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101 Best Ohio Sports Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ohio based Sports companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sports industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ohio Sports Startups

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eFuse

eFuse

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eFuse is a mobile and web application focused on establishing opportunities for individuals in the esports industry.

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BoxCast is an end-to-end video-streaming solutions for organizations.

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Play One Up

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Play One Up is a e-sports mobile app that connects video gamers who want to compete in their favorite video games for real cash prizes.

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Jersey Watch

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Jersey Watch sets up a website, manage registration, and communicate with everyone at the organization.

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ActionStreamer

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ActionStreamer is a wireless wearable live-streaming platform.

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inmobly

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inmobly offers a platform for mobile content delivery, wireless technology solutions, and mobile applications.

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InfoMotion Sports Technologies

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InfoMotion Sports Technologies develops motion sensor technology to measure muscle memory development.

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Groupmatics

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Groupmatics is a white-label group ticketing platform used by professional sports teams and other public event organizations

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VeloSano

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VeloSano is more than a fundraising event. It’s more than simply a bike ride

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The Game Haus

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The Game Haus is an analytical Esports and sports multimedia company.

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Impulcity

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Impulcity is a personalized daily guide enabling people to find local events and places.

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Rogue Fitness

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Rogue Fitness is the manufacturer of strength and conditioning equipment.

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Elite

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Elite deals with professional sports coaching and training for athletes as well as nutrition support.

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Shaker Rocks

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Shaker Rocks is a Sports & recreation venue company.

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Micro Fantasy

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Micro Fantasy is a free app that redefines sports spectating by letting fans compete against each other for prizes by predicting plays.

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FC Cincinnati

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FC Cincinnati is a professional soccer club that plays in the United Soccer League.

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PariWager LLC

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PariWager is the Simplest and Fairest Daily Fantasy and E-Sports Game.

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Pro Football Focus

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Provide the most in-depth, accurate and thought-provoking information on professional football player performance available on the web.

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STACK Media

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STACK exists to inspire and empower the next generation of athletes.

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Midwest Sports Tennis Outlet

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Midwest Sports Tennis Outlet is a sporting goods company offering tennis racquets, tennis shoes, and equipment.

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Blue Seat Media

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Inspiring the next generation of baseball storytelling

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Fantasy Football Calculator

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Fantasy Football Calculator offers live mock drafts, ADP data, draft software, lineup analysis, and more.

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Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment

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Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment is a sports, entertainment, and media enterprise for professional football and its legendary players.

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Fariqak

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Fariqak is a competitive online strategy football.

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Pinnacle sports

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Pinnacle was established in 1998, and since that time has been offering bettors a unique alternative to other bookmakers.

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Cleveland Cavaliers

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Cleveland Cavaliers, also known as the Cavs, are an American professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Summit Racing Equipment

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Summit Racing Equipment supports motorsports with sponsorships and contingency.

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Hammacher Schlemmer

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Hammacher Schlemmer is an online catalogue retailer in the United States.

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Bettor View

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BettorView is a high growth technology startup that drives engagement via sports betting content across its product offerings.

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National Association of Black Sports Professionals

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National Association of Black Sports Professionals is an enterprise that gives educational possibilities and automobiles for networking.

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Arena19

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Arena19 is a patent-pending sponsorship marketplace providing a foundational framework for properties.

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Precision Pro Golf

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Precision Pro Golf is a golf technology company that designs and manufacturer’s golf laser rangefinders and golf GPS devices.

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Total Fitness

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Total Fitness provides a sense of community – clubs where you can be inspired, be yourself and be together with like-minded people

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Tiger Fitness

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Tiger Fitness retails health and nutritional products, aimed at helping clients reach their fitness goals.

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Cleveland Browns

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Cleveland Browns is a professional football team in the NFL, and is playing in the North Division of AFC.

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The Columbus Dispatch

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The Columbus Dispatch, a daily newspaper, provides information about news, sports, business, politics, and weather in Columbus, Ohio.

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Hedstrom Corporation

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Hedstrom Corporation is a consumer goods company providing play and sport balls in Ashland, Ohio.

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Robbins, Inc.

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Robbins is a recreational facility company specializing in basketball flooring and hardwood gym flooring solutions.

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Columbus Blue Jackets

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Columbus Blue Jackets is a sports team that plays ice hockey.

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WHIZ Media Group Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting Company

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WHIZ Media Group Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting Company is a broadcast media company that provides local news, sports, and weather news.

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Pioneer Athletics

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Pioneer Athletics is a sports company specializing in field marking paint, striping machines, and equipment.

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WhatIfSports.com

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Online sports simulation content and games

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Western & Southern Open

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Western & Southern Open is a sports company that organizes The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, OH.

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ProCamps

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A best-in-class event management and sports marketing company.

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Stringers Society Lacrosse

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Free and easily accessible hub of lacrosse information dedicated to helping the worst lacrosse players get better and the best get bolder

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Cincinnati Bengals

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Professional American football franchise

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Sckramble

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Sports Network

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Schneider Saddlery

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Schneider Saddlery Company Inc. provides equestrian equipment.

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Holloway Sportswear

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Holloway Sportswear is an apparel and fashion company specializing in performance and athletic clothing.

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The Motz Group

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The Motz Group provides synthetic sports turf fields.

