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Episodes

Ep. 17 - Jonathan Bierig, Ultimate Odds

March 16, 2022

Ep. 17 introduces you to Jonathan Bierig, co-founder and co-CEO of Ultimate Odds, a next generation fantasy sports platform that combines sports betting lines and odds with fantasy players into one experience. Hear him discu…

Ep. 16 - Kelly Pracht & Drew Williams, nVenue

March 10, 2022

Ep. 16 introduces you to Kelly Pracht & Drew Williams of nVenue, which is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to quickly and accurately generate probabilities for every outcome of a play. Hear them discuss: Ho…

Ep. 15 - Brandon Stakenborg, Underdog Fantasy

March 2, 2022

Ep. 15 introduces you to Brandon Stakenborg, co-founder and CEO of Underdog Fantasy, which is bringing fun, approachable contests and games to the masses. Hear him discuss: The story of his former company Draft, which was ac…

Ep. 14 - Greg Kajewski & James Seils, BettorEdge

Feb. 24, 2022

Ep. 14 introduces you to Greg Kajewski & James Seils of BettorEdge, a no-fee social betting marketplace that is on a mission to democratize sports betting by getting the edge back to the bettor. Hear them discuss: How Bettor…

Ep. 13: Tomash Devenishek, Kero Sports

Feb. 16, 2022

Ep. 13 introduces you to Tomash Devenishek, founder and CEO of Kero Sports, a curated in-game betting engine that powers the apps of major teams, leagues, and sportsbook operators. Hear Tomash discuss: The changing relations…

Ep. 12: Marvin Sanderson, Xpoint

Feb. 9, 2022

Ep. 12 introduces you to Marvin Sanderson, co-founder and CEO of Xpoint, which provides an essential geo compliance solution to the sports betting and gaming industries globally. Hear Marvin discuss: How Xpoint sees geolocat…

Ep. 11: Martina Ă…kerlund, Triggy

Feb. 2, 2022

Ep. 11 introduces you to Martina Åkerlund, CEO of Triggy, which develops products that connect sports data, live odds, and user insights to increase customer engagement, acquisitions, and lifetime value. Hear Martina discuss…

Ep. 10: Daniel Kustelski, Chalkline

Jan. 26, 2022

Ep. 10 introduces you to Daniel Kustelski, co-founder and CEO of Chalkline, the leading independent provider of free play and real money games for operators and media companies Hear Dan discuss: How the experience of foundin…

Ep. 9: Kelly Brooks & Danijela Covic, Quarter4

Jan. 19, 2022

Ep. 9 introduces you to Kelly Brooks and Danijela Covic, co-founders of Quarter4.io, an AI-driven predictive sports data and analytics provider. Hear them discuss: The opportunity they see in the current "landscape of conver…

Ep. 8: Lloyd Danzig, Sharp Alpha Advisors

Jan. 12, 2022

Ep. 8 introduces you to Lloyd Danzig, Managing Partner at Sharp Alpha Advisors, a venture capital firm specializing in sports betting & online gaming. Hear Lloyd discuss: Why he thinks "there is a massive innovation gap" in …

Ep. #7 - Spencer Marell & David Mason, The Handle

Jan. 5, 2022

Ep. #7 introduces you to Spencer Marell and David Mason, authors of The Handle, a weekly betting industry newsletter aimed at the Gen Z audience. Hear Spencer & David discuss: How they got into the betting industry while stu…

Ep. #6 - Dan Fabrizio, Unabated Sports

Dec. 22, 2021

Ep. #6 introduces you to Dan Fabrizio, co-founder and President of Unabated Sports. Hear Dan discuss: Getting his start in the industry in the late 90's when he moved to the Caribbean to help a friend launch one of the first…

Ep. #5 - Mark Silver & Steve McAllister, Parleh Media Group

Dec. 16, 2021

Ep. #5 introduces you to Mark Silver & Steve McAllister, two of the cofounders of Parleh Media Group. Hear them discuss: How they've quickly built The Parleh into an integrated media company through experimentation and itera…

Ep. #4 - Chris Adams, SharpRank

Dec. 8, 2021

Ep. #4 introduces you to Chris Adams, founder and CEO of SharpRank. Hear Chris discuss: The role that SharpRank is playing to increase the total addressable market of the betting industry How SharpRank is using advanced tech…

Ep. #3 - Omer Dor, Sports IQ

Nov. 8, 2021

Ep. #3 introduces you to Omer Dor, founder and CEO of Sports IQ. Hear Omer discuss: Why he thinks the regulated US sports betting industry is still early when it comes to productization How innovations in data are enabling n…

Ep. #2 - Adam Weinstein, ThriveFantasy

Nov. 8, 2021

Ep. #2 introduces you to Adam Weinstein, founder and CEO of ThriveFantasy. Hear Adam discuss: How ThriveFantasy is differentiated from the DFS incumbents, and what opportunity he sees Making the decision to quit his job with…

Ep. #1 - John Gordon, Incentive Games

Nov. 7, 2021

The Betting Startups podcast is live! 🚀 Ep. #1 introduces you to John Gordon, co-founder and CEO of Incentive Games. Hear John discuss: What he learned competing against DraftKings and Fanduel in the UK and European markets …