with a focus on esports, gaming, purpose-driven motorsports and Web 3.0.
Veloce is partnered with a number of high-profile teams from across the globe, running multiple gaming and esports team operations, including Mercedes AMG, Ferrari and Yas Heat.
Well-established JV sub-brands, including Lando Norris’ gaming and lifestyle brand Quadrant, make up another key aspect of Veloce’s vast global network.
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About GEM Digital Limited
GEM Digital Limited is a digital asset investment firm. Based in the Bahamas, the firm actively sources, structures and invests in utility tokens listed on over 30 CEXs and DEXs globally.
GEM (Global Emerging Markets) is a $3.4 billion alternative investment group with offices in Paris, New York and the Bahamas.
GEM manages a diverse set of investment vehicles focused on emerging markets and has completed over 530 transactions in 72 countries.
Each investment vehicle has a different degree of operational control, risk-adjusted return and liquidity profile.
The family of funds and investment vehicles provide GEM and its partners with exposure to small-mid cap management buyouts, private investments in public equities and select venture investments.
Rupert Svendsen-Cook, CEO of Veloce Media Group
Louis Broomfield, head of digital marketing of Veloce Media Group