Twice as nice for Playertek

The wearable sensor maker has doubled its client base since being bought out by Catapult Sports

13th August, 2017
Ronan Mac Ruairi, co-founder, Playertek Pic: Bryan Meade

Playertek, which creates wearable tech for amateur athletes, has more than doubled its client base since being acquired by sports technology company Catapult Sports last year.

Prior to the acquisition in July 2016, which saw Catapult pay €2.4 million for the Dundalk-based company, Playertek worked with 165 teams. That has since increased to over 400 teams, and Playertek now works across more than 20 different sports, with over 8,500 athletes using its kit.

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