Genius Sports Reports 70% Third Quarter Revenue Growth and Raises 2021 Revenue Guidance

By Genius Sports Press | 23 Nov 2021

  • Delivered record high Q3 revenue of $69.1m, growing over 70% year-over-year
  • Announced strategic partnerships with Entain/BetMGM, FanDuel, Golden Nugget, Hard Rock Digital, Penn/Barstool Sportsbook, and PointsBet, in addition to Caesars, DraftKings, WynnBet, and 888/SI Sportsbook, to provide our full range NFL-related products
  • Over 97% of the U.S. market now using NFL data exclusively through Genius
  • Increasing 2021 Group Revenue guidance from $255-$260m to $257-$262m, equating to over 70% year-on-year growth at the midpoint

Genius Sports Limited (NYSE:GENI) (“Genius” or “GSL”), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2021 third quarter ended September 30, 2021.

“Genius Sports’ growth is accelerating at an unprecedented level that far surpasses our original expectations. We are capturing more opportunities than ever before, underpinned by the broad adoption of official data by the entire ecosystem,” said Mark Locke, GSL Co-Founder and CEO. “While only months into our first NFL season, we are even more confident of the long-term prospects of the partnership. We are transforming the global sports betting market through our progressive investment in technological innovation, and we will continue to do so for years ahead.”

Nick Taylor, GSL CFO, added, “We’ve positioned the business for continued success, giving us great confidence in raising our 2021 revenue outlook. We anticipate continued strong revenue growth as the market continues to expand and evolve, while preserving the option to reinvest in the business to fund strategic growth initiatives and drive long-term sustainability and scale. This early stage of our growth cycle presents a window of opportunity to invest in the future success of the business, and we’re excited to continue building towards our strategic vision.”

$ in thousands

Q321

Q320 % YTD21 YTD20

%

Group Revenue

69,136

40,556 70.5% 178,723 102,722

74.0%

Betting Technology, Content & Services

43,644

29,580 47.5% 123,272 75,353

63.6%

Sports Technology & Services

11,594

4,484 158.6% 24,190 11,808

104.9%

Media Technology, Content & Services

13,898

6,492 114.1% 31,261 15,561

100.9%

Group Adj. EBITDA

(392)

9,382 (104.2%) 14,057 13,475

4.3%

Group Adj. EBITDA Margin

nm

23.1% nm 7.9% 13.1%

(5.2%)

 

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