Sharp Alpha Advisors announces sports betting startup pitch competition in partnership with Sportradar

Sharp Alpha Advisors announces sports betting startup pitch competition in partnership with Sportradar

Published: 01-09-2021 13:50:00 | By: Pie Kamau | hits: 5370 | Tags:

Sharp Alpha Advisors, a firm specializing in early-stage sports betting technology, and Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, have partnered to announce a sports betting startup pitch competition, to be held in Las Vegas at Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the gaming industry's preeminent trade show and conference.

Finalists will be selected to pitch their companies in front of leading industry executives and investors. Prizes available include a $25,000 cash investment from Sharp Alpha Advisors and a year of access to Sportradar's accelerator program, Acceleradar. Applications will be accepted until Monday, September 13 via StartupPitchCompetition.

The Shark Tank-style pitch competition will take place at the Sands-Venetian Expo Center on Wednesday, October 6 as part of G2E's "Innovation Lab." Startups will present their businesses and then field questions from expert judges. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition.

Lloyd Danzig, Managing Partner, Sharp Alpha Advisors: "With the focus on technological innovation in sports betting at an inflection point, there has never been a better time for entrepreneurs to get their ideas in front of the industry's top investors and decision makers."

Neale Deeley, Managing Director of US Betting for Sportradar, will join Mr. Danzig on the panel of expert judges.

Startups selected as finalists will receive highly targeted brand awareness while competing for prizes that can significantly accelerate their growth. Through Acceleradar, early stage sports technology startups gain access to Sportradar's data, API, mobile development platform, and unified odds feed. Additional judges and prizes are still to be announced.

All pitch competition participants will be subject to the health and safety guidelines provided by the conference organizer.