sports technology

Will Ventures closes second fund with $150M to invest in sports technologies

Venture capital funds focusing on niche sectors are “in,” and Will Ventures is here for it. This low-flying, Boston-based venture outfit just tripled the size of its second fund to $150 million th

Red Sox CTO: Baseball teams need modern tech stack as much as any other biz

The Red Sox are no different than most businesses when it comes to a tech stack.

Why sports tech is bigger than a game

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive, Alex and Natasha dug into the burge

German football league Bundesliga teams with AWS to improve fan experience

Germany’s top soccer (football) league, Bundesliga, announced today it is partnering with AWS to use artificial intelligence to enhance the fan experience during games. Andreas Heyden, executive

Bill Belichick is done using the NFL’s Microsoft Surface tablet he hates so much

Update: The NFL and Microsoft both issued statements to TechCrunch, which are at the bottom of the post. Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, really hates the Microsoft Surface tabl