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Levi's Stadium Tech Developer VenueNext Pursuing New Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 18 / 14

Palo Alto-based firm VenueNext, which developed the technology at Levi’s Stadium, today officially announced the pursuit of new business tied to its mobile platform. The Yorks , who own the 49ers, have financially backed VenueNext through the family’s Aurum Partners LLC investment firm....

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SportsBusiness Journal: Australian deal is a first for Fan360

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Tags: Facilities

04/11/14
On The Ground: Back to ballparks for more concessions creations

One last helping of new ballpark food, from three MLB concessionaires. DELAWARE NORTH SPORTSERVICE Target Field (Twins) The ballpark, entering its fifth season of operation, is known as a foodie hotspot strong on local brands. Andrew Zimmern of “Bizarre Foods” television fam ...

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04/09/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Legends Reports Huge Per Caps For Final Four

Legends reported monster food and drink numbers for the '14 Final Four at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Cowboys’ concessionaire posted a $44.39 per cap for Saturday’s UConn-Florida and Kentucky-Wisconsin men's semifinals games, generating gross sales of $3.5M. Those two games drew 7 ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, NCAA

04/08/14
On The Ground: Concessionaires Roll Out Tempting Ballpark Fare

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Tags: On The Ground

04/07/14
On The Ground: Knights ready to return to Charlotte in new home

The Charlotte Knights will christen BB&T Ballpark on Friday night with the first of three consecutive sellouts at the $54 million stadium. The team’s move back to Charlotte’s downtown has generated excitement in town. The Knights played the past 24 years in Fort Mill, S.C., where ...

Tags: On the Ground, Facilities, Marketing and Sponsorship

04/07/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Unique sales test for Braves, Van Wagner

The Atlanta Braves are trying to accomplish something that no big league team has ever done: open a new stadium and 1 million square feet of mixed-use development simultaneously. It is a daunting challenge, but the project, which will take the Braves from their current home near downtown Atlanta ...

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On The Ground: MLB Concessionaires Go Big, Creative

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04/02/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Royals Adding New Spaces At Ballpark

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Tags: Facilities, Kansas City Royals, MLB

03/31/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Foxwoods Sponsoring Green Monster

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03/31/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Legends Brings Food Upgrades To Angel Stadium

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Tags: MLB Season Preview, Los Angeles Angels

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