Jock Talk

Profile Information

Conference
DEMO Spring 2012
Market Segment
Social and Media Technologies
Funding Amount
Product Description
JockTalk is a social media publishing platform built by athletes to provide fans and professional athletes a single location to post conversations, videos and photos, enabling richer fan engagement, and generating revenue for athletes and the causes they care about. Users can post to Jock Talk via the web or mobile apps.
Funding Round
Seed
Funding Details
Shawn Green & Brendon Kensel – $250,000 (seed) John Simanowitz & Ed Morrissey – $155,000 (convertible note)
Competitors
JockTalk is differentiated from competitors by its unique content, ad-based revenue model, and traffic acquisition leveraging syndication. Competitors that aggregate content include Zoodig, SportsBuzz, and WhoSay (the latter two companies offer some original content). Zoodig and SportsBuzz utilize a subscription revenue model, while WhoSay is free to access.
Market Opportunity
Professional athletes have adopted social media en mass – 75% of NBA players, 50% of NFL players, and over 33% of MLB players are on Twitter. Digital revenues for U.S. sports sites are expected to reach $2.9 billion in 2012.

Company Contact

Contact
brendon@jocktalk.com
Company Address
20062 S.W. Birch Street, Suite 220 Newport Beach, CA 92660
Primary Phone
949-250-9011
Officer One
Brendon Kensel - Co-Founder
Officer Two
Shawn Greene- Co-Founder -
Officer Three
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Officer Four
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