The Weekly Drop 11.03.2022
The hottest news from sports, gaming, media, web3, and fitness.
Google and Netflix are buying in the avatar and gaming space. A few capital raise transactions in metaverse, gaming, and sports NFTs. Tiger and Rory expand their celeb investor list in TMRW Sports.
Big Tech Makes Purchases
😊 Google is buying AI avatar startup Alter for $100MM. Netflix buys another gaming company, this time Spry Fox, to build out new offering to subscribers.
Tech news, capital raises, and more
🏗️ Resonai raises $20MM for digital building twins more
🕹️ YOOM gets $19MM for metaverse tools here
⛳ ForeVR adds $10MM for VR sports games details
⚽ RealFevr closes EUR 10MM for sports NFTs more
🖼️ Zwerner discusses the NFT royalty debate read
Athletes in the News
⛳ Tiger’s TMRW Sports add star athlete investors details
🏈 American Flag Football teams sell for $3MM each details
Highlighting Diversity in Tech
👨🏿💼 Black-led Collide Capital raises $66MM fund details
💸 Pitch competitions, grants, and events directory here
Portfolio Company Job Postings
Oura Ring (Health): Product and Engineer roles here
Eight Sleep (Fitness): Engineer, Growth, Product roles here
Future (Fitness): HR roles here
GreenPark Sports (Gaming): Engineer roles here
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