Tag Archives: Carsten Koerl

Sportradar fires US warning shots following blockbuster Nasdaq debut  

Sportradar AG has underlined its position as the world’s leading sports tech and data group, having published its inaugural results as a Global Nasdaq enterprise.    The Swiss group, which made its listing debut last September after securing a target valuation of $8 billion, registered Q3 revenues of €137 million – up 30% on the €105 million from Q3 2020. Global …

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Sportradar nets 10-year NBA partnership

Sportradar will gain the exclusive betting data rights to the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League after signing a 10-year contract. The exclusive partnership will start in 2023-24, kicking in at the end of the existing, non-exclusive deal which runs for two more years. It will see the three leagues use Sportradar’s global and wide-ranging capabilities to grow US operations, …

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Sportradar adds three-year extension to ITF collaboration

Sportradar has extended its current partnership with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) with a focus on enhancing integrity measures and driving fan engagement. The data agreement between Sportradar and ITF, which will run for three more years, will enable the federation to deliver a number of ongoing integrity-led major projects, including the development of technology infrastructure to further enhance integrity …

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Carsten Koerl: Legacy systems hinder betting’s global opportunity

Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl has warned industry leadership to prepare for seismic changes across all components of betting’s value-chain, transforming how incumbents engage with global sports audiences. Day-2 of the SBC Barcelona Summit provided a dissect of the pioneer’s technology perspectives, fresh from guiding Sportradar through its $8 billion public listing on the US NASDAQ  Having achieved the feat of …

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Michael Jordan to provide ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ to Sportradar

Shortly after successfully completing its IPO and listing on the Nasdaq Global Exchange, Sportradar has announced that early investor and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Michael Jordan has joined its Board of Directors. Jordan will serve as a Special Advisor at the company, effective immediately, whilst also increasing his investment, with the providing ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ concerning the …

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SBC Summit Barcelona to mark return of major betting and igaming industry events

SBC Summit Barcelona

Next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona will mark the long-awaited return of major international business events for the sports betting and igaming industry with a high-level conference and exhibition attended by the sector’s major players.  With Barcelona open for large-scale events and free from quarantine requirements for visitors, the 2021 edition of the Global Betting and iGaming Show will go ahead …

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Ed Blonk: Sportradar IPO proves status as most innovative sports business

Cited as 2021’s most audacious public listing, yesterday Sportradar grabbed global business headlines as company Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl rang the opening bell of the Nasdaq Exchange with Michael Jordan. Speaking to SBC from 6 Times Square, Sportradar’s Chief Commercial Officer, Ed Blonk, discussed the company’s ambitions as a Nasdaq enterprise and how generated funds will be spent to …

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Betting and gaming affiliates set for SBC Summit Barcelona meet-up

SBC Summit Barcelona

This month’s SBC Summit Barcelona will be one of 2021’s key meeting points for operators and affiliates, with more than 130 affiliate businesses set to attend the global betting and igaming show. The event will take place as planned at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc on 21 – 24 September, as Catalonia and Barcelona are fully open for business events. It …

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SofaScore set to make exhibition debut at SBC Summit Barcelona

SofaScore, the live score specialist, is set to exhibit at a betting and gaming industry event for the first time when it takes part in next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona. The Summit takes place on 21 – 24 September, when senior executives and key decision makers from international sports betting operators will gather at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc for a …

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Sportradar secures FanDuel contract renewal to maintain US momentum

Sportradar has strengthened its position in the US sports betting industry by extending its existing partnership with prominent operator FanDuel. The contract renewal will see Sportradar continue to serve as the data and odds supplier for US sports for FanDuel until 2028, with the Swiss sports data and analytics company providing products and services including pre-match and live betting services …

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