Founded in 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden, MATCHi’s marketplace offers an easy to use court booking and payment system, activity and competition management, player partnering and live streaming, and automated racket rentals. MATCHi now offers its comprehensive services to more than 2,500 venues and 2 million players and is the trusted booking partner for the largest padel operators in the world.
Since 2020, the number of venues choosing MATCHi as their preferred racket sports platform has organically grown by 308%, with SEK 1.5 billion worth of booking value generated by players during the past 12 months. To ramp up its growth journey and welcome TPC Matchpoint to its network, MATCHi recently secured additional funding from its current investors Verdane and Sprints Capital. By joining forces with TPC Matchpoint, MATCHi is presented with new opportunities to engage other sizeable racket sports markets such as Spain, Italy, and Latin America.
Operating in 30 countries, with 1,000 venues connected and 1 million players using its booking platform, TPC Matchpoint is one of the world's largest sports management systems. Founded by Nacho Daroz and Antonio Carrión, TPC Matchpoint offers a complete and tailored system for venues and players across the globe. With a strong foothold in southern Europe and Latin America, the partnership presents new opportunities for MATCHi to continue the journey towards establishing a global racket sports ecosystem, connecting players with venues. Daniel Ekman, CEO at MATCHi, comments: “We’re thrilled to welcome TPC Matchpoint to the MATCHi racket sports community. As a company built on the same values as MATCHi, we will together with our strong customers and partners build the world’s best racket sports network.”
Nacho Daroz, Managing Director at TPC Matchpoint, says: “Since the conversations between the two of us started, we’ve strongly felt MATCHi’s passion for enabling the global racket sports community to play more - something that correlates with our values. By joining forces with MATCHi, we are presented with exciting new opportunities for how to engage both venues and players across the globe and we’re looking forward to cooperating together”.
For the foreseeable future, TPC Matchpoint and MATCHi will remain as two separate entities, with unique business and network synergies between the two companies. Through this joint journey, MATCHi is one step closer to reaching its objective: becoming the obvious partner for the global racket sports community.
Johan Rogebrant, Chief Growth Officer MATCHi
MATCHi exists to empower people in racket sports through user-friendly tech. MATCHi’s booking platform helps clubs administer less and connects venues with players through its marketplace. Founded in 2012, MATCHi was created to facilitate the growth of racket sports and has in recent years grown to become one of the world’s largest companies in the segment. With over 1600 venues, over 1 million players, and close to 100 employees spread out across the globe, MATCHi’s vision is to be the go-to platform for the global racket sports community.
About TPC Matchpoint
TPC Matchpoint is a sports management software, enabling sports centers to manage their venues in an comprehensive way. TPC offers their venues white label solutions to simplify the booking process. Over 1 million players and over 800 venues are currently using TPC Matchpoint in more than 30 countries. TPC Matchpoint currently employ 20 people and is based in Valencia, Spain.