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Their name was still on advertising boards at Wigan v Leigh yesterday so they must still be going (though I have no idea what they do). I would guess that if some clubs are covering their logo then it is connected to individual sponsorship deals between Iqoniq and those particular clubs.

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The tweet thread is in Dutch, the Article is in Spanish, but the gist seems to be that several clubs across a number of sports are pulling back from Iqoniq and/or not wanting to be linked.

Suggestions in the article that it is a scam and related to a dodgy new Cryptocurrency. Also states that the people and money is from Qatar and Monaco, yet the company is based in Estonia's second city Tartu. See below:

Not to put a real downer but wasn't it reported that these guys had a stake in Wigan Warriors?

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4 minutes ago, Tommygilf said:

The tweet thread is in Dutch, the Article is in Spanish, but the gist seems to be that several clubs across a number of sports are pulling back from Iqoniq and/or not wanting to be linked.

Suggestions in the article that it is a scam and related to a dodgy new Cryptocurrency. Also states that the people and money is from Qatar and Monaco, yet the company is based in Estonia's second city Tartu. See below:

Not to put a real downer but wasn't it reported that these guys had a stake in Wigan Warriors?

They are listed as one of the official partners (so a sponsor) on the Wigan club website and are also featured alongside the various social media with the heading 'follow us on Iqoniq' same as for other social media platforms. The only person I can remember buying a stake in Wigan recently is a businessman called Mike Danson.

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When you are as skint as RL is your grateful for any offers of finance without asking too many questions about its provence as has been illustrated far too many times before with club owners where the 'fit and proper persons' test seems to consist of 1 question, 'have you got any money' so to expect sponsorship to be any different on the back of the Stobart & Papa Johns deals is wishful thinking.

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2 minutes ago, Clogiron said:

When you are as skint as RL is your grateful for any offers of finance without asking too many questions about its provence as has been illustrated far too many times before with club owners where the 'fit and proper persons' test seems to consist of 1 question, 'have you got any money' so to expect sponsorship to be any different on the back of the Stobart & Papa Johns deals is wishful thinking.

They had many sponsorship deals across various sports. 

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31 minutes ago, wiganermike said:

They are listed as one of the official partners (so a sponsor) on the Wigan club website and are also featured alongside the various social media with the heading 'follow us on Iqoniq' same as for other social media platforms. The only person I can remember buying a stake in Wigan recently is a businessman called Mike Danson.

Thanks, the Iqoniq App appears to be what the European football fans aren't happy about.

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Literally no idea what it is, but if they were offering Wigan more money than anyone else and Wigan deemed them suitable then what’s the problem - I just hope they got their money up front. 

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17 minutes ago, Eddie said:

Literally no idea what it is, but if they were offering Wigan more money than anyone else and Wigan deemed them suitable then what’s the problem - I just hope they got their money up front. 

Hopefully they learnt that lesson with the Applicado FS sponsorship which I seem to recall went sour mid season when the company liquidated.

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1 hour ago, Tommygilf said:
Also states that the people and money is from Qatar and Monaco

Ah. That would explain why handball authorities and clubs were so in love with it.

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Doesn't say much for the benefit of sponsorship when none of the supposed target audience seems to have a clue what they do. 

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2 hours ago, wiganermike said:

They are listed as one of the official partners (so a sponsor) on the Wigan club website and are also featured alongside the various social media with the heading 'follow us on Iqoniq' same as for other social media platforms. The only person I can remember buying a stake in Wigan recently is a businessman called Mike Danson.

https://wiganwarriors.com/blog/2020/11/04/warriors-announce-partnership-with-iqoniq/

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