B2Digital Inc. (OTC: BTDG)
B2Digital Inc. (OTC: BTDG) is applying its extensive background in entertainment, television, video and technology to become a full-service live event sports company. Capitalizing on its strong management team, industry relationship, and hands-on experience in the industry, B2Digital is developing and acquiring Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and sports-related companies to build an integrated premier development league initially for the billion-dollar MMA marketplace.
B2Digital's management team boasts over 30 years of combined global experience developing more than 20 companies within the sports, television, entertainment, digital distribution and banking transaction industries.
Since its restructuring in 2017, the company is now forging ahead with company chairman and CEO Greg P. Bell at the helm. His expertise, relationships and experience bring a background of more than 40,000 successful live events throughout his career. Under his guidance, B2Digital will create and develop the "Development League" champions that will move on to the MMA major leagues from within the B2 Fighting Series.
In preparation, B2Digital has produced and applied the systems and technologies required to support and maintain infrastructural operations of the company, including: social media marketing, event management, digital ticketing sales, digital video distribution, digital marketing, PPV, fighter management, merchandise sales, brand management and financial control systems. The company has also launched its B2 Social Media Network as the digital distribution system for the B2 Fighting Series.
As part of its growth strategy, B2Digital intends to continue to develop and acquire assets that meet its business model with the goal of becoming a premier vertically integrated live event sports company. In 2017, B2Digital started operating B2 Fighting Series, live MMA events; each year, the top fighters are invited to the live annual B2 Fighting Series National Championship.
B2Digital owns all rights for TV, internet, social media, media, merchandising and trademarks and branding for the B2Digital companies. The company has deployed its B2 Social Media Network digital distribution network for the B2 Fighting Series and has developed and deployed the systems and technologies for the operation of social media marketing, event engagement, digital ticketing sales, digital video distribution, digital marketing, PPV, fighter management, merchandise sales, brand management and financial control systems.
Fight Groups (holdings)
- Colosseum Combat
- United Combat League
- Pinnacle Combat
- Bluegrass MMA
B2 Social Media Network (B2SN)
The B2 Social Media Network (B2SN) provides the connection between the B2Digital live events and the consumer audience by:
- Providing social interaction between consumers regarding B2Digital Properties and current relevant topics to the live events audience
- Offering "FTV" free-to-view live and on-demand TV style broadcasts globally of B2 Digital live events
- Promoting upcoming live events
- Selling tickets to B2 live events electronically
- Promoting the fighters, athletes and participants in the B2Digital live events
Chairman and CEO Greg P. Bell
Greg P. Bell is one of the early pioneers and entrepreneurs in entertainment and digital media and has been working in the field for over 30 years. He was involved in the early creation of the technologies and algorithms that allowed analog media to be transformed into digital bits and compressed data streams and created specific business enterprises that capitalized on the creation of digital transmissions at Scientific Atlanta, Compressions Labs, VCON International and Qwest. Bell was one of the initial vice presidents of business development at Qwest Communications where he developed Qwest's digital media company, Slingshot Networks. He then ran all operations of Slingshot, reporting to the board of directors, which managed and operated three full time studios including the creation of the broadcast studio in Staples Center, TV and news productions, live events at the Staples Center, distribution of a national television show distributed by Warner Brothers TV Distribution, online television productions and web distribution for the NFL, AFL, NBA, NHL, Boxing, Democratic Convention and live music events.
Upon leaving Slingshot in 2000, Bell founded B3 Development Group, a firm specializing in developing emerging market entertainment and media companies. Bell's B3 Development Group founded B2 Networks in 2001 which quickly became the defacto standard for watching live PPV sporting events online. B2's proprietary online system broadcasts live professional and collegiate sporting events online to a global audience, broadcasting over 1,000 live games per month. Bell developed and implemented a merger with B2 Networks and the America ONE Television Network where he became CEO of the combined companies. Under Bell's direction the company, now called ONE Media Corp., launched the new ONE World Sports TV Network in North America on cable and satellite, with a pure digital end-to-end distribution system, along with continuing the company's growth in the online distribution of sports and entertainment.
After leaving as CEO of ONE Media Corp., he currently sits as chairman of B3 Development Group, which specializes in developing and fast-tracking emerging entertainment, transaction technology and media distribution companies. Bell continues to expand his holdings and currently has business holdings in ONE Media Corp; B3 Development Gaming Group which under contract with Caymanas Park Race Track, owned by the country of Jamaica, developed Jamaica's first all-digital state of the art pari-mutuel live sports gaming system for mobile devices and currently is operating under the brand CaymanasToGO for the Caribbean Consumers and is licensed for deployment in the USA to USA-based consumers. The B3 Gaming Group mobile device wagering system and technology allows consumers globally to watch and wager on live horse races and sporting events being held in the UK, USA, Canada and the Caribbean; B3 Gaming Services Group, a premier transaction and customer service group that offers management services to the Gaming industry in the Caribbean, B3 Networks, a premier state of the art digital broadcasting company that developed the B3 television satellite replacement technology which allows TV networks to broadcast globally on the public internet instead of satellites in broadcast quality HD & SD television. B3 Networks has deployed, and services, the B3 technology to broadcast high definition TV signals globally to cable head ends, smart phones and internet connected devices for the Jamaica Education Television Network, the Caymanas Race Track and other mobile applications globally.
Bell has worked at the top technology development companies that developed the digital technologies, which are in use today at Scientific Atlanta, Compression Labs, VCON and Qwest. He also has managed and been directly involved with over 55,000 live events in his 30-year career. He has worked with a diverse group of clients in the entertainment, sports and technology communities including the NFL, NBA, NHL, AHL, NLL, ECHL, IFL, USHL, SPHL, NCAA, NAIA, MISL, AFL, AOL, FOX, UFC, NAAFS, Bellator, WEF, the Staples Center, the Orleans Arena, Oscar De La Hoya, Barbra Streisand, and top entertainment venues, acts and actors. His clients and companies have capitalized on Bell's knowledge of the world of entertainment, live events, sports, digital television and digital online transaction and distribution systems.
- Darryl Metz
- Andrew Georgens
- Paul LaBarre
- HRMMA CEO
- HRMMA VP-Match Maker
- Colosseum Combat CEO
- United Combat League CEO
- United Combat League VP-Match Maker
- Pinnacle Combat CEO
- Blue Grass MMA CEO
- Chris Lytle
- Sean Wheelock
- Gene Gregory
- Brian Cox