The Betting Startups Newsletter - November 2022

Welcome to the November edition of the Betting Startups Newsletter!

The issue is brought to you by, the betting industry’s largest dedicated job board.

Here is what we read, heard, and saw in the early-stage ecosystem:

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🤑 Funding news

Kero Gaming has closed an oversubscribed ‘seed-2’ funding round, raising capital of $2m to develop its portfolio of ‘contextual in-game micro betting.

The round is being led by Bullpen Capital with participation from Correlation VC, Gaingels, New York Angels, Andover Ventures and strategic angels.

SCCG founder and CEO Stephen Crystal has said that his company will back Bettor Fantasy, a fantasy betting platform and brand.

KB Partners announces final closing on their Myriad Opportunity Fund II at $127M in investments spanning 10 startups.

🌶️ Spicy takes

Industry startup Kinectify takes a deep dive into what the New York Times got wrong about sports betting in its investigative reports from earlier this month.

Tom Waterhouse of Waterhouse VC scrutinises the gambling stock performance in the US, and the variable of customer acquisition costs.

🤝 New partnerships, launches & more

Alt Sports Data aims to bring alternative sports to sports betting by providing sportsbooks with trading data and services.

The Toronto-based operator partners with geolocation technology provider Xpoint.

Native Sportsbook Solutions has agreed a partnership with AI betting data engagement platform Quarter4.

Looking to capitalise on heightened sporting interest during the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup, BetDEX is now taking real-money wagers.

ZeroFlucs, an Australian B2B sports betting startup, has reinforced its team with Benjie Cherniak as its new strategic advisor.

💼 Find your next role

Amazing opportunities at these awesome companies, brought to you by, the industry’s largest job board:

Director of Product Management - Sports Betting at Underdog Fantasy - As the Director of Product for Sports Betting you will launch our first sports betting app and be an integral part of defining our future plans for the Sports Betting vertical.

Technical Operations Engineer at Sporttrade - The Technical Operations Engineer will be instrumental in monitoring Sporttrade’s on-prem and cloud infrastructure to ensure all critical tools are operational.

Prophet Ambassador at Prophet Exchange - Provide US sports bettors with the best platform for price, liquidity and simplicity.

🏁 The finish line

That’s it for this month!