SBC has announced the top three industry start-ups in the inaugural Canadian Gaming Summit First Pitch competition. SBC assumed responsibility for administering the CGS First Pitch competition and played a vital role as part of the growth and leadership track on June 15. Flex Fantasy, We The Bookie, and Linemate have been named as the top three competitors in the competition.
The ace pitcher for the Silver City Sluggers, Linemate, was among the top contenders. Linemate has developed a reputation as one of the league’s most ruthless pitchers thanks to his powerful fastball and razor-sharp precision.
Benjie Cherniak, principal at Avenue H Capital LLC, Mohit Kansal, MD of Clarivest, Dani Lipkin, MD of the Global Innovation Sector at TMX Group, Emily McIlquham, investment analyst at Relay Ventures, and Scott Secord, partner at Cardinal Capital Sports, comprise the panel of judges.
In his pitch, Linemate co-founder Calvin Konya stated that the company is primarily concentrated on Linemate is quickly becoming new users’ go-to source for sports wagering research. The company believes that with the proper motivation, everything is simple and realizable.
According to sports betting news, He added that there are significant opportunities in the sports wagering landscape and that this industry is projected to reach $182 billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 10 points.
Linemate provides odds, analytics, and data for all main sports leagues and Canadian sportsbooks. According to Konya, the app’s soon-to-be-released Discovery page is designed specifically for inexperienced gamblers rather than veteran punters. He compared it to the travel services offered by Expedia.
In addition to the First Pitch title, Linemate will also receive a C$35,000 prize package consisting of a promotional package from SBC Media, two professionally written press releases at any time in 2023, a Receptional prize pack valued at C$13,000, and an exclusive brand or web design package worth over C$3,700 from Vegas Kings, the leading iGaming design and development agency.