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Tony Knopp on envisioning the future of live events and ticketing

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tony Knopp, co-founder and chief executive of TicketManager. Fisher and Russo also discuss the $238m (€238m) Series E fundraising for New York-based ticketing company SeatGeek, RedBird Capital Partners’ takeover of Italian football club AC Milan in partnership with Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, expansion of the College Football Playoff, executive Ed Hartman leaving the United States Football League for gaming operator PointsBet, and the business success of MLB’s Atlanta Braves.

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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Patrick Crakes, principal of Crakes Media. Fisher and Russo also discuss Robert Sarver’s decision to sell the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns and Women’s National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Mercury, Apple’s sponsorship of the National Football League’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, the upcoming 2022-23 National Hockey League season, the debut of sports-focused investment firm Velocity Capital Management, and the infusion of Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso into the sports industry.
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Venezia FC's chief marketing officer Ted Philipakos tells SportBusiness why there is significant substance behind the Serie B club's style.
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Sticker book and trading card company Panini has made a series of key adjustments with its popular Fifa World Cup sticker book tied to the upcoming tournament. Shawn Medow reports.
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