Enter the ever-evolving world of gambling—where luck meets technology.
Powered by the adoption of advanced technologies and changing regulations, the gambling industry is skyrocketing. Blockchain, AI-driven risk assessment, and immersive gaming experiences fuel the gambling market, leading to a more secure, transparent, and accessible gaming environment. As a result, more and more opportunities for gambling startups emerge—mobile gaming, AR and VR reality, social gambling, esports, etc.
Waveup helps you grab these opportunities and turn them into profits. Our services include comprehensive fundraising support, creating actionable market entry strategies and impeccable gambling pitch decks, and pinpointing the most beneficial M&A opportunities.
Dive into our gambling market research and hit the jackpot of industry insights.
The gambling market is expected to double in the next seven years
Over 4.2 billion people gamble yearly.
Legalizing sports betting could potentially generate over $8 billion in local tax revenue.
Since 2019, online mobile gambling has grown by 58%.
Today, over 2800 online casinos are available for users worldwide.
Some of the notable rounds last year:
To succeed, you need to consider the following issues.
The bad news is that the gambling industry doesn’t have a set of standards or clear benchmarks. It all makes the process of securing funds confusing. Gambling startups need not only to measure their performance but also communicate their project’s viability and profitability effectively. It requires presenting data in a clear and easy way to convince potential investors to pour money into the venture.
First, you need a strong brand presence. Second, you need to foster customer loyalty. To do this, gambling startups should establish a recognizable brand identity, create a positive brand image, and deliver exceptional customer service. In this way, they will gain customer trust and ensure strong customer retention.
In the gambling industry, balancing between growth and responsible gambling is pivotal. To expand, startups should adhere to strict ethical standards. And despite the abundance of growth strategies, ventures often fall short when it comes to answering two crucial questions—’When is the right time to scale?’ and ‘How quickly should we expand?’
From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity wrapped in a winning gambling pitch deck.
Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.
Discovering market opportunities and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.
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The gambling industry is highly attractive for VCs. Gambling companies have high margins, and they generate recurring revenues. Plus, there is huge market growth potential.
It can be quite challenging for a gambling startup to secure funds nowadays due to competition and regulatory risks.
Crafting a gambling pitch deck and a financial model usually takes from two to three weeks. Yet, the time frames may stretch up to a month in special cases. The exact amount of time needed is better to discuss individually.
One of the biggest mistakes we’ve ever come across in gambling pitch decks is missing investment narration and a catchy introduction. It’s not enough just to equip your pitch deck with numerous tables, graphs, and data. It may sound boring for the VCs, and your task is to make them give their money to you. Also, some presentations don’t answer the main investors’ concern: Why do the founders choose this market and right now?
The gambling market is highly competitive. There are over 1.1K gambling startups nowadays. Plus, numerous established companies like Playtech, Entain, and Bet365 are not going to lose their leading positions.
We assist investment funds in carrying out comprehensive due diligence of prospective gambling projects to help decide whether the opportunity is worth investing in. We also provide end-to-end fundraising support to the partner fund’s portfolio companies.
Absolutely! We offer assistance in pinpointing gambling M&A opportunities, creating CIMs, and performing modeling for both buy-side and sell-side deals.
Absolutely! We specialize in connecting startups with the relevant gambling VCs. After a careful evaluation of your project based on various factors such as round size, team setup, and product, we facilitate smooth collaboration with investors, guiding you throughout the deal process and thereafter.
Certainly! Our experts offer tailored market intelligence on the gambling market, consisting of industry reports, competitor analysis, and in-depth market research to position you ahead of the curve. We leverage reliable databases to ensure your immersion in the gambling landscape, shedding light on its diversity, scale, and competition.
We ensure gambling growth and fundraising guidance to the new market entrants, steering them right from the early Pre-Seed phase through Series C and further.
From end-to-end fundraising support to M&A advisory and growth hacking, Waveup will help catapult your gambling project to new heights. Leave your email, and let's talk!
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