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Adelaide startup Betswaps lets punters buy and sell sports betting tips

- April 5, 2016 3 MIN READ

Forget the stereotype of the old guy down at the TAB – thanks to the very fact that mentions of sports betting platforms are quite literally inescapable during any given sports broadcast, whether it be through ads or updates on odds from broadcasters at half time, the market is increasingly attracting younger customers who demand innovative solutions. The latest is Betswaps, an Adelaide platform allowing people to buy and sell their tips.

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Brisbane’s SportUPs connects time-poor adults with sports teams short on players for pay-as-you-play games

- February 22, 2016 3 MIN READ

Saturday mornings spent at the netball courts or soccer fields are a fixture of Australian childhoods, but adult responsibilities can make playing organised sport beyond high school or university a challenge. On top of the fact that registration fees are expensive, it can be hard to guarantee availability for practice and game day week in and week out.

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Tech to be used to drive fan engagement in sports this year

- January 7, 2015 3 MIN READ

While athletes in post-match interviews often chalk wins down to every player going out and leaving it all on the field, almost every aspect of a player’s on-field performance today is tracked and monitored to maximise their effectiveness. The field of analytics has become big business, with teams tracking things such as tactics and player fitness.

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Melbourne SportsTech startup helping teams play more and organise less

- October 31, 2014 6 MIN READ

One of the latest startups to enter the SportsTech industry is Got a Team, founded by self-proclaimed “jock” and “geek”, James Mansfield, alongside co-founder Robert Postill. Mansfield, who has a love of playing and watching sports, felt there were inefficiencies that needed to be addressed when it comes to managing sport teams and organising games.