Does Twitter hate the Tide? Alabama near bottom of top 25 coaches poll favorability ranking     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
       Alabama's football team might be  No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll  based on its play, but when it comes to favorable Twitter mentions, the Tide takes a huge drop. Alabama comes in at No. 19 when the coaches poll is reconfigured by the percentage of  positive mentions on Twitter . Washington State received the highest percentage of favorable tweets at 56.38 to rank No. 1. The Cougars are No. 15 when the coaches vote. The rankings were devised by Block Six Analytics (B6A), which is based in Chicago. According to Alex Cordover, Director of Data Science for B6A, "Overall, we analyzed 1 million tweets, which puts the margin of error for the percentages at a maximum of 0.5 percent."   

USA Today Publishes The B6A Favorability Rankings

Alabama's football team might be No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll based on its play, but when it comes to favorable Twitter mentions, the Tide takes a huge drop. Alabama comes in at No. 19 when the coaches poll is reconfigured by the percentage of positive mentions on Twitter. The rankings were devised by Block Six Analytics (B6A), which is based in Chicago.

       Block Six Analytics Adds The Players’ Impact As A New, Strategic Investor      

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Block Six Analytics (B6A) is pleased to announce that The Players’ Impact (TPI) has invested in the company to help close its most recent investment round. B6A will work with TPI’s roster of current and former professional athletes to help grow its business and enhance its product development.  “TPI will provide immediate and tangible value to our company,” B6A CEO Adam Grossman said. “By having both a unique industry perspective and large sports network, TPI’s athletes provide B6A with a new and significant competitive advantage.”     TPI joins sports industry leaders such as the Founder of FAME David Falk, Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group Charles Baker, and Miami Marlins minority owner Ari Ackerman in B6A’s latest investment round.  “We could not be more excited to become part of the B6A team” TPI Founder Tracy Deforge said. “B6A’s unique ability to value corporate partnerships and athletes’ on-field and off-field performances through its proprietary products really resonated with our members and clearly sets the company apart from its competition.”  For more information about B6A contact the company at  info@blocksixanalytics.com . For more information on TPI contact them at info@theplayersimpact.com.   About B6A   Block Six Analytics (B6A) is a technology and analytics company whose clients include PepsiCo, Cleveland Browns, Fortune 500 companies, large agencies and teams in the NFL and NBA. Our Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and machine learning technology helps our clients generate incremental revenue growth and reduce reporting costs. We use our technology and analytics to determine the value of television viewable signage, jersey rights deals, social media conversation, earn media, and corporate hospitality. In addition, our Revenue Above Replacement (RAR) model examines how an individual player generates revenue for a team based on his on field, off field, and personal performance.   About TPI   The Players' Impact (TPI) is an exclusive group of professional athletes who invest in early stage companies together. We are making entrepreneurship and investing a team sport by investing in great founders building businesses where we can make a difference. TPI’s portfolio companies include NRG Sports, Sideline Swap, and Rep The Squad.    

Block Six Analytics Adds The Players’ Impact As A New, Strategic Investor

Block Six Analytics (B6A) is pleased to announce that The Players’ Impact (TPI) has invested in the company to help close its most recent investment round. B6A will work with TPI’s roster of current and former professional athletes to help grow its business and enhance its product development.

      B6A'S RAR Model Determines That Tom Brady, Carson Wentz Are The NFL's Most Valuable Players     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      While he may have lost the Super Bowl, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did come away with two honors this past week. Brady was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player by the Associated Press for the third time, and he was determined to be the MVP by Block Six Analytics (B6A) Revenue Above Replacement (RAR) model for the 2017 season.  Read more on  Forbes  SportsMoneyBlog. 

B6A'S RAR Model Determines That Tom Brady, Carson Wentz Are The NFL's Most Valuable Players

While he may have lost the Super Bowl, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did come away with two honors this past week. Brady was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player by the Associated Press for the third time, and he was determined to be the MVP by Block Six Analytics (B6A) Revenue Above Replacement (RAR) model for the 2017 season.