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Baseball Prospectus

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BP is the leading independent baseball site.

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SportsBling.com

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SportsBling.com is an online store that sells sports accessories, action figures, and jewelry.

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Automobile Racing Club of America

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Automobile Racing Club of America is the second-longest running championship racing series in the country.

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DFS Karma

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DFS Karma is a provider of sports betting tips and tools.

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The Vindicator Printing Company

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The Vindicator Printing Company is a newspapers company that offers breaking news, local news, sports, and jobs.

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PrimeTime Draft

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PrimeTime Draft develops fantasy sports digital draft board software for HD TVs and projectors.

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Western Golf Association

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The Western Golf Association’s championships rank among the oldest and most prestigious in the United States.

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Athletes in Action

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Athletes in Action is a non-profit global community to develop athletes physically, mentally and spiritually.

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The Lima News

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The Lima News is a newspapers company that offers news, sports, obituaries, and classifieds in Lima, OH.

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Tribune Chronicle

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Tribune Chronicle is a newspapers company that offers local, sports, entertainment news, and classified.

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Columbus Crew SC

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Columbus Crew SC is a sports team that participates in MLS Cup championship.

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Xwerks

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Xwerks develops performance enhancement supplements and protein.

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App Ideas

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App Ideas is a mobile app developer company and developed apps like Total Downloader For Music Video and Mor

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The Repository

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The Repository is a newspapers company offering county news, sports, events, and information.

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Sandusky Register

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Sandusky Register is a newspapers company that covers news, sports, and entertainment in Sandusky.

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Eldorado Scioto Downs

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Eldorado Scioto Downs is a casino that features VLT games, live harness racing, and daily simulcasting.

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BeerMile.com

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The official resource for all things related to running’s biggest underground movement.

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Force Sports

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Force Sports is a sports company offering turf fields and courts.

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Kent Watersports

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Kent Water Sports is a platform of action sports brands specializing in personal flotation devices.

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Topnotch Management

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Topnotch Management is a boutique sports representation agency.

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Toledo Mud Hens

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Toledo Mud Hens is a minor league baseball team based in Toledo, OH.

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Eleven Warriors

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Eleven Warriors is a leading source of information on Ohio State athletics..

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New Era Golf

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New Era Golf Ohio has an outstanding reputation as Central Ohio’s leader in golf course facilities.

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Powell Tribune

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Your source for what’s happening in Park County, on the rim of Yellowstone country.

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Cal Athletics

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Cal Athletics is an official athletics website for the California Golden Bears.

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Side Effects Inc

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Side Effects is a marketing and advertising company offering sports marketing services.

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Columbus Clippers Baseball Team

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Columbus Clippers Baseball Team is a sports team providing baseball coverage solutions.

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Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball

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Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball is a sports team that competes in Midwest League.

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Sports Image

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Sports Image is an all-inclusive sports marketing & event management firm.

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Cleveland Monsters

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Cleveland Monsters is a sports company specializing in American Hockey League Team

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Greater Columbus Sports Commission

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Greater Columbus Sports Commission is a nonprofit organization that offers rallies, athlete, professional team and sporting events services.

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RegattaCentral

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Regatta Central llc is developer of mobile application for both the android and ios users.They develop application regarding sports

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Phoenix Bats

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Phoenix Bats is a sporting goods company providing baseball, softball, and vintage bats.

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HFP Racing

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HFP Racing is a pioneer in the multisport management and marketing industry with over 25 owned and run regionally.

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Netcaddy.com

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Netcaddy.com an Internet tee time and service provider to the golf industry.

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Better Seats

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Better Seats is an innovative app that provides the opportunity for fans to enhance their event experience in real time.

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Thistledown, Inc.

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Thistledown is a casino that provides live racing services.

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Greenberg Sports Group

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Greenberg Sports Group provides management, consulting and marketing services to the sports industry across the country.

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Advanced Wellness Coaching, LLC

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Inspiring, educating and empowering individuals to create new lifestyle & nutrition habits so they can dramatically improve quality of life.

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Stretch Run

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Stretch Run offers software solutions to the area of sports for prospecting, recruiting, team management and compliance.

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Cincinnati Reds

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Cincinnati Reds is a sports firm that provides tickets, schedule, score and news services regarding basketball.

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Supzilla

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Supzilla is a sports nutrition industry that retailer of nutrition products.

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Nationwide Arena

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Nationwide Arena specializes in sports, music, stadium and a variety of world-class entertainment eventing services.

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Selfie-Z

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In the world of fitness, the “Selfie” is no longer just a photo of one’s self.

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RUDIS

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RUDIS is an e-commerce platform for sports apparel and shoes.

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Flamingo Air

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Largest Dispatcher Training School of its kind in the world.

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BIG Productions

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BIG Productions creates custom inflatable advertising and sports tunnels for teams to run through during player introductions.

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Cincinnati Cyclones

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Cinnati Cyclones is a sports team that plays Kelly Cup Championship in Cincinnati.

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The National Basketball Academy

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The National Basketball Academy is a sports company providing basketball training services.

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Locker Linked

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Locker Linked is a recruiting system to help guide high school student athletes and their parents.

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Baggr Caddies

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Baggr Caddies software connects clubs and golfers with app-powered caddies.

Written by Mark Smith

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