Stadia Ventures Announces New Stadia Cohort Partner: Genius Sports
By Genius Sports Press | 20 Aug 2021
Genius Sports Limited (NYSE: GENI) (“Genius Sports” or “the Company”), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, announced today that Stadia Ventures has selected the Company as a key Stadia Cohort Partner for Fall 2021. Genius Sports will join other carefully selected industry experts, renowned for their expertise.
With close to 60 startups in Stadia’s portfolio, it offers a robust accelerator program to help companies and their founders fast-track to success. The program includes senior business leaders as mentors, senior industry executives as guest speakers, and partners available to provide a range of expertise. Stadia has created an ecosystem for sports innovation growth, that continues to evolve and power the entrepreneurs, industry partners, and investors behind some of the best companies in the sports ecosystem.
Alex Chalmers, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Stadia, said: “We are elated to work with the Genius Sports team this year. We are liked-minded individuals who together believe that we can bring tremendous expertise to each other’s business. We know that they will be able to impart their wisdom and guidance through our events and to our companies this year, and we look forward to a long-term relationship together.”
Charles Scherr, Vice President, Capital Markets & Strategic Initiatives at Genius Sports, said: “We are enormously excited to partner with Stadia Ventures as part of the broader Genius Sports innovation strategy. Stadia’s pipeline of over 800 startups across 92 countries is world-class and we look forward to bringing our leadership and expertise to this truly impressive sports venture network.”