Tappp, a New York based pre-paid platform enabling global access to premium live sports content, secured $5m in Series A financing.
The round was led by leAD Sports/OurCrowd’s ADvantage Fund, with participation from Accomplice, Elysian Park, Go4it, Courtside VC and Sterling.VC. As part of the financing, Jeremy Pressman, Partner at ADvantage, has joined Tappp’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand to 100,000 retail outlets and to bring new sports media products to consumers through league partnerships.
Led by Sandy Agarwal, Founder and CEO, Tappp provides an exclusive pre-paid card offering access to the MLB.TV streaming service offered by Major League Baseball. The cards are currently available at over 5,000 retailers including Walmart and Gamestop, providing live sports access directly to any consumer device.