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Hey Sports Tech Fans,
Some great stories this week as we are back underway in the NBA.
Have a great sporting weekend.
PS sorry for the delay in this issue going out, we had some technical difficulties!
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HockeyTech launches HockeyTV Community Network, a new platform to watch hockey in communities across North America. WATERLOO, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – HockeyTech announces HockeyTV Community Network, a brand-new platform for the youth and recreational market. The Introduction of
Chad Hurley is hunting for what comes after fantasy sports. He envisions a new way for fans to play by watching live and cheering for the athletes they love. Beyond a few scraps of info the YouTube co-founder would share and his new startup’s job listings revealed, we don’t know what Hurley’s game will feel […]
Twitch, the popular streaming platform owned by Amazon, has tapped former Zynga marketing exec Doug Scott to join the company as chief marketing officer. Scott will be based in Twitch’s San Francisco headquarters
He did not hit a home run or strike out a batter, but Cody Elias played a significant role for Oakland A’s during their run to the American League wild-card game. In his first year with the organization, the 30-year-old Jeannette native garnered significant attention for his role on “A’s
The NHL has launched an official Spanish-language website that will host original content produced by Spanish-speaking hockey reporters. With the new site, NHL.com is now available in nine languages.
The Spanish-language site (NHL.com/es) will house original articles and videos covering daily league news, individual player features, as well as a “Hockey 101” content glossary that explains hockey terms,
Our Athletes Voice series gives athletes a forum to talk about how technology has impacted their careers and their lives away from sports. This week, USMNT and MLS star Landon Donovan talks about how VAR has improved soccer, and how he is using technology now that he has retired from playing.
The fall is a huge time for sports. There’s the World Series, weekend football games, the beginning of the grueling NBA and NHL seasons and NASCAR winding to a close. Sports fans dedicate significant amounts of time to watching sports – on many different devices and channels – and brands are taking advantage of the many opportunities that affords.
When the NBA regular season begins Tuesday, each team will be able to work with up to two sponsors on advertising campaigns outside the U.S. and Canada, an expansion of the league’s global marketing activity fueled in part by the results of its separate jersey sponsorship program.
The biometric identification company, Clear, whose fingerprint scanning is used for entry at various MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL and WNBA venues, has made its first foray into college sports. The company has announced a deal with the University of Texas to offer its service for fans attending Longhorns’ home football games.
How funding rounds are classified these days has much more to do with positioning than any VC definitions, but it’s still true that nothing has quite the pizzazz as the “strategic investment” celebrity party round. Sandbox VR, a location-based virtual reality startup that capped off a huge $68 million Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz […]
The staff knows a secret about one of the biggest drivers of business today. Positive (or negative) experiences aren’t solely dictated by outcomes; it’s as much, if not more, about the journey. A Notre Dame win is celebrated by fans, but the comfort of a fan’s seat, the length of the line to the bathroom and concessions, and in-stadium technology impact a fan’s assessment of the game.