Fantasy football startup Sorare raises $680m Series B to create next sports entertainment giant leveraging NFTs
Sorare, the fantasy football platform, announced it has raised $680 million in Series B financing led by Softbank, with participation from Atomico, Bessemer Ventures, D1 Capital, Eurazeo, IVP and Liontree.
Sports investing platform PredictionStrike announced its partnership with MaC Venture Capital and New Age Capital, as well as the launch of the company's new mobile app.
Sharp Alpha Advisors announces sports betting startup pitch competition in partnership with Sportradar
Sharp Alpha Advisors, a firm specializing in early-stage sports betting technology, and Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, have partnered to announce a sports betting startup pitch competition.
Nifty Games, a videogame developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head sports games for mobile, raised $26 million in a Series B round of equity funding led by Vulcan Capital. In addition, the company has secured $12 million in connected debt financing.
ZenSports, the mobile sports betting app that offers consumers more choices and a better design than any other platform, has officially received its non-restricted gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
Hybrid gaming startup and broadcaster Live Play Mobile launches 24-hour-a-day live-hosted social casino game
Live Play Mobile, a new social gaming platform developer that combines live TV formats with mobile games, has become the first publisher to launch a 24-hour-a-day, live-hosted social casino game with its debut title, Live Play Bingo.
StatusPRO, a sports technology and gaming company that combines player data, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to create a suite of training and gaming products, announced it has raised a $5.2 million seed round.
Tech startup Sport Source launches two-way marketplace to discover and book physical activity spaces
Sport Source, the tech startup that connects people with available facilities in their area to participate in the activities they love; basketball, tennis, swimming and more, announced its launch in the App Store.
HYPE Sports Innovation, GVA 2.0 NFTs startup, MyLads, a player in Augmented Reality (AR) Sports Fan Engagement, has closed a €7.6 million Seed Investment Round led by Riva Technology and Entertainment (RTE).
Vision Quest Velocity LLC, an early-stage virtual cycling startup, announced it has raised $3.4 million in seed round funding, led by strategic financial partners.
MAXPRO, the startup making at-home and connected fitness accessible to all, announced a strategic partnership with basketball Hall of Famer and entertainment icon Shaquille O'Neal.
AI startup company Bodbox officially opened doors to a limited pre-sale of its American made Mark3 to notable success, selling to everyone from national governing bodies of sport to NBA teams, and is slated for a September 2021 public release.
The Desai Accelerator, a University of Michigan accelerator open to early-stage alumni startups, announced the four companies accepted into its 2021 cohort.
[Startup Interview] PJF Schmidt, Lucas Brosi, Marcus Luer, Urs Meier, Founders, Heroes AG, Switzerland
Heroes AG is a Swiss startup that has tapped into the underdeveloped fan merchandising sector through distribution of modern and trendy lifestyle products.
PLLAY, a skill-based video game wagering platform, has raised an additional $1 million in funding, bringing its total to $4 million in an oversubscribed seed round.
What began as a college senior project has led to an innovative startup company working with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, to light up lives through creativity and technology.
ZenSports, the next-generation mobile sports betting app that offers both a traditional book plus peer-to-peer sports betting platform using fiat or cryptocurrencies, has announced the close of its new $2.4 million in Series A funding.
As esports dominate modern entertainment industry as a fast growing sport, Kenya and South Africa youth continue to dominate the world of competitive video gaming.
PLLAY, a skill-based video game wagering platform, officially launched a campaign on MicroVentures, an equity-based crowdfunding website, opening an investment opportunity to the public.
Singapore-based blockchain startup, AnRKey X, announced that $ANRX will be listed on both Bithumb Global and Uniswap.
South African startup myFanPark merges with Starsona to create a global celebrity engagement platform
South African startup myFanPark has announced its merger with Silicon Valley-based celebrity engagement platform Starsona.
PLLAY, a skill-based video game wagering platform, has closed a $3 million seed funding round led by Screen Play Ventures.
Vooora Ventures, the first SportsTech Accelerator in MENA, powered by Kooora.com, the digital sports platform in the Arab World, signed an acceleration partnership agreement with Malaeb, a community app that connects people through sports.
ESL, the world's largest esports company, and DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival company, have merged organizations to further accelerate their mission to shape the future of esports and gaming.
As esports consumption continues to grow rapidly worldwide, Wisdom Gaming Group, a digital media company specializing in esports content and experiences, has announced that it has secured $3 million in Series A funding.
ZenSports, the mobile peer-to-peer sports betting marketplace announced a new $1.46 million Seed round of funding to expand into the United States, as well as to continue to grow its international presence.
Biorez, Inc., a US medical device startup advancing tendon and ligament repair has raised $3.5 million in its Series Seed financing, adding to $3.5 million raised previously.
Sporttrade, Philadelphia based sports betting startup has entered into a multi-year partnership with Twin River Worldwide Holdings, for the launch of Sporttrade's proprietary sports betting exchange product in the state of New Jersey.
Seattle based startup Polyarc announced the close of its $9 million Series B fund raise led by Hiro Capital, followed by Vulcan Capital, an existing investor, and Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund.
EHF Marketing GmbH, Monaco startup IQONIQ partner to drive fan engagement in European club handball competitions
EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing subsidiary of the European Handball Federation, announced its partnership with IQONIQ, an innovative new fan engagement platform made for sports and entertainment.
IQONIQ, a new fan engagement platform exclusively targeting the world of sports and entertainment, announced it has entered into a €100 million capital funding agreement with the Luxembourg based investment corporation Lux Media Investments.
CoachDirect is an Indian-based startup that works with schools and gated communities by providing sports, wellness and life coaching services. The startup CEO Veer Varma elaborates.
London-based Plutus, a Fintech firm has announced an affiliate partnership with sports apparel giant, Nike.
Nifty Games Inc., a developer and publisher focused on quick-session, head-to-head sports games for mobile devices, has secured more than $12 million in Series A financing, with $15 million raised to date.
PT SportSuite is a South African company whose mission is to digitally disrupt the sporting industry’s media landscape by allowing sporting organisations to operate like commercially-minded modern media houses, while building