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Wrapped 2021: Sports-Tech Biz
2 minute read · Issue Number 100 · December 24th, 2021
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Hi, happy holidays for those celebrating!
I hope you’re enjoying the time off with your loved ones.
I’m also taking some time off, but before I left, I curated the best content of the year for you in this and next week’s newsletter.
In case you’re looking to catch up on some quality content during your vacation – here are the best articles I wrote in 2021.
At the beginning of each year, it is very common for humans to set up the famous ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ to gain momentum towards the new year by building good habits or leaving/reducing the frequency of bad habits.
Check this article to learn why habits matter and how you can build better habits.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock all year, you must’ve heard at least once about Non-Fungible Tokens.
Fantasy sports, betting, ownership rights, and investment opportunities are different sectors from the sports industry that benefit from NFTs. Click here to learn what they are, why we need them, and how they will forever change the sports industry.
Gender inequality has a wide history in society, and the sports industry is no exception. Opportunities for participation and recognition were almost non-existent for centuries.
Check this article to learn why we must keep fighting for equality in sports and everywhere else.
Whoop makes a sensor-equipped strap that tracks your activities 24/7 (i.e., movement, sleep, and workouts) and then provides many performance metrics and other data based on that activity.
However, their business model is not what you think it might be. Check out this article to learn how they make money.
🎙 Halftime Snack of the Week
Today’s Halftime snack features the Head of Marketing & Strategy at Mint.
Mint is an end-to-end NFTs technology platform for brands, sports leagues, and teams to create and manage NFT experiences.
We talked about the transition of content & digital strategies in sports, the opportunities from NFTs as a digital strategy for brands, how and why Mint will unlock the next big thing in Web3 and Sports, and much more.
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