      CEO Adam Grossman examines the Impact of NFL / Tencent Deal in China on  Marketplace      

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      The NFL this week said it was partnering with Chinese tech giant Tencent — which attracts more than a billion users to its platforms, including social network WeChat — to build its base of football fans in China as U.S. audiences potentially decline.  Learn more on   Marketplace .

CEO Adam Grossman examines the Impact of NFL / Tencent Deal in China on Marketplace

The NFL this week said it was partnering with Chinese tech giant Tencent — which attracts more than a billion users to its platforms, including social network WeChat — to build its base of football fans in China as U.S. audiences potentially decline.

Learn more on Marketplace.

      Veritone and B6A Collaborate to Deliver Unique Video Analytics and Insights with Artificial Intelligence     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
       Veritone® Inc.  (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, and  Block Six Analytics, Inc.  (B6A), a sponsorship ROI technology and analytics company, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate their technology platforms to enable both companies’ customers to leverage AI to better collect, analyze, and assess the value of sponsorships and branded integrations present in broadcast and digital media.  For more information about  B6A's  partnership with  Veritone , check out the entire press release on  BusinessWire .

Veritone and B6A Collaborate to Deliver Unique Video Analytics and Insights with Artificial Intelligence

Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, and Block Six Analytics, Inc. (B6A), a sponsorship ROI technology and analytics company, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate their technology platforms to enable both companies’ customers to leverage AI to better collect, analyze, and assess the value of sponsorships and branded integrations present in broadcast and digital media.

For more information about B6A's partnership with Veritone, check out the entire press release on BusinessWire.

      CEO ADAM GROSSMAN SPEAKS WITH CHRIS HARTWEG OF THE PAINLESS NETWORK ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP, B6A AND SPONSORSHIP VALUATIONS     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Adam Grossman is interviewed by Chris Hartweg in the latest edition of the Painless Podcast about entrepreneurship, the origins of Block Six Analytics and the transparency and standardization of sponsorship valuations. Check the podcast  here !

CEO ADAM GROSSMAN SPEAKS WITH CHRIS HARTWEG OF THE PAINLESS NETWORK ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP, B6A AND SPONSORSHIP VALUATIONS

Adam Grossman is interviewed by Chris Hartweg in the latest edition of the Painless Podcast about entrepreneurship, the origins of Block Six Analytics and the transparency and standardization of sponsorship valuations. Check the podcast here!

      CEO ADAM GROSSMAN IS INTERVIEWED ON VENTURE FOR AMERICA ABOUT B6A AND HIS BOOK  THE SPORTS STRATEGIST      

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Adam Grossman is interviewed by Jeremy Shinewald of Venture for America regarding his organization Block Six Analytics (B6A). They delve into the CEO’s journey to building this innovative company, its proprietary technology, and his book,  The Sport Strategist  .    Adam also discusses his recent speaking engagement at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  Check out the podcast  here !

CEO ADAM GROSSMAN IS INTERVIEWED ON VENTURE FOR AMERICA ABOUT B6A AND HIS BOOK THE SPORTS STRATEGIST

Adam Grossman talks with Jeremy Shinewald of Venture for America about Block Six Analytics its proprietary technology, and the company's origins. Adam also discusses his book, The Sport Strategist as well as his recent speaking engagement at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Check out the podcast here!

      CEO Adam Grossman Speaks with Dean Blechman About B6A, Analytics, and The Sponsorship Space     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Adam Grossman talks with Dean Blechman of The Dean Blechman Show about Block Six Analytics, its proprietary technology, and the company's origins.  Adam also discusses the uses, purposes, and impact of analytics in the sports industry, as well as his recent speaking engagement at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  Check out the podcast  here !

CEO Adam Grossman Speaks with Dean Blechman About B6A, Analytics, and The Sponsorship Space

Adam Grossman talks with Dean Blechman of The Dean Blechman Show about Block Six Analytics, its proprietary technology, and the company's origins.  Adam also discusses the uses, purposes, and impact of analytics in the sports industry, as well as his recent speaking engagement at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  Check out the podcast here!