Social Sports Network Corp. Raises $400K for SportsBeat.com, Opens to Public for Beta Release
Newport Beach, CA, January 21, 2014 –(PR.com)– Social Sports Network Corporation, the Orange County, CA startup has announced beta release of SportsBeat.com is open to the public. The company closed a seed funding round of $400k to finalize the development of its sports team management platform, with $175k coming from the seed round and $225k provided by owner contributions.
SportsBeat.com founder, Thomas Powell says he has “figured out a way to integrate social networking into a sports team management software.” Powell says “the ease of use of social media, combined with the functionality of online team management software is what sets us apart from our competitors.”
SportsBeat.com is designed to create one central network where athletes, coaches, family and fans can join all of their teams from a single account. “People should have one profile that connects all of their teams, photos, videos and stats,” continues Powell.
To achieve this, SportsBeat.com offers team websites prepackaged with features for dozens of sports. Athletes, coaches, family and fans join each team individually from their own account. Each team page not only provides a simple way to communicate, but also a place to share photos, videos, comments and stats.
SportsBeat.com will fill the demand for the growing need of a better experience with sports team management software and provide it at no cost.
Sports team management is a very competitive arena. “We recognize that Shutterfly and TeamSnap are the big players in this space, by focusing on ease of use and making it completely free, we are confident we can carve out a strong presence,” concludes Powell.
Those interested in signing up can join at http://sportsbeat.com
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