Sport Tech Companies in MN - SportsHub

Oct 24, 2018
4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Hutton House
Join us for a discussion with Rob Phythian and Paul Charchian as they share their story about their past and current business ventures in the sports technology industry.  
SportsHub Games Network ("Fanball")
4:00 p.m. | Appetizers, Networking and Registration
5:00 p.m. | Program and Q&A followed by informal networking
Pythian and "Charch" first joined forces to launch Fanball in the 1990's.  After exiting the business in 2005, Pythian went on to launch SportsData, a real-time stats business which was later sold to Sportradar.  Meanwhile Charch launched LeagueSafe, an online wallet system for fantasy sports leagues dues.
The two have re-joined forces, and currently operate a multitude of fantasy sports games under one common platform, SportsHub Games Network (  Over the last three years, SportsHub Games Network has acquired several fantasy sports companies and more recently developed a daily fantasy platform ("Fanball").
Topics include their experiences with starting and growing their past and current technology businesses, including
  • venture capital fundraising
  • mergers & acquistions
  • the constantly changing legal landscape of online fantasy sports and online sports gaming.
The event is at the Hutton House,  a new premier, luxurious event venue located just minutes west of downtown Minneapolis - tucked away in an unexpected corner of Medicine Lake.  
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 16:00