Startups Investment Recap – December 29th

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Startups Investment Recap – December 29th

NOBULL lands NFL investment

The National Football League (NFL) has invested in training apparel and footwear brand Nobull, according to The Atheletic. The league partnered with the sportswear brand earlier this year, designating Nobull as the presenting sponsor and apparel supplier for the NFL scouting combine.

Broncos announce more than $100 million in upgrades to their stadium

Empower Field at Mile High is set to undergo a significant upgrade that will feature key enhancements to the Broncos’ home stadium. More than $100 million will be directed toward upgrading Empower Field at Mile High, the team announced Wednesday. The investment is set to be the largest capital improvement in the history of the stadium.

Jeff Zucker to lead $1 Billion venture to acquire media, sports properties

The veteran media executive, who has been CEO of NBCUniversal as well as president of the news outlet that is now part of Warner Bros. Discovery, will lead RedBird IMI, a joint-venture investment vehicle focused on acquiring and investing in large scale media, entertainment and sports content properties.

Why are Liverpool and Manchester United up for sale at the same time?

Two of the world’s biggest and most profitable soccer/football teams are on the market at the same time — and that’s no coincidence, according to analysts.

NFL Sunday Ticket price on YouTube set to be around $300 for consumers

The NFL Sunday Ticket move to YouTube TV has been widely celebrated by fans, and the reduced cost could be even better news. “The price point has not been determined, but one TV person estimated it would be in the neighborhood of $300 for the season,” Peter King of NBC Sports reported Monday.

Top 5 esports investment stories of 2022

After two years of the pandemic, everyone in the esports industry expected 2022 to be a renaissance of sorts, and it delivered on this expectation, to a degree. The year started off with perhaps the most important merger in years, but investments have not kept up the pace throughout the year.


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