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Founded Year



Acquired | Acquired

About Fantasy Sports Ventures

Fantasy Sports Ventures is an integrated marketing and media company with a focus on fantasy sports.In January 2012, Fantasy Sports Ventures was acquired by Gannett through USA TODAY Sports Media Group. The valuation of Fantasy Sprots Ventures was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Fantasy Sports Ventures Headquarter Location

1500 Broadway Suite 810

New York, New York, 10036,

United States

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Latest Fantasy Sports Ventures News

Gannett Buys Big Lead Sports Owner Fantasy Sports Ventures

Jan 24, 2012

Gannett Buys Big Lead Sports Owner Fantasy Sports Ventures January 24, 2012 at 6:13 am PT Print Gannett has bought Fantasy Sports Ventures, a Web sports network best known for its Big Lead Sports site. Gannett invested in Fantasy Sports back in 2008. Gannett doesn’t disclose a purchase price in the press release announcing the deal, but notes that it was already a “significant minority shareholder” in Fantasy Sports. Chris Russo, who founded the property in 2006, says he’ll stay on as chief executive; almost all of his two dozen full-time employees will come aboard to Gannett, as well. Fantasy Sports has more than 19 million unique users, and Gannett says that combining them with the audience for its existing sports sites will make it one of the Web’s top five sites. Boutique bank Mesa Global worked on the transaction. Tagged with: Big Lead Sports, Fantasy Sports Ventures, Gannett

  • When was Fantasy Sports Ventures founded?

    Fantasy Sports Ventures was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Fantasy Sports Ventures's headquarters?

    Fantasy Sports Ventures's headquarters is located at 1500 Broadway, New York.

  • What is Fantasy Sports Ventures's latest funding round?

    Fantasy Sports Ventures's latest funding round is Acquired.

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