Latest Benson Oak Ventures News
Sep 17, 2021
Aktivate , a New York-based sports technology platform, raised $7M in Seed funding. The round was led by Will Ventures with participation from Tal Ventures, Village Global, Benson Oak Ventures, angel investors Zeke Emanuel and Howard Morgan. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and accelerate its growth. Founded by serial entrepreneurs Hesky Kutscher and Dhruv Singh, Aktivate provides a SaaS based tecnology platform for K-12 schools to manage and fund scholastic sports. The system features administration and engagement tools to bring together student-athletes, their families, schools, and valued partners. Through recent acquisitions and integrations of Utah-based Register My Athlete and New York-based Sportz Ventures, Aktivate now powers student-athlete administration for over 1,300 K-12 schools and 1.5 million athletes across 30 states and has strategic relationships with numerous state athletic associations including Texas’ University Interscholastic League. The company has also named three education technology and sports industry leaders to key founding executive positions at the company. These include: Brian Cooley who joins as chief commercial officer Sara Petry who joins as chief product officer Shane Emmons who joins as chief technology officer. FinSMEs 17/09/2021
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