Starting 11 launched their first fantasy app in August as a means of engaging soccer fans more deeply with the sport and with each other by establishing both daily and multi-week contests tailored to soccer sensibilities.
Orgeman says to date they have tracked 3,500 contests with users from 20+ countries averaging 25 engagements per user per week. They are pre-revenue today with intentions of flipping their paid games switch on “any day”.
Named angel investors include locals Daren Cotter, Steven Snyder, Steven London; Orgeman says the proceeds will be used for product development, marketing, and regulatory affairs — as they approach a larger series A round in 2018.
“We are right where we wanted to be when we launched and it feels great to have some smart investors on our side.”