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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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Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network

Canadian Hockey League and Stadium Digital Debut New League Wide Web Network for 2016/17 Season.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network - Sports Techie blog.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network – Sports Techie blog.

The Canadian Hockey League today announced a new deal with Stadium Digital to implement a web network and custom websites for the 2016/17 season. Each of the 52 teams in Canada and the eight in America playing in the Ontario Hockey League, Western Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, will benefit from this sports tech infrastructure by allowing for a more personalized mobile fan and sponsor experience...

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Minute Media Football Fan Content Contribution Platform Powers HT Media Group India

Minute Media Football Fan Content Contribution Platform Powers HT Media Group India

Minute Media, HT Media Partner to Deliver Fan-Created Football Content

Minute Media, HT Media Partner to Deliver Fan-Created Football Content

HT Media in India will partner with Minute Media to deliver fan-created curated football content. The Sports Techie community blog chatted via Skype to Duncan McMonagle, SVP Strategy and Partnerships, Minute Media, at their London office about this enormous sports technology opportunity for the Israeli based company to engage with one of the largest digital markets in the world and the number two sized Facebook global country list of users by country. I also queried as to future company plans after raising $45 million in funding such as eSports...

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

Sustainable Golf Course
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for...

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Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip to society as happened during the recent NBA and NFL drafts last w...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

The Tennis Channel Plus moves from delivering live and on-demand French Open video content played on clay to streaming the race to Wimbledon on grass courts thanks to NeuLion® end to end IPTV service technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Adam Ware, SVP and Head of Digital Media at The Tennis Channel in CA, and Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of NeuLion located in NY, about their new multi-year agreement designed to increase business opportunities and fan viewership by allowing digital access to more live matches for both casual and hard care fans on more devices...

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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

An all-encompassing NBA injury reporting tool.

Swish Analytics New NBA Injury Feed For Fantasy Sports, Betting, Fans and Writers

Swish Analytics launched NBA Injury Feed this week, a software-driven sports technology solution designed to use predictive algorithms and beat writer’s social feedback calculated together to let fantasy basketball players, hoops fans, writers and bettors know the daily reporting injury status of each player. The Sports Techie community blog chatted almost a year ago with co-founder, Bobby Skoff. This time we learned about their newest NBA sports tech tool, the Optimus X lineup daily fantasy projection model and the soon to be released, MLB Predictions, Analytics and Injuries product available by May 1...

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Field grows to 96 teams with regional sites to include Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta; Final Rounds to be Carried Live on ESPN from New York on August 1-2

Field grows to 96 teams with regional sites to include Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta; Final Rounds to be Carried Live on ESPN from New York on August 1-2

The Basketball Tournament 5v5 One Million Dollar Prize And New ESPN Partnership

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is a free, open and winner take the new million dollars prize event that today announced a significant television partnership with ESPN for the 2015 single-elimination, expanded field. The Sports Techie chatted with TBT, Founder and Creator, Jonathan Mugar, located in Boston, MA about their launch last summer, the exciting business development happenings and the social media driven format...

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