FanDuel and DraftKings Agree to Strategic Merger of Equals ·

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Fantasy sports technology companies DraftKings and FanDuel today announced they have entered into a merger agreement.

The transaction is expected to close in 2017. Financial terms were not disclosed. The merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, which offer daily, weekly and season-long sports fantasy contests, will bring together two fantasy sports innovators to better serve consumers. (read the full story here)



Nutmeg raises £30m in latest funding round ·

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Nutmeg announced today it has drummed up £30m in its latest round of funding, the largest raise in the fintech sector since the Brexit vote. (read the full story here)



Dimension Data sign-on as Miracl Global Distribution Partner. ·

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MIRACL announced today the launch of its disruptive zero-­factor authentication™ platform that allows security solution and managed service providers to expand their businesses into user authentication with Dimension Data being their first such partner. By offering a world-­class security product at internet scale as a hosted cloud service, MIRACL enables partners to comprehensively address the need for secure and scalable authentication to highly-­regulated industries such as banking, government, and healthcare. (Read more about it here)



Outplay shortlisted for Growth Investor Awards 2016 ·

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Outplay Entertainment has been shortlisted for Growth Champion of the Year for the 2016 Growth Investor Awards. The Growth Champion award recognizes the optimal use of growth capital in small and medium UK businesses. (Read more about it here)



Secretsales – keeping it in the family. ·

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As SecretSales scales, brothers Nish and Sach tell the story of how it all started.



Why And How FanDuel Is Creating A New Fantasy Sports Product For Its UK Launch In August ·

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FanDuel plans to launch a new variant of its daily fantasy sports product in the UK this summer, according to a recent interview with CEO Nigel Eccles. (read more about it here)



The brothers behind SecretSales.com have a £3bn market in their sights ·

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The technology business was founded in 2007 by brothers Nish and Sach Kukadia to shake up the online retail industry and give high street labels a way of selling out-of-season stock without devaluing their brand in the eyes of their consumers. (read more about it here)



FanDuel CEO on regulation, fantasy sports innovation, and the NBA’s rise ·

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What’s next for daily fantasy? (read what Nigel Eccles had to say at the Collision Conference)



Investment app Nutmeg debuts TV ad campaign ·

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Investment app Nutmeg has launched its first television advertising campaign.

The animated slot ‘Just Nutmeg It’ debuts animated characters Nut and Meg positioning the app as a transparent and accessible way to manage investments. (read more about it here)



1st anniversary of Outplay’s #1 Strategy title, Achieves 1 million downloads a week. ·

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Outplay Entertainment is proud to celebrate the 1 st birthday of Alien Creeps TD , its high-octane, free-to-play tower defense game, which exploded onto the App Store with a Best New Games accolade last September.

The game is currently triggering an astonishing 1 million downloads a week, and has achieved the number 1 spot in the Strategy game charts in over 40 countries. (read the full story here)