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Chat Sports - leading the way on live sports video
Location: 995 Market St #230, San Francisco, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2012
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
- Date: 06/2017, Seed: $2 M
Investors: James Yoder
- Date: 01/2013, Seed: undisclosed amount (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: John Kobs, Chris Herndon, Brandon Farwell, Payam Zamani, Brad Stroh, Manuel Jimenez De Oña
Short URL: vator.co/chat-sports
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Chat Sports - leading the way on live sports video

Live Sports News for Digital
Startup/business
San Francisco, California, United States United States
http://www.chatsports.com

Our mission is to enhance the lives of sports fans by providing the web’s first curated sports interface personalized to each fan’s specific interests, using next generation technology and an intuitive, beautiful design.

We are redefining the sports news experience by delivering a customized sports page that becomes smarter each time you use it.

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Company description

As the first full-service sports media channel on Facebook Live, Chat Sports produces over 20 hours of live, produced video content weekly. With our iPhone and Android apps, Chat Sports is the leading sports media brand on mobile. Complemented by a staff of full-time writers and hundreds of nationwide contributors, Chat Sports produces hundreds of original articles across all major American sports each month. And with its unique curation technology, Chat Sports also delivers millions of fans over 200,000 unique pieces of sports content monthly from 2,000+ sources along with live scores powered by SportRadar. The company now reaches over 100 million sports fans monthly across all platforms.


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Business model

As the first full-service sports media channel on Facebook Live, Chat Sports produces over 20 hours of live, produced video content weekly. With our iPhone and Android apps, Chat Sports is the leading sports media brand on mobile. Complemented by a staff of full-time writers and hundreds of nationwide contributors, Chat Sports produces hundreds of original articles across all major American sports each month. And with its unique curation technology, Chat Sports also delivers millions of fans over 200,000 unique pieces of sports content monthly from 2,000+ sources along with live scores powered by SportRadar. The company now reaches over 100 million sports fans monthly across all platforms.

Competitive advantage

As the first full-service sports media channel on Facebook Live, Chat Sports produces over 20 hours of live, produced video content weekly. With our iPhone and Android apps, Chat Sports is the leading sports media brand on mobile. Complemented by a staff of full-time writers and hundreds of nationwide contributors, Chat Sports produces hundreds of original articles across all major American sports each month. And with its unique curation technology, Chat Sports also delivers millions of fans over 200,000 unique pieces of sports content monthly from 2,000+ sources along with live scores powered by SportRadar. The company now reaches over 100 million sports fans monthly across all platforms.

Investors
James Yoder
CEO of Chat Sports
Payam Zamani
Payam is an Internet pioneer, die-hard entrepreneur and angel investor who has founded several technology and Internet-based companies.
John Kobs
Co-founder and CEO of Apartment List / Vertical Brands, Inc. Co-founder and board chairman of ChatSports.com, involved with the non-profit Year Up, and a die-hard Cleveland sports fan.
Chris Herndon
Chris is the Co-Founder of Apartment List. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs, Chicago PE firm GTCR and the 40 Acres Group (which he co-founded). Chris is a Texas undergrad and Stanford MBA.
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Chris Erickson - Unconfirmed
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Rothenberg Ventures - Unconfirmed
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Milestone VC - Unconfirmed
Brad Stroh
CEO - Bills.com and Freedom Financial Network. Investor and advisor to multiple early stage start-ups, board member to four current investments.
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Sam Miller-Little - Unconfirmed