Point of being such a dicks to their emplyees? I don't know, but I assume that it is due to bad managment that don't know how to rule the E-Sport organization.
edit: Even tho devve is a co-founder of Astr.
Bootcamps in his homecountry (He lives in SWE right now). Maybe NiP gave him full freedom of choice with this new young roster, we don't know exactly. I think he will bring a lot of experience to this young players.