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Yahoo: SportsCastr, backed by NBA’s David Stern, will pay you in crypto...

September 20th, 2019

"SportsCastr—a streaming platform backed by a who’s who of professional sports stars, including Super Bowl champion Vernon Davis and former NBA Commissioner David Stern—allows ordinary Internet users to commentate on live sporting events. Today, the company launched FanChain, an Ethereum-based platform designed to reward sports fans with a new token called FANZ" [Read More on Yahoo!]

FanWallet released!

September 5th, 2019

The FanWallet is now available via the Web on FanWallet.com or on the Apple iTunes App store here

Forbes: SportsCastr Is Helping To Onboard 4,000 Young People To Crypto With Sports Broadcasting Camp

April 11th, 2019

SportsCastr, which is powered by FanChain, a blockchain solution that aims to connect the sports industry with fans to increase engagement, will be providing Play by Play campers a platform to create real-time videos to call, recap, and predict games. At the same time, they will develop their broadcasting skills and grow their audiences. [Read Article]

NFL Star Richard Sherman Joins Company

March 22nd, 2019

Super Bowl XLVIII Champion and Four-Time Pro Bowler Richard Sherman has joined the company as an official Brand Ambassador. Richard is also a spokesperson for the Cobinhood zero fee cryptocurrency exchange. Read Announcement

Finalist in the Sports Business Journal Sports Business Awards

March 22nd, 2019

Following our nomination in the upcoming Yahoo! Sports Technology awards,  we were listed as a finalist in the prestigious “Sports Business Awards” by the leading industry publication, The Sports Business Journal in the category “Best Sports Technology”  The winner will be announced at an awards gala on May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square. Learn More

Finalist in the Yahoo! Sports Technology Awards

March 22nd, 2019

Now recognized as an international mark of excellence, the Yahoo Sports Technology Awards is a unique celebration of technology-led innovation across sport globally. Our company has been named as a finalist in the category of “Best Sports App”. Learn More

FanChain Stamp Database Now On GitHub

February 27th, 2019

The FanChain Stamp Database is now live on a public GitHub repository. The living, ever-expanding database provides the metadata that makes each FANZ token unique. Over 1,600 stamp codes that correlate with over 1,600 teams, leagues, cups, competitions, conferences and divisions are included in this initial push, with thousands more entries to be continually added by the FanChain team. Read Post

FanWallet Development Update

February 22nd, 2019

View the following blog post for an update on development of the FanWallet - an elegant yet sophisticated wallet for FanChain tokens. View post.

The Sports Tech Tokyo Accelerator

January 21st, 2019

With the 2020 Summer Olympics being hosted in Tokyo, Japan is at the center of the sports world. SPORTS TECH TOKYO has been setup to identify and bring together the best and the brightest next generational sports technology from around the world. The accelerator is owned by global media powerhouse Dentsu and the venture firm Scrum Ventures, and has participation from mentors from the Golden State Warriors, MLB, Cleveland Cavaliers, RedBull, Sacramento Kings, Comcast Ventures, and many more... and we are excited to announce that our company has been accepted into this exclusive program! [Learn More]

FanChain presents at CES Digital Money Forum

January 17th, 2019

Our CEO, Kevin April, presented at the world's largest consumer electronic show, CES, last week in Las Vegas. CES attracted nearly 200,000 visitors from around the globe to learn about the next generation of electronics, autio and consumer products. 

STATS Partnership Brings Real-Time Sports Data To FanChain

December 19th, 2018

With the FanChain token, fans can access in-depth analysis to power live commentary on sporting events from anywhere in the world... Read Full Announcement

 

FanChain investors nominated for awards

December 7th, 2018

David Stern and The One Team Collective were both nominated for "Outstanding Investors" by the influential SportTechie publication. That makes two out of the three investors nominated part of the FanChain team. Incredible validation. See the nominations here

FanChain Wins TokenMatch NYC

December 7th, 2018

FanChain presented at TokenMatch NYC and won the prestious event. At TokenMatch, FanChain was in competition with 8 other high-profile blockchain companies. The judges agreed - FanChain is unlike any other blockchain company out there. 

FanChain at Blockchain Conference Boston 2018

November 14th, 2018

FanChain's CEO Keivn April will be speaking at the Blockchain Conference Boston 2018 at MIT Nov 17th. The topic will be "How will blockchain technology impact our lifestyle." Tickets are available here

FanWide, world's largest sports club network, backs FanChain

October 17th, 2018

The partnership opens up FANZ to eventually being accepted at the roughly 10,000 third-party bars in the FanWide network. Fans will also be able to use that currency to buy goods on SportsCastr’s not-yet-launched rewards site, fanprizes.com, or through what will eventually be a host of perks, such as merchandise and team tickets, offered via the FanWide platform. Since launching in September 2016, FanWide has helped fans organize and promote more than 750,000 local watch parties.

Read full article on SportTechie.

Partnership with WNBA Players Association Announced

October 17th, 2018

Following a landmark deal with the NFL [PA] announced in August, live streaming platform SportsCastr has announced a partnership with the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA)

Read full article on Yahoo.

NFL Players Union Strikes Deal to Help Athletes Earn Crypto

October 17th, 2018

The players' union for the National Football League (NFL) is partnering with a blockchain startup to help athletes license products on a decentralized network.

Read full article on CoinDesk.

NFLPA Bets on Blockchain-Backed Platform

October 17th, 2018

The NFL Players Association has become one of the first major U.S. sports organizations to bet on blockchain after scooping up a minority stake in SportsCastr.

Read full article on SportTechie.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Backs FanChain

October 17th, 2018

It’s now clear what it takes for a former NBA Commissioner to emerge from retirment. David Stern, who was at the helm of the league for three decades starting in the 1980s, has now thrown his weight — and capital — behind blockchain-fueled streaming sports startup SportsCastr, which is behind a new cryptocurrency dubbed FanChain.

Read full article on Yahoo.

Former NBA Commissioner Emerges From Retirement To Back Ethereum-Based Cryptocurrency

October 17th, 2018

The former NBA commissioner, who is credited with increasing the popularity of the NBA in the 1990s and 2000s, has chosen to back FanChain.

Read full article on Forbes.