Tag Archives: Carsten Koerl

Carsten Koerl: Legacy systems hinder betting’s global opportunity

Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl has warned industry leadership to prepare for seismic changes across all components of betting’s value-chain, transforming how incumbents engage with global sports audiences. Day-2 of the SBC Barcelona Summit provided a dissect of the pioneer’s technology perspectives, fresh from guiding Sportradar through its $8 billion public listing on the US NASDAQ  Having achieved the feat of …

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Michael Jordan to provide ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ to Sportradar

Shortly after successfully completing its IPO and listing on the Nasdaq Global Exchange, Sportradar has announced that early investor and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Michael Jordan has joined its Board of Directors. Jordan will serve as a Special Advisor at the company, effective immediately, whilst also increasing his investment, with the providing ‘guidance and strategic counsel’ concerning the …

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SBC Summit Barcelona to mark return of major betting and igaming industry events

SBC Summit Barcelona

Next week’s SBC Summit Barcelona will mark the long-awaited return of major international business events for the sports betting and igaming industry with a high-level conference and exhibition attended by the sector’s major players.  With Barcelona open for large-scale events and free from quarantine requirements for visitors, the 2021 edition of the Global Betting and iGaming Show will go ahead …

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Ed Blonk: Sportradar IPO proves status as most innovative sports business

Cited as 2021’s most audacious public listing, yesterday Sportradar grabbed global business headlines as company Founder and CEO Carsten Koerl rang the opening bell of the Nasdaq Exchange with Michael Jordan. Speaking to SBC from 6 Times Square, Sportradar’s Chief Commercial Officer, Ed Blonk, discussed the company’s ambitions as a Nasdaq enterprise and how generated funds will be spent to …

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Betting and gaming affiliates set for SBC Summit Barcelona meet-up

SBC Summit Barcelona

This month’s SBC Summit Barcelona will be one of 2021’s key meeting points for operators and affiliates, with more than 130 affiliate businesses set to attend the global betting and igaming show. The event will take place as planned at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc on 21 – 24 September, as Catalonia and Barcelona are fully open for business events. It …

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SofaScore set to make exhibition debut at SBC Summit Barcelona

SofaScore, the live score specialist, is set to exhibit at a betting and gaming industry event for the first time when it takes part in next month’s SBC Summit Barcelona. The Summit takes place on 21 – 24 September, when senior executives and key decision makers from international sports betting operators will gather at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc for a …

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Sportradar secures FanDuel contract renewal to maintain US momentum

Sportradar has strengthened its position in the US sports betting industry by extending its existing partnership with prominent operator FanDuel. The contract renewal will see Sportradar continue to serve as the data and odds supplier for US sports for FanDuel until 2028, with the Swiss sports data and analytics company providing products and services including pre-match and live betting services …

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SBC Summit Barcelona agenda focuses on industry’s biggest issues and what they mean for day-to-day operations

SBC Summit Barcelona 2021

The agenda for SBC Summit Barcelona, the global betting and igaming show, is set to deliver in-depth insights on the major issues influencing the future of the industry and a wealth of ideas about how to tackle the challenges businesses face on a daily basis. Taking place on 21-24 September 2021, the conference and exhibition will see senior executives and …

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Sportradar appoints Lynn S McCreary to strengthen legal team

Sportradar has strengthened its legal department by appointing Lynn S. McCreary as Chief Legal Officer, as the company continues to press ahead with international growth. McCreary brings over three decades of experience in legal, business and executive leadership roles to Sportradar, having worked at financial services and payments firm Fiserv for 11 years, serving in the capacity of CLO since …

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Sportradar acquires InteractSport in third takeover of 2021

Sportardar has made its third commercial takeover of 2021 by acquiring InteractSport, which will allow the supplier to strengthen its data and content offering across Oceania and Asia. InteractSport is an official partner of Cricket Australia, and also provides services to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – which will allow Sportradar to grow its presence across these markets, as …

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