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Blue Star Sports Acquires SportsTG

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
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Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing provider of sports technology, continues its rapid expansion with the acquisition of SportsTG, the leading provider of digital solutions and technologies to grassroots sport in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other key international markets. The acquisition further cements Blue Star Sports' market leadership, creating the sports technology industry's first truly global offering.

SportsTG currently serves more than 6 million active sports participants and 60,000 grassroots clubs, publishing 115,000 match results each month. SportsTG also enjoys partnerships with 26 national sports governing bodies including the Australian Football League, 35 professional clubs and more than 100 international event operators.

The SportsTG transaction marks a significant milestone in Blue Star Sports' extraordinary growth. In addition to the creation of the first truly global youth sports technology company, the transaction extends the Blue Star Sports' solutions across all major global sports and brings its user base to more than 40 million worldwide. SportsTG's mobile technology and infrastructure also enhances the robust software and technology products offered by Blue Star Sports to its valued national governing body, youth sports league, club and association clients.

"Since founding Blue Star Sports, we've been focused on building the best collection of sports technology companies in the youth sports ecosystem. SportsTG fits perfectly with that vision and provides significant global expansion opportunities," said Rob Wechsler, Founder and CEO of Blue Star Sports. "We are excited to welcome industry veteran Glen McGoldrick and the SportsTG team to the Blue Star Sports family of companies."

"Blue Star Sports is in a class by itself. There is no other company that has a full-service global offering that makes youth sports a better experience for everyone involved – players, parents, coaches, teams, administrators of clubs, leagues, tournaments, camps, governing bodies and associations from youth to professional level – all around the world," added Wechsler. "This is what we set out to do – transform all aspects of youth sports through the entire value chain. Not just in the US, but everywhere. Blue Star Sports now has every product for every sport at every level everywhere sports are played. It is humbling and exciting."

"We are excited to be combining forces with the world leader in grassroots sports technology," said Glen McGoldrick, CEO of SportsTG.  "Blue Star Sports has shown an absolute willingness to revolutionize the industry and deliver our customers the best possible solution."

About Blue Star Sports

With over 40 million users in 32 countries, Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the global leader in youth sports management providing a complete innovative technology platform for national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. Companies under the Blue Star Sports platform include Bonzi, Pointstreak, Goalline, PrimeTime Sports, SDI Camps, LeagueLineup, RaceWire, Bigfoot Hoops, Groupnet Solutions, Krossover, CaptainU and Student Sports. Blue Star Sports is headquartered in Frisco, Texas and backed by Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, Providence Equity and Genstar Capital. To learn more about how Blue Star Sports is revolutionizing youth sports management, please visit http://www.bluestarsports.com.

Contact:  media@bluestarsports.com

 

Source:prnewswire.com

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