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Ready Nutrition Adds LA Rams Superstar Aaron Donald As Co-Owner Investor

Ready® Nutrition Twitter (@ready_nutrition) Founder and President Pat Cavanaugh (L) and Aaron Donald (R) @AaronDonald97, IG: aarondonald99)

Pittsburgh based Ready® Nutrition added LA Rams superstar and noob, Aaron Donald, to Team Ready as a co-owner and investor but don’t think just because he is new to the fitness drink investment game this athlete didn’t do his business homework on the investment. Founder and President Pat Cavanaugh announced on Tuesday that his sports nutrition company was adding the former University of Pittsburgh All-American defensive tackle, thirteenth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and two time AP defensive player of the year in 2017 and 2019, because he was a user and believer in Ready Pro...

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Bruin Sports Capital Receives $600 Million Investment By CVC Capital and The Jordan Company

Bruin Sports Capital (Bruin) will expand their business investments thanks to partnerships with CVC Capital Partners (CVC) and The Jordan Company (TJC) valued onto the billions. Bruin is privately held and will use an initial investment of $600 million by the private equity firms to increase global investing, operations and holding initiatives of sports and entertainment businesses including sports technology companies. Bruin will have additional access to more capital as required and will leverage each partner’s worldwide network of resources tied to the CVC Fund VII and Resolute Fund IV managed by TJC. This compelling sports tech news broke out of London and New York City earlier today and was shared with the Sports Tech...

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GolfSuites, Where Golf Entertainment and Game Improvement Meet Through Sports Tech

GolfSuites – Improves your Drive, Drives Us

When I think about the golf industry over the past 20-years I have been a part of, technology pops into mind. GolfSuites is ready to deliver the next-gen of golf technology through entertainment, a game improvement center and computer tracking featured in high-tech facilities located worldwide. The first thought I and maybe you have about this investment story is TopGolf, an almost identical sports tech enhanced, golf driving range business concept minus the dedicated suites and measurement within inches rather than feet, from what I can tell. The market for golfing entertainment and a unique customer experience is improving and GolfSuite’s feels hundreds if not thousands of these facilities can be built to handle to need. Jerry Ellenburg,...

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Tribez, Social Sports App Raising Seed Funding

Tribez. Social Sport App. Find, Connect and Play.

The Tribez app provides venues the platform to reach large audiences for group, social or casual sports play.

The Tribez app provides venues the platform to reach large audiences for group, social or casual sports play. I connected with Richard Sagar, founder and CEO of Tribez, on LinkedIn, he then reached out halfway across the world to me this week wanting to chat about his Australian sports tech startup and go at raising seed funding. The past 14 months his team of 5 developed a social sports app designed to innovate how everyone interacts with social sport and recreation...

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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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Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driver

Ride Share Driving For Lyft Atlanta

Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driving – Sports Techie blog

Lyft is my preferred ride sharing company even before Uber started started taking negative PR hits because of their corporate culture towards women employees primarily forcing their founder to step down. When I did not own a car, I relied on mostly public transportation and that means Marta buses and trains in Atlanta as well as relying on ride share. I bought a Chevy Cruze last year and now drive exclusively for Lyft although I am cleared for Uber too. Now 1,500 rides later, it has truly been an amazing opportunity to both meet people, see the Atlanta area and places I would probably never have visited otherwise, and to understand this new age, tech-driven business model...

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68 Soccer Nations Where the Women Are On Top

68 Soccer Nations Where the Women are on Top

The World Cup will kick off in Russia on 14th June, with the hosts facing Saudi Arabia in the opening game, which will be viewed by a global audience of over 100 million viewers. The Sports Techie global community supports the growth of soccer worldwide as long as the playing field of sports technology is as even as can be. Over the following month you will see a parade of international superstars and football tested countries battling it out for the coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy, presented to the winners in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15th July.

The Numbers

But men, aren’t the only ones involved in this beautiful game and women now make up 10% of the playing population with over 27 million players registered worldwide, and in some countries ...

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Esports Is More Mainstream Than Traditional Sports

Esports v Sports – Is the Future of Sport Online?

The Future of Sports Online by Betway.

Are you an eSports gambler, player, coach, trainer, executive, owner, or simply one of the millions of international fans worldwide because if you are, you are not alone by a long-shot, amigos. Watching video gamers play is as common an activity as going outside and playing the same sports with most all Gen Z and a large number of millennials. Esports is growing as fast as a super storm hurricane. Believe it or not, data indicates by 2020 fans will spend approximately 11 billion hours viewing this new technology enabled sport. Now consider 70 million interested fans are ready to use tech to stream the gaming major finals through online platforms...

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What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

Whether it’s in sports education, sports technology, training, coaching or administration, professional certifications and degrees are becoming increasingly necessary for a lucrative career in any sports-related industry.  As a result of this, there are over 300 physical education and sport science programs on offer at colleges and universities across the USA together with more than 250 sport management programs. These sport-related qualifications include academic degree programs at universities, community colleges, 4-year colleges, speciality-sports universities and training institutes as well as a variety of certifications through non-academic organizations...

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Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know – SportsTechie blog.

Fantasy sports (FS) are games played by sports fans and enthusiasts against one and other. The games are generally played online and with apps by players building virtual teams with real players. Results are based on the performance of those players. Choosing a “fantasy” team of players conventionally does this, and competing against other fantasy teams in a league based format over the course of a season the way people compete. Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is similar, in that players still choose a set of players to base their team statistics around...

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