Programme for East African online sportsbook with pioneering group-betting product to be powered by Income Access affiliate platform
Safaribet Kenya, a Nairobi-based online sportsbook focusing on the Kenyan market, has launched a new affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, Paysafe Group’s marketing technology and services provider. Safaribet Kenya, which features an innovative group-betting product, will use Income Access’ affiliate software to optimise programme performance and growth.
Founded in 2016, Safaribet Kenya offers pre-match and live betting on over 3,000 sports markets, including soccer, Formula 1, basketball, American football, baseball, cricket and handball. The brand’s unique group-betting functionality allows customers to wager on events with up to 10 others.
Safaribet Kenya’s launch of a new affiliate programme on the Income Access platform, which has won eGR North America’s ‘Acquisition and Retention Partner of the Year’ award for the last four years straight, will serve to raise brand awareness and customer acquisition. The platform’s Ad Serving tool will allow the operator to target players in geographically diverse and multilingual Kenya down to a town or city level and according to language, among other criteria.
Affiliates promoting the new Safaribet Kenya affiliate programme, which offers a revenue share commission structure, will benefit from the brand’s diverse player promotions. In addition to group-betting, these include weekly jackpots and accumulator bonuses, among other offers.
Safaribet Kenya will add fantasy sports and Keno games to its offering later in Q4 2018, providing affiliates with another compelling reason to promote a diversifying brand.
Imran A. Premji, founder and CEO of Safaribet Kenya, said: “Income Access offers the most sophisticated and robust affiliate platform for sports betting operators. Supported by the company’s software, our new affiliate programme allows gaming affiliates to grow with the Safaribet Kenya brand, as we expand our offering this year and into 2019.”
Tara Wilson, General Manager at Income Access, Paysafe Group, said: “The regulated African sports-betting market, which continues to grow strongly, is an important business focus for our products and services. We’re excited to partner with one of Kenya’s leading operators to support the growth of its brand through the affiliate channel.”
For more information about this partnership, contact Safaribet Kenya.
About Safaribet Kenya:
Safaribet Kenya, is a vibrant, disruptive sports-betting brand in the East African gaming and betting landscape, defined by its signature tagline #THEGAMECHANGER.
With its roots in Kenya, the brand seeks to drive social interactions and develop an emotional connection with its customers. The brand’s consumer-focused outlook is best demonstrated by Safaribet Kenya’s unique “Customer First” products: The Exclusive World Cup Safari Jackpot; “Group betting” – a social betting proprietary creation of Safaribet Kenya; and the introduction of daily fantasy sports and Keno games later in Q4 2018.
Licenced and controlled by the Betting Control and Licensing (BCLB) of Kenya, Safaribet Kenya is a supporter of responsible gambling and offers one of the largest spreads of the sports betting market, supported by state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure and a dedicated customer care program.
About Income Access:
Founded in 2002, Income Access is a digital marketing and technology company with an independent affiliate network. It specialises in providing affiliate marketing and digital marketing solutions to regulated iGaming, lottery, land-based casino and financial trading companies. Through its award-winning marketing software and a partnership-centric approach, Income Access delivers comprehensive data and strategic insight on marketing campaigns across all digital and offline channels.
In September 2016, Income Access was acquired by Paysafe Group, the company behind the digital wallet brands NETELLER and Skrill. Income Access is partnered with over 300 brands worldwide. These include: Betfred, Bet Victor, BGO Group, Caesars Interactive, Danske Spil (Danish national lottery), ETX Capital, GAIN Capital, IGT’s Lottomatica, Ladbrokes Coral, Jackpotjoy, Michigan Lottery, Pennsylvania Lottery, Pinnacle, Sportingbet, Tote Ireland, and TwinSpires.
Acroud acquires Voonix, Matching Visions and Traffic Grid to strengthen its strategic position on the market
Acroud AB, has entered into an purchase agreement with the owners of Voonix ApS, Matching Visions Ltd. and Traffic Grid Ltd. to acquire 100 percent of the shares in the Target Companies for a consideration of EUR 4.8 million, plus an additional potential consideration based on EBT development in fiscal year 2022, on a cash- and debt- free basis. The consideration is paid in cash and in newly issued Acroud shares. The purchase agreement is based on Acroud’s signed letter of intent and previously communicated press release on 9 November 2020 regarding the acquisition of assets in PMG Group. The Target Companies are fast-growing companies mainly on the European market with the affiliate network Matching Visions and the performance marketing company Traffic Grid, but is also an industry leading SaaS service provider with Voonix. During 2020, the Target Companies generated net sales of approximately EUR 0.9 million and EUR 0.9 million in EBITDA. The Transaction is not subject to any further conditions and is completed as of 20 January 2021.
