Hi Sports Tech fans,
I had a great weekend in Madrid, despite the result and overall quality of the match. Some great insights into the business of the Champions League and some great side events. Shout out to SportTechx’s Rohn Malhotra for hooking things up!
As the club football season is now over, the interantional summer football competitions kick off with the Nations League finals, Copa America and the FIFA Woman’s World Cup kick off this month.
Loads of sports tech news this week as FloSports raises a Series C, Aaron Rodgers launches a $50 million fund, Benfica now accept cryptocurrency, Illnois passes its legal gambling laws with certain terms and conditions to entry by companies, Peleton might be going public, ESPN trials sports streaming just for teens while the NBA finals see a 25% decrease in viewing numbers in a LeBron-less finals series.
The podcast of the week is from Bloomberg Business of Sport with an interview with NBA’s deputy Commissioner, where they discuss the huge growth potential in India, China, OTT, microtransactions, data from engaged fans, betting and many more. Its the bottom story this week.
Have a great weekend,