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Star Fantasy Leagues Partners with Industry Leader, IDology, to Help Improve Player On-boarding and Deliver the Ultimate Online Fantasy Gaming Experience

Star Fantasy Leagues Partners with Industry Leader, IDology, to Help Improve Player On-boarding and Deliver the Ultimate Online Fantasy Gaming Experience | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, GA., July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Star Fantasy Leagues, an organization that offers the most comprehensive and user-friendly fantasy sports experience online, today announced their partnership with industry leader, IDology, Inc., a provider...
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Star Fantasy Leagues took a step toward improving their online company by partnering with IDology.  The partnership emphasizes the importance of protection client information from fraud whether in the online or the physical domain.

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Connecting Tomorrow's All-Stars With Private Coaches

Connecting Tomorrow's All-Stars With Private Coaches | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
U.S. parents are spending big on one-on-one sports lessons. A Boston entrepreneur wants a piece of the $6.3 billion industry
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Jordan Fliegel launched CoachUp, in 2011 that’s like an Angie’s List (ANGI) for jocks. The company has more than 8,000 coaches on the platform, complete with background checks and profile pages on the website, where parents and kids look for coaches and leave reviews.

 

The 20-employee company makes money by charging a commission to parents who use the site to book sessions. Fliegel expects more than $1 million in revenue this year and has raised $2.7 million in funding from investors, including General Catalyst Partners and Breakaway Ventures, as well as Boston Bruins president Cam Neely and former Boston Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler.

 


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Body Scanner Finds Riders The Perfect Bike - PSFK

Body Scanner Finds Riders The Perfect Bike - PSFK | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
Roll: Perfect Fit helps customers pick the right chassis and seat design for their lifestyle.
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A small business with a big idea.  Roll: Perfect Fit utilizes new technology and classic customer service to provide a great experience for their customers.

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Kuwaiti entrepreneur builds sports apparel startup in Britain

Kuwaiti entrepreneur builds sports apparel startup in Britain | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
Who would have thought a British-educated dentist from Kuwait would open his own cheerleading apparel design startup? It sounds farfetched, but to entrepreneur…
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Kawaiti dentist and entrepreneur, Abdelwahab AlAnsary, demonstrates the global reach of the sport industry and how to optimize resources, contacts and opportunities.

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Pickleball: Tennis for the slower boomer

Pickleball: Tennis for the slower boomer | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
With more players "aging out" of tennis, this paddle sport has caught on in retirement communities and sports tournaments.
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A small niche has developed recently for sport entrepreneurs to pursue with seniors as the target market. Pickleball is growing sport with more than 100,000 participants in the United States, according to the USA Pickleball Association. Who will capitalize on this emerging market?
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Innovation: Moto Knee, a Prosthesis for Extreme Athletes

Innovation: Moto Knee, a Prosthesis for Extreme Athletes | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
Mike Schultz's company Biodapt makes hydraulic prostheses for intense physical activity
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Future Sport 2013

Future Sport 2013 | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
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The Sports Video Group (SVG) brings executives from tech companies and broadcasting together to discuss the future of sport production. Topics include:  4K in action, cloud-based remote sports production: new workflows, creating and delivering better HD: tips and techniques, next-generation content distribution:  the big screen, 4K acquisition update: cameras and lenses, and the second screen sports experience.

 

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Jori Jasper: A representative of excellence - The University of Hawaii Kaleo

Jori Jasper: A representative of excellence - The University of Hawaii Kaleo | Sports Entrepreneurship - King 4070709 | Scoop.it
Jori Jasper: A representative of excellence
The University of Hawaii Kaleo
In sports, coaches always preach the value of hard work and determination. Those traits can apply not just to athletics, but in achieving other goals in life.
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Jori Jasper could be the next up and coming entrepreneur.  Will she dedicate her talents to the world of sports that she clearly loves?

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