Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Jacked Inks Deal With NBA
Santa Monica-based Jacked, a provider of second screen information for sports broadcasts, said Monday that the firm has inked a deal with the NBA. According to Jacked, it will provide an interactive, second screen companion to a number of NBA teams. The deal calls for local and regional television broadcasters to integrate its SportsTop product into their web sites. The deal also will have participating NBA teams. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jacked provides sports information, including scores, statistics for players, chat, blogs, play-by-play, merchandise, and more via the web, synchronized real-time with broadcast sports games. The firm is venture backed by Provenance Ventures, Core Capital Partners and Gabriel Venture Partners.