Background and rationale
The acquisition includes Matching Visions, an iGaming network with a premier position in Casino Affiliation in the European market, as well as the fast-growing Voonix, a software company that provides successful B2B software aimed at improving information and productivity for affiliates in various industries. Furthermore, the acquisition includes Traffic Grid, which is mainly focused on delivering marketing campaigns within iGaming to regular affiliate networks.
The acquisition of the Target Companies, together with the previously announced ongoing acquisitions, positions Acroud not only as a leading affiliate company in Casino, Sports Betting and Poker, but also as a B2B provider of iGaming marketing campaigns and software solutions for iGaming as well as for other affiliates industries. The acquisition is in line with the previously communicated new strategy and complements the previous acquisition focused on Sports Betting and Emerging Markets. With the acquisition, Acroud sees not only a strong financial growth driver but also significant synergies.
“This is another important piece of the puzzle in the implementation of Acroud’s strategy to become a fast-growing global challenger in digital comparison and news services. After the integration of the acquired assets, the focus will be on ‘operational excellence’ and on developing the new Acroud together with our new team and our new partners on an exciting journey forward” Robert Andersson, CEO and President, Acroud
Morten Marcussen, CEO of PMG, comments on the acquisition:
“We are convinced that the synergies and strategic benefits of this transaction will help push Acroud to the next level and give the company a unique position on the market. The product portfolio in the group becomes diversified and adapted for fast growth. Both parties and our teams share a vision that is easy to get behind. We are thrilled to be joining the ride”
SoftSwiss Affiliate Platform expands to 4 new third-party clients
The SoftSwiss Affiliate Platform, recently singled out under the brand name Affilka, has inked deals with 4 new third-party clients, with the very first one being multi-cryptocurrency casino platform BC.Game. These agreements are significant milestones for Affilka’s product growth and distribution.
Affilka, an Affiliate Platform designed by SoftSwiss, is a reliable, safe and trustworthy standalone tool for iGaming operators to manage, track and analyze their affiliates and their marketing performance in real-time. The solution allows to unite several casinos or sportsbook brands and products under one referral program as well as offering automated payouts to affiliates via built-in payment processing methods, an advanced commission constructor, powerful reporting and in-depth analytics.
Affilka has shown amazing results working with a variety of brands operating on the SoftSwiss Online Casino Platform. Now it keeps on actively expanding its client portfolio. And as a result Affilka signed a deal with a big crypto-friendly gaming platform in Q4 2020. The third-party platform integration is a significant milestone for Affilka in breaking new ground and strengthening its global footprint.
“We are extremely excited to introduce our very first third party client BC.Game, who will expanded our business partner network within the Affilka solution. The integration with a third-party platform is a major step in the Affilka development plan. The deal will accelerate our reach into the market as a standalone affiliate tracking product. In the nearest future, we expect Affilka’s further massive brand growth as well as expansion into new exciting markets”, noted Anastasia Borovaya, Affilka Product Owner at SoftSwiss.
Additionally, BC.Game has recently signed a cooperation agreement with another SoftSwiss sub-brand – the SoftSwiss Game Aggregator. The deal will include the delivery of various slot games produced by BGaming and 50+ other popular game providers.
Affilka continues to gain momentum enhancing the solution with even more new features as well as collaborating on new interesting projects with major industry players.
Affiliate Capital Joins Safe Affiliate Programs to Share Expertise and Experience
Affiliate Capital has joined the Safe Affiliate Programs alliance enabling its members to benefit from the experience of some of the most successful affiliate programs in the business and to share their own expertise to the benefit of their affiliates.
Affiliate Capital was launched last month when Jackpot Capital Casino, Grande Vegas Casino and Slotastic merged their affiliate programs into one. The group has developed new, enhanced software that provides affiliates with detailed reporting and dynamic tracking. Affiliates have just one logon and one commission payment for the three well-established brands.
Safe Affiliate Programs is an association of like-minded affiliate programs all committed to sharing expertise and providing support to each other and their affiliates. It includes Intertops Affiliates, Legend Affiliates, Golden Euro Affiliates, Drake Affiliates, Juicy Stakes Affiliates, Slots Vendor and Springbok Affiliates.
These affiliate programs share a belief in honest and supportive business relationships. The benefits for all include easy recommendations between partners, trouble shooting for affiliates across programs and a collective flow of information in one combined newsletter.
“If you have an idea or an issue to discuss then one of our members can pitch it to one or all of the other programs for you” said Ellen at Safe Affiliate Programs. “We’re all in this together!”
Safe Affiliate Programs members share business acumen with each other ethically, honestly and with integrity. They also enjoy socializing together at joint dinners and open bar events at conferences like Safe’s launch party at the iGB Affiliate Conference in London last February.
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