GoldieBlox, a small business that makes toys to inspire the next generation of female engineers, has won Intuit’s “Small Business Big Game”, a competition aimed to give one deserving small business the opportunity of a lifetime – a commercial during the Big Game. After millions of votes, GoldieBlox won the public’s vote and claimed the prize, beating out three other finalists and 15,000 small businesses who’d entered the Super Bowl XLVIII contest...Read More
Monthly Archives February 2014
The morphing of sports, technology and gaming has delivered the Sports Techie community blog a start-up company in San Francisco that goes by the name, iSoccer. Scott Leber, CEO and Founder, iSoccer, spoke to me about their pioneering sports tech business model and his recently launched second phase of funding that will meet the current demands of growth and seize the sport business opportunity in their sports tech niche.
Over 150,000 players and 30,...Read More
Sophia from sports-management-degrees.com posted an Infographic “What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?”, which the Sports Techie community blog is happy so share with our readers all over the world. Many of the summer and winter Olympic sports in this Infographic have a glorious history that go back over one hundred years. Every two years we turn on our t.v.’s and digital devices to some surprisingly obscure Olympic sports. Here’s what you need to know to keep you entertained from curling to trampoline according to the Sports Management Degrees Infographic. Since the Sochi Olympics have already started, I offer my initial Sports Techie thoughts about each of the three winter Olympic sports featured in the Infographic below.Read More
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are here and the Sports Techie community blog is now part of an exclusive group of bloggers who are using their influence to share stories of the Team Citi® athletes and the programs they are helping, while supporting Team USA. These nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes represent nine winter sports programs in need. Each Team Citi athlete has teamed up with a U.S Olympic, Paralympic or community program in need. Citi donated $500,000 to the U.S. Olympic Committee to help these programs thrive Citi® Every Step of the Way®. You decide who should get the funds.
Team Athlete Image
$500,000 Citi Donation –You help decide where it goes with just a click
Olympic fans here in the United States and around the world to sup...Read More
Campus Insiders (www.CampusInsiders.com), the leading digital content syndication source and online destination for college sports fans, announced today the redesign of its site and content offerings, and a multi-year partnership with Cadillac. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this breaking news as the college basketball season winds down and the NCAA March Madness tournaments begins next month which you can follow along at the new Campus Insider web site now partnered with Cadillac .
New Campus Insiders Website
The new Campus Insiders site offers a network TV-like experience featuring 24 hours a day, seven days a week, live streaming and video on demand content centered on the top coll...Read More
Industry leading sports media and technology firm deltatre announced on Tuesday the acquisition of IMPIRE AG, a leading provider of premium sports data and digital media services, as well as TV graphics and performance analysis technologies in German-speaking markets. The Sports Techie community blog has documented the steady track record of growth of deltatre, and the acquisition of IMPIRE represents a significant step forward in deltatre’s strategic expansion and constitutes the first corporate acquisition in the Italian firm’s 28-year history.
deltatre and IMPIRE AG
“This union will give us the important opportunity to be closer to our customers an...Read More
Leading into the Super Bowl, Pepsi surprised some lucky Denver residents when a vending machine declaring “Free Pepsi” delivered much more than advertised as the city got ready for their AFC Champions Broncos play the NFC Champions Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII held at MetLife Stadium in New York and New Jersey last Sunday, in a one-sided affair the Hawks won delivering Seattle its first NFL Championship and the Lombardy trophy to the 206. The Sports Techie community is happy to share this Pepsi advertising campaign with our readers because your city might be next.
Pepsi #Halftime Denver
Denver passersby who pressed the button for free soda were...Read More
The new Carlsberg Live Match Centre powered by deltatre is a pioneering, multi-platform website launched in London last week that brings together all the stats and facts from Barclays Premier League match days. The Premier League brought in deltatre because of its sports business expertise capturing live sporting events for fans and has developed this unique live match day product for the world’s most watched and supported football league. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this historical sports technology announcement by deltatre with BPL fans worldwide, in the United States and here in Seattle, home of Sounders FC in the MLS.
Carlsberg Live Match Centre
Martin Axford, Head of Digital Operations at...Read More