Technology

SailGP partners with Oracle ahead of second season to improve data analytics

Daily / Thursday, April 15, 2021
Oracle and SailGP have expanded their data analytics platform leading into the league's second season. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure will deliver real-time data to each of SailGP's eight national teams, broadcast partners and fans. New features will aim to improve team performance and give fans a crews-eye view of the...

Waud Capital Partners buys amateur sports software platform TeamSnap

Daily / Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Waud Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in TeamSnap, which provides industry-leading sports management and communication software for amateur sports. The deal with the middle market private equity firm brings new capital to TeamSnap, with an aim to accelerate growth, providing resources to expand its offering...

SBJ Unpacks: CLEAR CEO on company's deepening sports ties

Daily / Monday, April 5, 2021
CLEAR Chair & CEO Caryn Seidman Becker ’s company has significantly deepened its ties in sports amid the pandemic. She joins SBJ’s Andrew Levin to discuss the implications of and growth plans for CLEAR’s technology, including its Health Pass platform, which allows fans to quickly and...

MLSE to license second-screen platform to other teams

Daily / Monday, March 29, 2021
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment's MLSE Digital Labs earlier this month "completed the rollout of a second-screen 'digital arena' product that it also will license to other franchises," beginning with the Spurs and Trail Blazers, with the group "in talks with other teams in North America and...

Mobile tech provider Tappit grows MLB presence with Reds deal

Daily / Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Tappit has added another baseball client, signing a five-year deal with the Reds to provide the team with mobile ordering technology through the MLB Ballpark app, beginning with the '21 season. Tappit’s mobile payment tech will power Reds Pay, enabling fans to make purchases from their mobile phones at...

MLB: App-reciate

Weekly / Monday, March 22, 2021
“Coopetition” is the portmanteau that Geoff Johnson, general manager of Bypass, uses to describe the relationships between the many companies that will affect the mobile fan experience this MLB season. With no dominant entities, MLB teams average around 10 unique mobile fan experience vendor partners,...

Yankees, Angels partnering with Chelsea Health Solutions' Cleared4 for safe re-openings

Daily / Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The Yankees and Angels are partnering with N.Y.-based Chelsea Health Solutions, which created the Cleared4 software platform, to foster safety for employees and ballpark staff during their COVID-19 re-openings. Cleared4’s HIPAA-compliant platform was developed in response to the enormous compliance, administration and financial burdens on organizations wanting to reopen...