What does Draft do?
Draft, is the first true mobile fantasy game. This head to head fantasy game is built for the ground up for iOS. Fantasy sports is a huge and growing business and when it is about fantasy sports on mobile, Draft is the one. This new fantasy sports app changes your fantasy gaming experience. This is a one of a kind mobile fantasy game which creates a real money fantasy gaming experiences which is built specifically for mobile.
How much Draft was funded?
This fantasy sports app has raised $3.5 M in Series A funding on March 18th, 2015. The funding is led by Upfront Ventures. Other investors include Advancit Capital, The Cherin Group, Nas’ QueensBridge Venture Partners and David Tisch’s BoxGroup.
- undisclosed amount in Seed funding on Mar 1, 2010 by Techstars
- $600K in Seed funding on Feb 14, 2011 by Aman Thapar, Andrew Blachman, Ben Littauer, Ecosystem Ventures, Jarr Capital (Jarrod Yuster) and SV Angel
- $1.5M in Venture funding on Aug 28, 2013
- $3.5M in Series A funding on Feb 10, 2015 by Advancit Capital, BoxGroup, The Chernin Group, Upfront Ventures and QueensBridge Venture Partners
What is next for Draft?
With the new funding, the founders are planning to grow the team from 4 to nine in the months to come. It is mostly planning to hire iOS developers and engineers.
More about Draft
Draft was founded in May, 2009 by Jeremy Levine and Nicolo Giorgi. They wanted to take all the fund of daily fantasy sports games but make it easy on the smart phone. The team borrowed some of the mechanics of the popular turn based games and applied them to the real money fantasy sports world.
Users can either play for free if they are confident in their team or they can play for real money. The users can choose from different stakes and levels of pay.