Sportradar Introduces ‘Acceleradar’ Program to Fuel Startups and Stimulate Innovation in Sports

Acceleradar is the Sports Industry’s First Free Data Plan

Minneapolis – Sportradar, the leading provider of sports data services globally, announced today the introduction of Acceleradar — the industry’s first free data program to support early stage startups. Eligible participants will be granted free data access, up to one year, via Sportradar’s industry leading API. Sportradar covers 48 sports and 400,000 events per year.

“The opportunity to interact with real-time sports data is extremely attractive to developers and entrepreneurs. Acceleradar provides a great way to expand the playing field and further spur innovation in sports. We are extremely excited to see where this leads,” said Tom Masterman, Chief Revenue Officer at Sportradar.

untitled“Supporting the startup ecosystem has long been a core principle at Sportradar. We believe this is the perfect time to launch a freemium plan for sports data, and our hope is that this program will launch a number of companies and innovative applications for sports fans, teams, brands and other industry stakeholders,” said Benn Gurton, Head of Business Development, US at Sportradar.

With an acute focus on technology and development, Sportradar has quickly built an industry reputation for offering the highest quality data distribution and digital product solutions. The firm is the fastest growing sports content provider in North America, having doubled both the number of clients it serves and the size of its staff in the past year.

Interested parties can contact Sportradar at us-sales@sportradar.com to learn if they qualify for the Acceleradar program.

 

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ABOUT SPORTRADAR

Sportradar is the leading provider of sports data and information globally, more than 400,000 live events across 48 sports. Sportradar has developed the industry’s most proficient software, distributing content and data that is easy to consume while setting new standards for speed and accuracy. Turner Media, Twitter and Samsung are among the leading companies in sports and digital media relying on Sportradar for innovative content, comprehensive applications and product development. Exclusive agreements with the NFL, NBA, NHL, International Tennis Federation and NASCAR are among its 65 worldwide league and federation partnerships. The firm’s U.S. Advisory Board includes Ted Leonsis, Mark Cuban and Michael Jordan. Sportradar was recently named a finalist by Sports Business Journal in the category of Sports Breakthrough of the Year for its annual Sports Business Awards. Learn more at www.sportradar.com.

FOR FURTHER PRESS ENQUIRIES:

Sportradar
Mitchell McLain
612-361-4029
m.mclain@sportradar.com