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KORE Software Lands Serent Capital Investment

Serent Capital Invests in KORE Software, Business Management Software Leader for Sports and Entertainment

Serent Capital Invests in KORE Software, the Industry Leader in Business Management Software for Sports and Entertainment

Once bootstrapped KORE Software in New York received investment from Serent Capital to help grow their company in the sports and entertainment industries two weeks ago. KORE has more than 100 professional sports teams using their business management software with 60 pre-built integrations because they’ve developed a market dominating software as a service solution that address their customers’ needs...

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Klay Thompson Launches Family Foundation With Opus Bank

Klay Thompson Launches Family Foundation With Opus Bank

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 17: Opus Bank and The Thompson Family Behind-the-Scenes at the “Solid Foundation” Video Shoot December 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Pictured from left to right: Klay Thompson, Julie Thompson, Mychal Thompson, Mychel Thompson, Trayce Thompson, and Opus Bank CMO Amondo Redmond. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Opus Bank)

Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors All-Pro guard, two-time NBA Championship and Washington State University legend launched a new non-profit together with his family, The Thompson Family Foundation. Together with Opus Bank, they will assist inner city folks around Los Angeles, Oakland and Nassau Bahamas...

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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact (Tap2Interact) with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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New American-Made Index By CARS

New American-Made Index By CARS – Sports Techie blog.

Cars and trucks have long been one of the manufacturing anchors and job sources of the United States economy since the birth of the model T and because of advancements in technology; the industry has truly gone global. One innovative American digital business of note is Cars.com which launched in 1998 out of Chicago and has since become a property of Gannett Company spinning off in May, 2017 as a new, publicly traded company on the NYSE named Tegna, Inc. The website has a robust database of new and used cars for sale nationwide loaded with tips and tools for automobile owners and would be buyers...

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Sports Techie Q&A With CEO Of OpenSponsorship, Ishveen Anand

What are the values of a sports tech startup accelerator or business incubator compared to boot strapping?

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

The Sports Techie community blog has a new featured Q&A Series with Ishveen Anand, CEO of OpenSponsorship, the marketplace for sports sponsorship. The focus is the business of sports. In this first program, we ask the question whether one should launch a boot strapped sports tech company, or go the route of a startup accelerator or business incubator...

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Internet Past And Present Infographic

Internet Past And Present Infographic

The history of technology, in particular the Internet, is a topic full of excitement and exponential development meaning in the past, development was slow but achievements were big. Today, we dream up and invent amazing new cloud or miniature web delivery modes in much shorter time frames. Take a gander at the Quicken Loans and Ghergich & Co infographic, The Internet Then and Now, and pay attention to the technological innovations beginning with the 1950’s when the cold war and race to outer space and the moon drove people and business to new invention heights...

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The FC Barcelona version of Mondogoal, FCB Daily Best XI, is now live at www.mondogoal.com/fcbarcelona

The FC Barcelona version of Mondogoal, FCB Daily Best XI, is now live at www.mondogoal.com/fcbarcelona

MondoGoal Partners With FC Barcelona For Pay Fantasy Sports Games

The Sports Techie community blog spoke by phone this week to Shergul Arshad in Boston, the CEO and founder of Mondogoal, in a Q&A about their fast expanding global fantasy sports platform, marketing tool and business model that just partnered with FC Barcelona as their first La Liga user and promoter for the Isle of Man headquartered sports technology company. This novel sports tech platform is similar to the NFL formats FanDuel and DraftKings pioneered here in the U.S...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech - Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech – Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

I moved Sports Techie HQ from Seattle to Atlanta two months ago and was invited last month to attend the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 grand opening on August 23 as a member of the media, thanks to Jackson Spalding, and Traci Messier. It took 4 years of design, 18 months of construction and $66.5 million to finish what is considered to be the benchmark museum for sport, drawing a projected 500,000 to over 1 million fans annually to this diverse and football inspired city my family now lives in...

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Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone's only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone’s only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

Tom Legg, Head of Performance Analysis at the Craig Bellamy Foundation (CBF) in Sierra Leone, Africa, spoke to the Sports Techie community blog from the UK via Skype about their sports analytic operations and player development program that are further along than other African Nation because of their partnership with Performa Sports, and use of their real-time analysis iPad application. We discussed the Foundation’s Charitable Football Academy‘s innovative structures, coaches, player development and player communication...

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Three More College Arenas Make the Switch to LED Lights from Ephesus Lighting

Ohio University, Union College and the University of British Columbia join the growing list of arenas reducing energy use and improving light quality with LED

Ohio University, Union College and the University of British Columbia join the growing list of arenas reducing energy use and improving light quality with LED

Three More College Arenas Make the Switch to LED Lights from Ephesus Lighting

Three college sports and entertainment venues at Ohio University, Union College and the University of British Columbia have become a proactive part of the future of lighting by committing to sustainability and joining the expanding trend-setters of North American higher education institutions to make the switch to illuminate their arenas with an innovative new LED lighting system from Ephesus Lighting...

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