Chicago, IL – August 18, 2015– STATS LLC, the world leading sports technology, data and content company, has been invited by St. Louis-based Stadia Ventures to participate in the first Finalist Pitch Day. Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Greg Kirkorsky will represent STATS along with 32 other judges to review 10 established sports business startups. The judges will identify the startups with the greatest potential in sports industry and provide them the opportunity to continue to grow their business with Stadia Ventures’ Accelerator program.
Stadia Ventures’ Accelerator program helps to develop companies that are in an early-growth stage and focused on sports business. Once admitted into the program the startups will receive mentorship, education and up to a $100,000 equity investment over the course of a few months, culminating with a graduation demo day in front of investors, executives and media.
“STATS is thrilled to be able to learn from and share expertise with some of the brightest and innovative minds in the sports technology space,” said Kirkorsky. “This is a tremendous opportunity for us to get involved with some cutting-edge sports focused startups and to see the exciting new technologies they are developing.”
STATS is the leader in the sports technology space and prides itself on providing innovative content and solutions to satisfy diverse customer needs. With the recent acquisitions of Bsports, The Sports Network (TSN), TVTI, Automated Insights and Prozone, STATS is continuously expanding its reach and capabilities, while adding advanced and complementary technologies to its suite of products and solutions.