The Athletic, a subscription sports media company, raised $2.3m in seed funding.
The round was led by Courtside Ventures with participation from Advancit Capital, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investors, Luminari Capital, and others.
The company is using the funds to expand into new cities.
A YC-backed company, The Athletic is subscription sports media company focused on providing local fans with editorial coverage on in-depth analysis, original reporting, and storytelling. Launched earlier this year, the company has a website and mobile apps and is live in Chicago and Toronto.