Tag Archives: Michael Jordan

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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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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Betradar to launch sports betting solutions for US market

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Betradar has detailed plans to launch “a comprehensive range of tools and services” to companies looking to provide sports betting in a post PASPA United States. Acknowledging a variety of permutations could yet impact the landscape following the Supreme Court ruling, it was detailed that existing operators, in addition to new entrants, could benefit from the firm’s expertise in navigating …

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Sportradar looks to secure US sports’ full-house with NBA data rights deal

Sports data and insights provider Sportradar AG is reported to be in the final stages of closing a six-year data-rights contract with the NBA valued at $250 million. Its contract with the NBA will cover an array of data-distribution rights on behalf of the professional league, including match analysis, data reporting, statistics and the development of a streaming product. In …

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Sportradar secures all-star $44 million US investment round

Sports data provider Sportradar has secured an all-star $44 million investment round led by Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis investment firm Revolution Growth. Revolution Growth’s funding round saw, NBA legend and Charlotte Hornets franchise owner Michael Jordan contribute to investment, with Dallas Mavericks (NBA) owner Mark Cuban also participated in the round. Sportradar governance announced that Cuban and Jordan, would …

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