SportsTech Investment Summary

Startups Investment Recap – December 15

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Welcome to your bi-weekly recap where we come to you with all the green goodness in the startup investment sector. Let’s dive in.

Startups Investment Recap – December 15

Goalsetter: NBA’s Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant Top Investor List

NBA Allstars sign-on to support social impact app, will offer banking options, teach financial litteracy for kids

Esports Outfit 100 Thieves Steals The Headlines With $460m Series C

Four year old LA-based firm follows recent pickup of gaming peripherals co. Higround with big funding package

Amazon invests in sports trading platform Dibbs

Tech giants Amazon have backed and invested in a fractional sports trading card marketplace called Dibbs. The marketplace allows users to purchase and sell fractions of collectible trading cards.

Disney pursue partnership for ESPN to move into sports betting

According to multiple reports, Disney is poised to finally embrace sports betting despite having reservations that gambling could tarnish its family-friendly brand. The Entertainment giants are currently exploring the possibility of a brand-licensing deal between ESPN and the sportsbook companies.


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