As the top esports company in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, Mineski Global recently inaugurated its global corporate headquarters at the Santolan Town Plaza in San Juan in a bid to continue its expansion outside of its current territories.
The new Mineski headquarters offer state-of-the-art broadcast studios, streaming rooms, video editing, sound and production facilities, along with a gaming area for tournaments. Each of its new network of offices in Southeast Asia will soon feature similar offices and production facilities. Its headquarters in San Juan will be its largest facility yet.
Founded by Filipino champion gamer Ronald Robins along with former teammates turned business partners, Mineski is poised to become an international esports powerhouse. The company has grown to a thousand employees working across five business units covering multiple aspects of esports. Apart from the Philippines, the company has also established its presence in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia, as well as representatives in Vietnam, Hong Kong/Macau, Taiwan, Myanmar, Cambodia, and India.
Alongside the new HQ, Mineski Global also announced new business ventures hand in hand with its revitalized existing units.
Mineski Esports is the events organizing and marketing arm of Mineski Global, capable of providing a full suite of events and marketing programs aimed towards communities of gamers. Mineski Academy is built to improve and drive esports curriculum development while educating communities on career opportunities in esports. Mineski Talents discovers, develops, manages and maintains a roster of top esports athletes and influencers. Mineski Tech develops and aggregates innovative solutions from its partners geared towards the gaming community.
Lastly, and perhaps its most well-known unit, is Mineski Spaces. This unit handles the company’s cyber cafe business, Mineski Infinity. Mineski currently has over 130 cybercafes across the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand. The company aims to redefine the recreational lifestyles of its customers through a diverse network of community hubs that combines retail and interactive digital experiences.
“The growth of esports has been phenomenal. We envision a sustainable future for esports in Southeast Asia, and ultimately, the world. As one of the pioneers in esports, we at Mineski have continuously created opportunities for gamers and esports enthusiasts; promoting the industry and cultivating its growth for more than a decade now. Having achieved regional dominance, we are set to venture beyond Southeast Asia. We built this new Global HQ to also show that we are committed in our drive to take esports to greater heights,” said Ronald Robins, Mineski Global Founder and CEO.
Esports has come into its own over the last few years and gained worldwide attention. Games are streamed online, and competitions are held in small venues like cyber cafes, or in arenas before huge audiences. Popular games include DOTA 2, Call of Duty Mobile, Rules of Survival, Mobile Legends and console games such as Tekken 7, which fall into different genres like Real-Time Strategy, Massive Online Battle Arena, and First-Person Shooter.
Esports has become a medal sport for the first time in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, with Mineski among the assisting organizers for the competitions.
“Mineski believes in collaboration and in a win-win solution for all in the esports space. We believe in creating a positive impact in the communities where we operate and our new HQ will enable us to fulfill this vision,” said Robins.