In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Steve Pangburn, chief executive of North America for concessions operator Sodexo Live!. Fisher and Russo also discuss a series of impactful developments in the fast-growing trading card and collectibles space including the National Basketball Association’s new deal with Sorare, as well as the start of the 2022 National Football League regular season, and seismic changes within the Major League Baseball Players Association.
NFT trading platform strikes third deal with a major North American league
Lega Serie A has become the latest sports league to sign an agreement with non-fungible token (NFT) fantasy sports platform Sorare
The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with non-fungible token (NFT) fantasy football platform Sorare
Paris Saint-Germain and France international footballer Kylian Mbappé is to become an ambassador for Sorare after joining the NFT trading platform as an investor.
French football club AS Saint-Étienne has renewed its agreement with non-fungible token (NFT) fantasy football platform Sorare.
The German Football League (DFL) has announced that its total income from the awarding of licensing rights for stickers, trading cards and non-fungible tokens for the Bundesliga will reach in excess of…
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Todd Cooper, founder and chief executive of blockchain technology outfit NuArca Labs. Fisher and Russo also discuss National Football League quarterback Tom Brady’s high-profile plans to eventually join Fox Sports as an on-air analyst, Sorare’s entry into baseball non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, tennis star Naomi Osaka’s move to form her own agency, Rich Strike’s absence from the upcoming Preakness Stakes after the horse’s upset Kentucky Derby win, and EA Sports’ video game licensing split with Fifa.
Pact is the first outside of soccer for fast-growing NFT platform
Sorare, the football-focused non-fungible token trading platform, is launching a collection of online fantasy game NFTs featuring top Scottish footballers in a licensing agreement with the Scottish Professional…
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Marc Badain, lead executive on Oak View Group’s dramatic arena and entertainment complex planned for Las Vegas, Nevada. Fisher and Russo also discuss a recently completed stadium funding plan for the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, a $100m financing round for trading card and collectibles company Collectors Holdings Inc., Sorare’s expanding presence in the United States through a new agreement with Major League Soccer, college basketball’s Final Four, and the forthcoming debut of Major League Baseball games on Apple TV+.
Fantasy sports-based digital collectable company makes breakthrough in North American market while partnership offers MLS a new means to engage global soccer fanbase. Bob Williams reports.
Sorare, the football-focused non-fungible token trading platform, has brought in tennis superstar Serena Williams as an advisor to its board of directors
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sorare chief executive and co-founder Nicolas Julia and chief operating officer Ryan Spoon. Fisher and Russo also discuss the record-setting naming rights agreement in Los Angeles, California, between Anschutz Entertainment Group and cryptocurrency company Crypto.com, global sports data company Sportradar’s large-scale contract renewal with the National Basketball Association, and Fenway Sports Group’s advancing efforts to purchase the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins.
Former BetMGM, ESPN executive to become company's COO
In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sai Srinivas, co-founder and chief executive of the Mobile Premier League. Eric and Chris also discuss contrasting trends in betting sponsorships between the United Kingdom and United States, a pair of large-scale fundraising events surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain technology, and the acquisition of Serie A’s Genoa by Florida-based alternative investment firm 777 Partners.
Football-focused non-fungible token trading platform Sorare has claimed a record-breaking fundraising round of $680m (€579.9