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Startup NameSportsGuru
What problem are you solving?Fans love talking about sports and consuming sports content. However, the current sports social media landscape is cluttered and noisy. SportsGuru makes it easier and more fun for passionate and knowledgable fans to give their opinions on sports.
What is your solution?SportsGuru is the place where fans talk about sports via video. Knowledgable fans can become the host of their own sports talk show right from their mobile device, in just one tap. We make the videos look more professional and fun by adding automated graphics, and no editing is required by the user. Videos are 1 minute or shorter with reactions, opinions, or analysis on all things sports.
Target Marketconsumer
How will you make money?Free on the App Store.
Tell us about the market & founders, why is this a great opportunity?Ken Zamkow, founder and CEO of SportsGuru, has 14 years experience in sports media, marketing, and video streaming. He has established relationships with the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, large sports networks and online publishers. Ken was formerly Vice President of Marketing for LiveU in the Americas, where he helped turn their patented bonding technology into a standard part of sports coverage. Prior to LiveU, he led the launch of video and social media products at Business Wire – A Berkshire Hathaway Company. He holds an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden Business School.Andreas Schmid is the Co-Founder and CTO of SportsGuru. He has over 12 years experience in technology management, software engineering, product development, and entrepreneurship. Before SportsGuru, Andreas founded Slicklaunch, Inc, an NYC company that developed minimum viable products for startups. Prior to that he founded two companies in his home country of Germany, (erledigungen.de and projectchamps.de) with a combined valuation of $2.5MM EUR. He also has taught Entrepreneurship and Product Development classes at the Technical University in Munich. Andreas holds a degree in Computer Science from LMU Munich and an Honors Degree in Technology Management from the Center of Technology and Management in Munich, and was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley\’s School of Information.
Founders NamesKen Zamkow
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Websitewww.sportsguru.us
Twitter HandleSportsGuruApp
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