ScorePlay, a Lisbon-based B2B sports-tech SaaS company closed over €500,000, bringing the total pre-seed funding to over €1 million.
The round was led by Mario Götze (business angel/ World Cup Winner) and Another.vc, a German VC.
The first round was made up of several notable angel investors, including Nicolas Julia (CEO of Sorare), David Apple (ex-Notion & Typeform), and Omar DaFonseca (ex-Soccer player, BeIn Commentator) and Kima Ventures, an early-stage French VC, which invested in Holly Health and Rayon.
The fresh funds will be used by ScorePlay to further target the US and German markets with a new growth manager, furthering the tech team and marketing spend.
It will add more clients in addition to the already existing ones in the US and DACH regions, including Orlando Pride, SD Wave, KC Current, 1. FC Köln, and Team BDS, among others.
Funding Month: July 2022
Lead Investors: Mario Götze and another.vc
Additional Investors: Nicolas Julia, David Apple, Omar DaFonseca, Kima Ventures
Company Website: https://www.scoreplay.io/
Software Category: Sport media management
About the Company: Founded by Victorien Tixier and Xavier Green in 2018, ScorePlay aims to revolutionise sports media asset management and rejuvenate an antiquated infrastructure to help organisations engage with a new generation of fans. The AI-powered media asset manager for sports organisations, and it centralises, classifies and then distributes all their photos and videos automatically. ScorePlay is the first AI-powered Media Asset Management (MAM) platform built for football clubs. It leverages the power of computer vision to automatically review and tag raw content. The photo and video assets are stored in a central hub on the cloud so that you can locate them easily through our powerful search engine. Clubs can also give secured access to a dedicated library of curated content. including for selected stakeholders, including players, sponsors, media, and fans.