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Hudl Acquires Fellow Video Analysis Software Brand Sportstec

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 27 / 15

Hudl, a Nebraska-based software developer of video analysis tools for players and coaches, has entered into an agreement to acquire Sportstec, a similar company headquartered in Australia. The deal, coming on the heels of a $72.5M Series C round of venture funding announced in April, is designed to ...

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