Dota2 has suffered from dwindling third party tournaments. With the majors forming the biggest part of the Dota2 esports scene, there has been a lack of tournaments in Dota2.
Valve announced several major changes to the way they handle the minors and majors. The performance of the majors and minors would definitely receive a significant boost. Valve will be able to match the amount put up by these organisations in order to boost their tournaments, their prize pools.
— Wykrhm Reddy (@wykrhm) July 4, 2017