Tag Archives: Ed Blonk

Sportradar expands stateside portfolio with Bowl Season addition

Sportradar has entered into an agreement with the Bowl Season, becoming an official partner of the collegiate American football series for the 2022/23 season. The collaboration will see the Nasdaq New York-listed company support the Bowl Season as it seeks to enter the sports betting space “in a thoughtful and responsible manner”. Sportsbetting is currently legal in New York state. …

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Year in Review Part Three – Firms look to Nasdaq whilst William Hill auction comes to a close

The third quarter of 2021 saw further regulatory developments across Europe, and one of the year’s biggest M&A saga’s concluded as 888 Holdings finalised the terms of its William Hill acquisition.  Sportradar, the Swiss sports data and technology company, successfully completed its public listing on the US Nasdaq stock exchange in September, with some assistance from basketball legend Michael Jordan. …

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Sportradar signs five-year extension with Bundesliga International


Sportradar has agreed a five-year extension to its partnership with Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, giving greater access to German football’s top leagues. As the official provider of betting and streaming rights for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 outside the US and DACH regions until the conclusion of the 2025-26 season, Sportradar will sublicence the rights …

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Sportradar gains International Hockey Federation exclusive betting data rights

Sportradar has further expanded its portfolio of betting data partners by entering into an global multi-year agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). In place until the conclusion of the 2029/30 season, the deal will see Sportradar collect and distribute betting data from the the roster of international FIH competitions, covering a total of 300 matches per season. This will …

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Sportradar enters multi-year integrity agreement with Swiss Handball Federation

Sportradar has further enhanced its portfolio of integrity clients by securing an agreement between its Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) division and the Swiss Handball Federation (SVF). The multi-year agreement will see Sportradar provide bet monitoring services to the SVF using its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS), covering men’s and women’s senior matches at both youth and senior level, including the …

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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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