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20 stories about Sports
גיא אהרון ועידת לונדון 2019 mind the tech

Playermaker helps sporty teenagers tap into tech during soccer games

17.07.22|James Spiro
The Israeli startup's devices can track movement and pressure on the feet allowing players and coaches to easily learn and adapt their strategies via an app
מנכל פיקסלוט אלון ורבר

Pixellot raising $161 million at $500 million valuation

30.05.22|Golan Hazani
The Israeli startup has developed a system that automatically captures, produces, and streams games and their highlights to any device, live or on-demand
כנס ענן 2022 גיא אהרון מייסד משותף ומנכל Playermaker וידאו

“Using tech, we discovered soccer player Harvey Elliot’s capabilities before the rest of the world did”

02.05.22|Doron Broitman
“Our technology enables an athlete to analyze their capabilities compared to other players on the field,” explained Guy Aharon, co-founder and CEO of Playermaker
צוות WSC Sports

WSC Sports scores $100 million Series D for highlights platform

15.02.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company’s AI technology platform automates the creation and distribution of highlights for over 200 leagues and broadcast partners across the globe, including the NBA, ESPN, YouTube TV, and Tencent
צוות Sidelines

Sports-tech startup Sidelines scores $25 million funding round

06.02.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company, which branched off Natural Intelligence, develops a platform for social sports betting experiences
 אמיר שגב מנכל Texel

DAZN acquires video streaming startup Texel, opening innovation hub in Israel

11.11.21|CTech
The sports media giant is aiming to develop interactive and engaging content layers as part of DAZN’s sports streaming service
צוות Wazimo

Minute Media acquiring bootstrapped startup Wazimo for $60-70 million

10.11.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup specializes in combining engaging content with advanced technology to drive audience growth and monetization, and will help Minute Media enhance its video and multimedia publishing platform
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Bright Data: “Basketball is a data sport”

25.08.21|James Spiro
Speaking with CTech ahead of a friendly sports game, Managing Director for North America at Bright Data, Omri Orgad, talks about the significance of data all around us
מנכל פיקסלוט אלון ורבר

Pixellot partners with Supersport to broadcast South African sports

13.06.21|James Spiro
“Families’ sports experience will never be the same,” said Pixellot CEO Alon Werber
מוסף עצמאות 14.4.21 אסף פלד Minute Media

Minute Media preparing for $1 billion IPO

09.06.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli-founded startup developed a platform that enables sports fans to create unique content and now controls five media brands, including popular American media outlet The Players’ Tribune
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NOVOS is the new sports school for Gen-Z

07.06.21|James Spiro
Fortnite might be a mystery to some, but there are 80 million monthly users that are looking to be the best player - and that’s where NOVOS can help
משחק NBA בקליפורניה מרץ 2021

What is it really like to work with the NBA?

18.04.21|Ouriel Daskal
Very challenging, but a dream come true, according to Daniel Shichman, CEO of Israeli company WSC Sports, which provides a proprietary AI technology platform that automates the creation of short-form sports content
שחקני גולדן סטייט ווריירס NBA

Blockchain is making its mark in sports, and there’s more to come

03.04.21|Allon Sinai
The Covid-19 pandemic created an urgency to adopt new technologies that didn't previously exist in much of the sports world, including blockchain, says Head of Innovation Development at Infront Lab, Itamar Melamed
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Pixellot launches Air, an AI-automated camera co-developed with FC Barcelona

04.03.21|James Spiro
The portable and lightweight device was specifically designed for grassroots sports academies to help players and coaches with performance analytics
מוסף כלכליסט 4.2.21 ג'וש האריס

Data can only take you so far in sports, says 76ers owner

18.02.21|Ouriel Daskal
"Sport is a great teacher. There are winners and losers in sport, and there is a lot to learn from losing," noted Josh Harris, owner of the Sixers, as well as the NHL's Devils and Crystal Palace of the EPL
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How to solve the problem of piracy in sports broadcasts?

18.02.21|Ouriel Daskal
According to data from Infront Lab, about 39% of the global OTT market is "pirated," with lockdowns during the Covid-19 pandemic boosting the phenomenon
כריסטיאנו רונלדו חוגג בלי חולצה

Data tracking of athletes tests ethical boundaries

31.01.21|Ouriel Daskal
From sleep patterns to biometrics, teams are seeking new revenue streams to capitalize on stars' most intimate info
BlazePod Yaniv Shneiderman

Israeli BlazePod raises $8.5 million to transform gyms and exercise routines

23.12.20|James Spiro
Its lighting pods, which are partnered with an app, are already used for training purposes by pro soccer players, Formula 1 drivers, and the Israeli military
שיח' חמד אלנהיאן איחוד האמירויות

Who is the Emirati businessman who wants a piece of Hogeg’s Beitar?

03.12.20|Doron Paskin
Hogeg is looking to sell a 49% stake in the club for a reported 28 million euros to Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, a member of the UAE's royal family
דאק פרסקוט דאלאס מאבריקס פוטבול NFL

Eight things I learned as a senior NFL data analyst

30.11.20|Ouriel Daskal
Data analyst Alon Kremer, a Harvard alumnus, is the most senior Israeli working for the richest league in sports