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Varsity News Network

VNN is the largest and fastest growing high school sports marketing platform in America.

  • Stage $5M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 40
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website varsitynewsnetwork.com

Company Summary

30-million Americans have a direct relative playing high school sports. Local media leaves over 95% of these consumers without the media coverage they demand. VNN’s platform streamlines communication for high school Athletic Directors, generating local media coverage in the process. This content aggregates an engaged audience, creating an easily segmented platform for hyper-local e-commerce and local, regional and national advertising.

Team

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    Ryan H Vaughn
    CEO

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    Randy Hagg
    VP Sales

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    Mark Boudreau
    CTO

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    Chris Shidler
    Midwest Director of Sales

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    Erik Alburg
    Senior Developer

Advisors

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    Harvey Koning, Varnum
    Lawyer
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    Tom Buschert, Thomas W. Buschert CPA
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    RSL Venture Partners
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    StartGarden; Ann Arbor SPARK
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    Grand Angels; Northern Michigan Angels
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