SLATE RECEIVES $5.5M IN SEED FUNDING | # INVESTMENT
Slate has announced its latest funding, now totalling $5.5 million in seed funding. NYC-based Charge Ventures led this funding. Several other investors participated, including Interplay VC, Wise Ventures, TitletownTech, LAUNCH and more.
WTA AND MORGAN STANLEY IN MULTI-YEAR TIE-UP | # SPONSORSHIP
WTA has today announced a multi-year global partnership with financial advisory giant Morgan Stanley
SEATGEEK REPLACES STUBHUB AS MLB’S TICKETING PARTNER | # TICKETING
MLB has announced a new long-term partnership that is worth around $100 million annually over five years with the online ticket exchange platform SeatGeek
NFL SURVEY REVEALS SUPER BOWL REACHED 200 MILLION VIEWERS | # NFL
The Super Bowl attracted a total audience of around 200 million viewers in the US, according to a survey commissioned by the NFL.
LIV SHOWED INAUGURAL GOLF LEAGUE LIVE ON NEW STREAMING SERVICE | # BROADCASTING
LIV Golf, the Saudi-backed men’s tour organiser, has launched a new streaming service that will house live and on-demand content from its competitions.
NFL PARTNERS WITH NETFLIX TO PRODUCE THE NEW ‘NFL: QUARTERBACK’ DOCU-SERIES | # FANENGAGEMNT
The NFL is partnering with streaming giant Netflix for the first time to produce the new ‘NFL: Quarterback docu-series due to premiere this summer.
BARCELONA TO INVEST IN SPORTS TECH STARTUPS | # INNOVATION
Barcelona plans to invest in technology startups through its Barcelona Innovation Hub (BIHUB) initiative. Visualfy and Oliver were the first two companies to be included in the initiative.
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