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Provides sports-content digital interactive media. The company combines technology for processing sports information and journalism resources in order to provide live sports entertainment via the Internet, to mobile phones, PDAs and on digital TV. The company focus is on sports with European origin and a global audience.

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Elevator Pitch
One billion people worldwide deserve better sports entertainment. brings the pulse of sports to its global audience via the Internet and wireless networks. In March 2000, launches a vibrant soccer service covering the English premier league. No other service can offer the same depth of information live to anybody anywhere.

Contact Information
Metsanpojankuja 1 B
Espoo FIN-02130
+358 9 412 2856
+358 9 412 2868
Mårten Mickos
+358 40 500 1153

Company Facts
Founded:Jan 1999
Founders:Mr Jari Kupila, Mr Jukka Rönkä
CEO:Mr Mårten Mickos
CTO or technical lead:
CFO or finance director:
Head of Sales:
Head of Marketing:

Stage:Early Stage
Sector:Internet content
Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:Yes
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

  • Artturi Tarjanne, CEO, ATC Consulting
  • Sami Lampinen, CapMan Capital Management Oy
  • Jyrki Kurokallio, CEO, Aura Capital
  • Antti Hannula

    Key Customers

  • MatchON Sports customers are sports enthusiasts worldwide with web access.
  • Typically 20-35 year West-European man with a college degree or higher.
  • Interested in the inner life of sports and willing to spend time and money.
  • Willing to spend time&money to make the sports experience even more fulfilling.

    Key Business Partners

  • HP e-bazaar, VTT Information Technology
  • To the Point, Aabel
  • KLP EURO RSCG (London) & EURO RSCG (Helsinki)
  • 24/7 Europe
  • PA News Limited, Final Score, Action Images

    Key Competitors

  • Sport sites like Soccernet,, Football365, Planetfootball

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