Our Startups series looks at companies and founders who are innovating in the fields of athlete performance, fan engagement, team/league operations and other high-impact areas in sports. If you’d like to be considered for this series, tell us about your mission.
World’s shortest elevator pitch: “Esportudo is a sports media brand that enables Latinos to keep up with the players, teams and leagues they love — by providing the most complete coverage through our authentic content and AI-powered curation platform.”
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Year founded: 2017
Funding round to date: “We raised $350K in 2018. In 2020, we raised $370K. Those were our pre-seed rounds. Right now, we’re closing a 1.8 million Seed Round. We have our lead investor.”
Who are your investors? “Techstars. Phil Kent, former CEO of Turner Broadcasting. Nathan Dionne, former Barstool Sports CTO. Marshall Newhouse, Super Bowl champ. We have about $2.5 million total in seed funding.”
Are you looking for more investment? “I will never say no to more quality investors.”
Tell us about yourself, CEO & co-founder Marcos Araujo: “I grew up around Boston. I…