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Legal Sports Betting from Your Phone

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Swoopt is the #1 Daily Fantasy Sports app. Daily Fantasy Sports is the legal alternative to sports betting in the US, a $380 Billion market. Swoopt hosts daily fantasy sports contests for betting players to participate in, taking 10% of the entry fees. Swoopt is made by ApptheGame, Inc.


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    Matthew Himelstein
    CEO, Co-founder

    Matthew leads marketing and business development efforts for the company. Matthew has over ten years experience working in consumer, sports and technology marketing. Matthew consulted with the NFL on its International Expansion plans, helping them identify new market opportunities for the next 10 years. Matthew also helped eBay launch the eBay Motors Android app. Matthew was an All-American football player at Columbia University. Columbia BA, Oxf

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    Michael Ferguson
    COO, Co-founder

    Michael worked at JP Morgan for four years before co-founding Geomium, a Top-25 Free app in Europe. Michael ran product for Geomium, leading the team to a selection for London Seedcamp and a winner in the TechCrunch European Pitch Battle. Michigan BA, Oxford MBA

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    Vladimir Kozyrev
    Tech Lead, Co-founder

    Vladimir scored in the Top 3 all-time on the i/o Ventures programming test prior to working at the Department of Homeland Security in the Gaming and Simulations sector. Vladimir was a Top 10 Swimmer at University of California- Santa Clara and received the Deans Award for an Android social meetup app that he built. UCSC Comp Sci

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    William Wright
    Lead Designer, Founding Team

    William has extensive web, mobile and traditional design experience. In addition to designing over eight mobile applications, William designed the Jester Chess Android app, an award-winning entry at the BeMyApp hackathon. Kentucky, BA


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    Cooley, LLP
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Previous Investors

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    Tandem Capital
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    i/o Ventures