The Denver Post and Data Skrive Partner to Provide High School Sports Coverage with Automated Content
October 29, 2019
The Denver Post announced today it has partnered with Data Skrive to provide Colorado high school football fanatics with automated game recaps. The partnership supplies The Denver Post with formerly cost-prohibitive content to help drive revenue and new subscriptions while simultaneously emancipating journalists to work on enterprise and value-added pieces…
October 22, 2019
The Associated Press announced today that it is using automation technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar to produce data-driven text previews of all Major League Soccer games…
October 15, 2019
The University of Michigan Athletics announced today it has partnered with Data Skrive to provide Wolverines’ fans with comprehensive game recaps for many of the university’s most popular athletic teams. The partnership will broaden and improve the breadth of the school’s sports coverage and provide media staff additional time to handle the swell of post-game duties…
HERO Sports co-founder Jordan Nilsen, however, insists his Seattle startup isn’t about replacing writers with technology. It’s about expanding access to information in underserved markets at a time when publications are cutting back…
Will Robo-Reporters Have the ‘Write Stuff’ for Covering Sports Stories?
August 24, 2019
What if I told you that most of the sports stories you’ll read in the future will be written by robots?
Well, actually, you probably already have perused a few AI-generated articles on athletics and didn’t even realize it…
AP Expands Relationship with Data Skrive as Preferred Automation Platform for Sports, Gambling Content
July 9, 2019
The Associated Press has selected Data Skrive as its preferred platform for automated sports and gambling content. The increased breadth of content provides AP customers more inventory of local-focused sports and gambling news. The AP expects the expansion of content to help both small and large publishers attract new subscribers and grow audience.
Tacoma Rainiers Partner With HERO Sports To Build Community And Brand Through Automated Content Marketing
May 7, 2019
The Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, have partnered with content automation company HERO Sports to create content highlighting the team, players, history, and community.
Alabama High School Football Coverage Gets Boost From Scorebird & HERO Sports Partnership
April 23, 2019
Alabama high school football fans will finally enjoy media coverage of all games throughout the state. Scorebird, a leader in real-time sports scoring, has partnered with HERO Sports to create game recaps for Alabama high schools.
Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019
March 12, 2019
Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch is a hand-curated report featuring 50 digital tech companies poised for greatness in 2019 and beyond. The companies on this list are building disruptive products and driving value within their industries, which include e-commerce, software, IoT, web or mobile, digital agencies and more.
UC Davis Builds Athletic Brand Through HERO Sports Partnership
March 7, 2019
UC Davis is leveraging content automation technology from HERO Sports [Data Skrive] to grow their brand and highlight the success of their sports teams. With 25 NCAA sports teams, UC Davis has more news and stories to cover than available resources. The search for affordable ways to provide exposure and support for all sports led UC Davis to HERO Sports.
AP to Add Automated Stories Previewing NHL Games
March 6, 2019
The Associated Press announced today that it will preview all National Hockey League games with data-driven text stories generated by automation from HERO Sports and data from Sportradar.
University of Washington Athletics Partners With HERO Sports to Innovate Content Production
February 27, 2019
Automation enables UW to solve some of the oldest problems plaguing athletic departments by providing real-time content, while improving staff efficiency.
HERO Sports, Epic Seats, and IdealSeat Partner to Innovate How Fans Buy Tickets
February 1, 2019
HERO Sports is partnering with Epic Seats and IdealSeat to help sports fans pick the best seat in the house based on their preferences. Whether it is price, matchup, or best place to sit for catching a foul ball, this partnership will help every fan choose the best seat in the house.
AP to preview every NBA game with automation from HERO Sports, data from Sportradar
January 22, 2019
Working with automation from HERO Sports and data from Sportradar, The Associated Press announced today that it will offer data-driven text stories previewing all National Basketball Association games.
Game changers: 7 Seattle sports tech companies you should know
October 15, 2018
You could say tech startups are a little like football teams — an assortment of professional mercenaries using their varied skill sets to move as a cohesive unit toward a common goal. There are plenty of tech companies in Seattle straddling the line of that overwrought metaphor, hustling as a unit to improve the experience of players on the field, and the fans who follow them. Here are seven of our favorites.
How this startup is using robots to write sports news stories for The Associated Press
September 13, 2018
Starting today, the global news network will publish MLB game preview stories automatically created by data-fueled machines built by Hero Sports, a Seattle-area startup that recently pivoted its business from a publishing site to a software-as-a-service platform called Data Skrive.
AP to provide automated MLB previews
September 10, 2018
The Associated Press, working with automation by HERO Sports and data from Sportradar, will deliver previews for all Major League Baseball games previously not offered by the news organization.
How You Say Something Is More Important Than What You Say, According to This Self-Described Data Junky
August 20, 2018
In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis.
HERO Sports Raises $1.3M to Help Fuel Growth of College Sports News Site
June 27, 2017
The sports media landscape seems to be changing everyday, but some investors like the potential they see in HERO Sports. The Seattle-area startup just reeled in a $1.3 million investment round led by PN Cellular Inc. and Alliance of Angels.