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Fantastec

polarheroes.com

Stage

Seed VC | Alive

Total Raised

$820K

Last Raised

$820K | 9 yrs ago

About Fantastec

Fantastec develops online and mobile educational games for kids. Its first title, Polar Heroes, is modeled after Disney's Club Penguin.

Headquarters Location

Finland

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Expert Collections containing Fantastec

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Fantastec is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Baby and Kids Tech.

B

Baby and Kids Tech

1,280 items

Companies developing tech-enabled products and services that primarily serve babies, children up to approximately 12 years old, and their parents.

G

Gaming

5,152 items

Gaming companies are defined as those developing technologies for the PC, console, mobile, and/or AR/VR video gaming market.

Latest Fantastec News

Football cards get on the Blockchain and Captain Kirk from Star Trek joins in too

May 14, 2019

Football cards get on the Blockchain and Captain Kirk from Star Trek joins in too Believe it or not the size of the global sports memorabilia industry is $5.4 Billion according to Forbes, so it is no surprise that   Fantastec have bought in PwC as their exclusive Blockchain Partner as it looks to target leading football clubs in England and Europe. The capacity that even the biggest clubs such as Arsenal football club at 60,260 is tiny, even if they are successful and manage to increase their stadium’s capacity to 90,000, compared to its global fan base. Arsenal followers: Source :https://travel.zeelo.co/the-top-15-biggest-and-most-supported-football-teams-in-the-world/ Football teams, given the size of their global fan base, are keen to explore ways that they can reach out to their fans, and doing this digitally is very cost effective and helps to explain clubs interest in Fantastec. This is a company which offers “digital football cards” (soccer cards for our cousins across The Pond) to collect and swap and then gain access to players videos and special memorabilia. Talking about Americans, Captain Kirk aka, William Shatner has just announced his involvement with Mattereum , a London based lawtech firm, who are also who are also addressing the issues around authenticity of memorabilia using Blockchain technology. These clubs are looking to generate greater fan engagement, as well as making money from additional merchandising, and using Fantastec’s SWAP platform are able to reach out to fans world-wide that are unable to attend matches. If Digital cards perform like their paper based ones, they could turn out to be a canny investment, as in the US the index of the top 500 baseball cards has beaten the S&P 500 since 2008 by two fold ! Last year Arsenal became the first Premier League football club to sponsor a firm that did an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) called Cash Bet, who raised $38 million for this California based firm, established in 2012.One wonders how long will it be before we see a major football team launch their own Digital currency as a way to further” lock in” and monetise their fans. Given the recent dominance of English football teams in the Champions league and the UEFA cup, where all four teams are English, and the dominance of UK as a fintech hub, it could be that a football team from England are the first to issue a Digital currency……. More about Irish Tech News We now get over 1.5 million monthly views, and up to 900k monthly unique visitors, from over 160 countries. We have over 860,000 relevant followers on Twitter on our various accounts & were recently described as Ireland’s leading online tech news site and Ireland’s answer to TechCrunch, so we can offer you a good audience! Since introducing desktop notifications a short time ago, which notify readers directly in their browser of new articles being published, over 16000 people have now signed up to receive them ensuring they are instantly kept up to date on all our latest content. Desktop notifications offer a unique method of serving content directly to verified readers and bypass the issue of content getting lost in people’s crowded news feeds. If you would like to have your company featured in the Irish Tech News Business Showcase, get in contact with us at [email protected] or on Twitter: @SimonCocking

Fantastec Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is Fantastec's latest funding round?

    Fantastec's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Fantastec raise?

    Fantastec raised a total of $820K.

  • Who are the investors of Fantastec?

    Investors of Fantastec include Booster Investment.

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