DURHAM, NC - [January 17, 2024] – Teamworks, an enterprise SaaS company serving elite sports and tactical organizations globally, has announced the acquisition of Kairos, a communication and messaging software for professional sports. This acquisition is the next step in Teamworks' journey to transform sports technology and represents a significant investment in the professional space.
Each company has made an indelible mark on the operations of professional sports organizations. Teamworks currently works with 200 pro organizations around the globe, having entered the market more than a decade ago. In the past three years, Kairos has built an extensive customer roster of over 100 organizations, primarily in global football and rugby.
The vision for The Operating System for Sports™ remains the same. Together, Teamworks and Kairos plan to create a unified and enhanced experience by incorporating the best of Kairos into the Hub product, and continuing to integrate the full suite of best-in-class tools within the Teamworks Operating System.
“When we set out to revolutionize sport through technology, we knew we couldn’t do it alone. We’ve acquired companies with visionary leaders and like-minded individuals to help us build the future of sports. Kairos is the next great company to join us on this mission.” said Zach Maurides, Founder and CEO of Teamworks. “With our combined expertise, additional resources, and a unified strategy, we’ll accelerate innovation and our development of an integrated operating system for elite sports organizations.”
As part of this acquisition, Teamworks welcomed twenty new Kairos employees who will focus on product innovation specifically for the professional sports market. Teamworks is also excited to welcome Kairos founders Andrew Trimble and Gareth Quinn. Trimble’s distinguished rugby union career includes representing Ireland internationally for more than ten years and whose proven approach to empowering holistic sports performance will help guide future product development for the pro sports market.
“The decision to join Teamworks is a strategic move to align ourselves with the leader in sports technology, and one that shares our vision,” said Trimble. “Teamworks' comprehensive operating system allows us to continue building and innovating for our pro sports customers on a solid and integrated foundation. It also allows our customers to adopt new purpose-built products faster within a unified platform.”
Teamworks’ footprint within the professional space now includes 300+ organizations across 15+ countries. Most notably, 91% of NFL, 85% of English Premier League, 83% of NBA, and 80% of top-ranked Men’s National Rugby teams use at least one of Teamworks’ 12 products.
Teamworks is the proven operating system for high performance, powering more than 6,000 sports, military, and public safety organizations worldwide. Available on a centralized, integrated platform, the Teamworks’ product suite provides specialized applications to support recruiting, development, management, individual branding, and community building. Based in Durham, North Carolina and founded in 2004, Teamworks continues to expand its global presence with employees across eleven countries. Visit teamworks.com to learn more.
Kairos is a Team Operations & Communication system, trusted by elite teams worldwide. This comprehensive platform seamlessly integrates team planning, daily communication, and player management, streamlining essential functions into one centralized system. Visit Kairostech.io to learn more.