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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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BallStreet Trading Open For Sports Trades

BallStreet Trading, Inc. is a real time peer-to-peer prediction market that allows fans to trade the win probability of the live events they are watching

BallStreet Trading, Inc. developed a brand new off the shelf game to trade stocks while watching sports. Their peer-to-peer prediction market app allows fans real-time fan engagement in the form of win probability during live events with a decentralized exchange. Price of shares and virtual currency is driven by buyers and sellers in market numbers. By trading sports, they create security around a future, buy the Jets at $22, they play well and sell for $40...

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KORE Software Buys SponServe For Ultimate Sponsorship Bundle

KORE SOFTWARE ACQUISITION OF SPONSERVE CREATES UNPARALLELED SPONSORSHIP MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

KORE Software acquired SponServe in a sports technology business move of major significance. Each company’s proprietary assets will be bundled into a full solution capable of SponServe’s sponsorship activation management capabilities together with KORE’s business management portfolio made for sports business intelligence, sponsor tracking and enhancing season ticket sales. They also announced the appointment of Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers President, to the board of directors. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth of KORE and I am connected to Al on LinkedIn making this announcement today a sportsbiz story I am happy to report to you...

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Heisman Trophy Awarded To Notre Dame WR Tim Brown Available Via Goldin Auctions

TIM BROWN’S HEISMAN TROPHY HEADLINES GOLDIN AUCTIONS 2018 HOLIDAY AUCTION

TIM BROWN’S HEISMAN TROPHY HEADLINES GOLDIN AUCTIONS 2018 HOLIDAY AUCTION.

The nostalgic Heisman Trophy won by Tim Brown in 1987, star wide receiver out of Notre Dame, will be auctioned online by Goldin Auctions and can be yours if the price is right. Will any reader or follower of THE Sports Techie community blog step up and purchase this treasured heirloom? You can participate from anywhere in the world simply by registering at https://goldinauctions.com/. The fun begins on November 19. Bidding ends December 8 when this rare collector’s item is to be awarded shortly after the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner is announced in New York City...

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WinView Scores Blake Griffin To Promote Commodification And Gamification By Sports Fans

Blake Griffin and In-Game Predictions Platform WinView Games Flip the Script by “Taking Shots” at Fans Predicting Live Sports

Multi-million-dollar campaign features NBA All-Star Blake Griffin in content series playing off the “commodification” of professional athletes and the “gamification” of everyday life.

WinView and NBA All-Star Blake Griffin partnered to promote their sports tech platform that allows fans to predict during live sports events and action. To play the contest, simply make in-game predictions and win cash money prizes. This new sport marketing partnership features a 3-part series of video clips that are funny, informative and help define the now, in terms of how a modern day fan can interact through the app on each play they predict...

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Light Like The Pros LED Lights Awarded By Eaton And Miami Dolphins To South Florida High School

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins unveil state-of-the-art Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System at South Plantation High School’s Paladin Stadium

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins unveil state-of-the-art Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System at South Plantation High School’s Paladin Stadium.

Light Like the Pros. South Plantation High School in the Broward County School District got to do exactly that when they officially turned on the upgraded LED lights for the first time as a result of winning the community program initiative developed by Eaton, power management company, and the Miami Dolphins of the NFL. The Sports Techie community blog believes in this type of sustainability focused solution in the face of increasing global warming...

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State Farm Arena Ready For Atlanta Hawks Opening Night

State Farm Arena Transformation With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena Transform With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena opens tonight when the Atlanta Hawks play the Dallas Mavericks after a $200 million arena refurbish of which $142.5 million came from Georgia public funding, something I am fully against because billionaire owners don’t need the money, right. This is touted as the second-biggest facility redesign in NBA history after MGS in New York. My son and I went to the “Welcome to the Neighborhood” Open House Party which was free to the public last weekend and had a good time indeed which bodes well for fans this evening and throughout the 2018/19 season. Unfortunately, with the new sponsor and all the technology-driven bells and whistles like the fan...

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After the Hoverboard Scandal – Which Brands Can You Trust?

After the Hoverboard Scandal – Which Brands Can You Trust?

Remember just a couple Christmases ago when hoverboards were the gift to give? You may also recall the great debacle surrounding the products shortly after – a few of these self-balancing scooters had electrical shortages and caught fire, making national headlines and worrying parents who had bought them for their kids. The Sports Techie community blog believes in safety first when it comes to sports tech.

Just as quickly as they gained popularity, they were labeled hazardous. These dangerous early hoverboards all had one thing in common though – the batteries were all traced back to a single factory in China and sold for cheap...

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Sports Betting vs. Online Casino Games: A Comprehensive Comparison

In-play sports betting vs. Roulette

We all love online entertainment, and gambling over the web is one of the many ways we can indulge ourselves in real-time, right from all forms of sports bets to a wide selection of online casino games. We love online entertainment so much that industries like the online gambling industry which you can play here today, has massively grown in the last few years, now using more advanced technology. In the Sports Techie community blog guide, we are going to compare these two popular online gambling mediums. Keep in mind that aside from the various similarities we will discuss here, these two still share another common factor, and that is free bets which are given when players sign up with popular bookmakers and online casinos...

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Tennis Channel And WTA Sign TV, Digital Media And OTT Agreement

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP.

Tennis Channel will be the U.S. television and digital media hub for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) beginning in January 2019 after signing a five-year contract. More than 2,000 matches will be available for viewing including the tour championship, Premier and International tournaments, as well as the WTA Finals, all running January through October.  The Sports Techie community blog represents female tennis players, coaches and fans, providers and sponsors worldwide.  Tennis is sports tech ready to compete for young viewers in the United States after this wide-ranging business agreement.

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