On February 25th sports video streaming service SPORTRECS was pronounced «Startup of the Year» at the Sport Business Awards held by the best Russian business media in the sports industry, SBC («Sport Business Consulting»).
SPORTRECS is an international marketplace for sports video. The service offers sports rights holders a list of tools to earn money and increase audience coverage: video distribution in the media, player with a set of widgets for interacting with the audience, ability to create clips with the best moments of livestreams in real time, advertising monetization, pay-wall service, etc. Users of the service describe it as «Twitch for sports».
Today more than 600 rights holders and 200 media outlets from all over the world – India, Portugal, Brazil, the Netherlands, CIS countries and Russia – use the SPORTRECS services. Among them are UFC Russia, VSports, VTB United League, Just Kabaddi League, Russian Basketball Federation, Brasil National Futsal League, MatchTV, MMA-promotions ACA MMA and Fight Nights, the biggest sports media like Sports.ru, RBK, Championat.asia.
«Becoming Startup of the Year emphasizes the fact that our team has been consistently creating the best product on the market that is in demand by sports organizations – regardless of their scale. This year, we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to promoting sports and providing the best innovative service possible. We would also like to thank all our partners who made it possible»,- Anatoliy Vorontsov, SPORTRECS CEO
Sport Business Awards is one of the largest Russian sports business and management awards. The jury includes industry professionals recognised as experts – this year’s ceremony saw over a hundred of jury members, who participated in voting.