Ballogy Inc., an Austin, Texas-based provider of a software platform for youth and amateur athletes to prepare for their sports, completed a $6m Series A financing.
The round included participation from Pro Golfer William Martindale, Foot Locker Board Member Gil Marmol, former COO of the NCAA James Isch, former President and CEO of the Milwaukee Brewers and Foot Locker Board Member Ulice Payne Jr., Gary Harris of the Orlando Magic, former professional baseball player Rocky Turner, Co-founder and Chairman of Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC Napoleon Brandford III, Jones & Spross PLLC, and FiveRivers Technologies.
The company, which has now raised 9.5m in total funding to date, intends to use the funds to further accelerate growth and adoption.
Led by Todd Young, president and CEO, Ballogy provides a tracking and analytics app with a built-in certified assessment program that enables youth and amateur basketball players at any skill level to track their development and measurably improve their skills. Ballogy offers a development plan for all athletes at any stage in their basketball journey.
In addition to providing objective measurement and tracking, the app provides a forum for individual players to connect, compete, network, and share with coaches, schools and teammates, giving young athletes visibility and access to a growing global basketball community
Ballogy is currently available for free in Google Play and the App Store.