FTBpro Raises $5.8M in Funding

FTBpro, a London, UK-based fan-generated media platform for online football, raised $5.8m in funding.

Backers included Battery Ventures and Gemini Israel Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand geographically.

Led by Asaf Peled, founder and CEO, FTBpro provides a platform that enables football fans in major football leagues worldwide¬†to contribute, participate, write and share their views with fellow fans. Content popularity is determined by readers who rank articles, and by FTBpro’s editors who further promote the highest quality writing, topics and opinions.

The company currently focuses on football fans and provides daily articles in English, Spanish, German and Italian.The platform also allows contributors as well as media partners to use FTBpro’s templates to create dynamic interactive content which incorporates features such as match predictions, videos, imagery slideshows, team line-ups, player rankings, etc.

FinSMEs

07/05/2013

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