Interview with games firm owner

FanDuel rejected takeover approach before growth spurt

Lesley Eccles 2Fantasy sports games company FanDuel rejected an approach last year, co-founder Lesley Eccles disclosed yesterday.

Mrs Eccles, who was speaking at a technology event in Edinburgh, also hinted at further imminent acquisitions following a recent spending spree.

The company, co-headquartered in Edinburgh and New York, has acquired three firms this summer and has grown substantially in the past year.

In an exclusive interview with Daily Business Mrs Eccles also spoke about coping with the setbacks in the early years. Interview here:

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