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Hi Sports Tech Fans,
You asked, well two of you did :) , so I listened.
I will now be covering more deal flow news stories in upcoming newsletters.
Some naturally bubble up to the surface in the news cycle but having a more robust section is a good idea long term.
This will give the investors, startups and those interested in this community a better understanding of the companies raising, how much and at what valuations.
There are a number of stories below in the deals section and there are some juicy ones there to check out.
Have a great sporting week!
PS I hope el Classico (Barcelona v Real Madrid) will proceed as normal this evening after tensions have been raised since the game was first cancelled a few months back.
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