Sports Data and Analytics Company Takes Home the Elevator Pitch Trophy for new “Remarkable” Product
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New York, N.Y. – June 16, 2016 – Inside Edge, a leader in providing rich sports data, real-time and predictive analytics, innovative tools and compelling content to multiple market segments worldwide, earned the Elevator Pitch Award at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association’s recent Summer Conference.
Vice President Kenny Kendrena presented the company’s newest product, Remarkable, to a crowd of over 300 conference attendees at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City. After assessing 16 excellent pitches from various innovators in the fantasy sports industry, the audience voted Remarkable the top honor. Kendrena was presented with a trophy inscribed,
“The FSTA Elevator Pitch is awarded to the next up-and-coming fantasy business who showcases their revolutionary product or service as voted on by their peers at the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference as being the most innovative”.
Remarkable is a data mining tool that provides insightful statistical nuggets on players and teams in plain language automatically. With customizable search capabilities, Remarkable is a search engine for storylines. Professional teams, sports media, and fantasy sports companies are using Remarkable to save research time and uncover statistical facts that would be otherwise lost. Remarkable also features a real-time mode that feeds in-the-moment insights during live sporting events.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized by members of the FSTA for bringing an innovative and exciting product to the marketplace. Our goal with Remarkable is to make it very easy for people to find and share interesting data-driven content. We’re excited about all of the ways Remarkable brings value to our clients, and ultimately to the end-users — fans, fantasy players, and even the pro sports teams themselves,” said Kendrena.
Inside Edge has been a stalwart in Major League Baseball since 1993, entering the fantasy market in 2008 by serving fantasy giant Yahoo and many others with their predictive analytics product, Matchup Scores & Notes.
The FSTA has been the voice of the fantasy sports industry since 1998, offering its first conference in 1999 and holding bi-annual conferences since 2007. The Elevator Pitch contest is open to new up-and-coming fantasy businesses and companies that have a revolutionary new product or service. Presenters are each allowed three minutes to pitch their product or business with the winner selected by audience vote.
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About Inside Edge
Inside Edge is a leader in providing rich sports data, real-time and predictive analytics, innovative tools and compelling content to multiple market segments worldwide.
With roots in baseball dating back to 1993, Inside Edge has grown from an advance scouting company serving one MLB club to a full-fledged data and advanced analytics company serving 20 MLB clubs, major media companies, broadcasters, and the fantasy industry.
Remarkable continues the company’s history of innovation which started with Hot Zones and Spray Charts for MLB clubs nearly 25 years ago.
Inside Edge employs a staff of over 75 at its headquarters in Minneapolis and offices in New York and California.
Name: Kenny Kendrena
Phone: (800) 858-EDGE
Email: [email protected]