FanCode, adjudged ‘Best Sports Start-up’ at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019
Launched in March 2019, FanCode has over 10 million app downloads
Mumbai, December 16, 2019 – FanCode, a multi-sport aggregator platform for the sports fan, has been adjudged as the ‘Best Sports Start-up’ at the recently concluded FICCI India Sports Awards 2019. Launched in March 2019, FanCode is co-founded by sports industry veterans Yannick Colaco and Prasana Krishnan.
Today, with more than 10 million app downloads, FanCode offers a personalised, curated sports experience across live streaming, news, live match scores, in-depth game analysis and fantasy sports statistics & tips, all on a single platform. To bridge the gap between sports fans and their favourite sports, FanCode collaborates with leading mainstream sports broadcasters and OTT platforms to supplement their core audience reach, help them monetise their long-tail sports content and broad-base their overall sports coverage.
Yannick Colaco, Co-Founder of FanCode added, “FanCode is a result of the evolving pattern of sports consumption in India and our vision is to provide a truly immersive and comprehensive sports experience to all avid sports fans. We are partnering with various stakeholders, from sports leagues and OTT platforms to sports content creators to help them reach their core target audience – sports fans. Our journey has just begun and we’re looking forward to exciting times ahead. I am thankful to FICCI for recognizing and honouring our work with such a prestigious award.”
Speaking about the achievement, Prasana Krishnan, Co-Founder of FanCode said, “To be recognized for our efforts by FICCI at a nascent stage is a testament to all the effort and hard work our team has put in to create a superior multi-sports app that truly engages avid sports fans in a myriad of ways. We remain committed to delivering a great multi-sports experience by providing unmatched services, thereby building communities of highly engaged sports fans.”
The FICCI India Sports Awards 2019 are a part of the 9th Global Sports Summit “TURF 2019” International Convention on the Business of Sports organized by FICCI and are an attempt by FICCI to acknowledge the contribution and felicitate the Olympics sports achievers and the various other stakeholders who do exceptional work in the promotion of sports and bring pride to the nation.
FanCode is a multi-sport aggregator platform for every sports fan, focusing on long-tail sports content and contextual commerce. Founded by sports industry veterans Yannick Colaco and Prasana Krishnan in March 2019, FanCode offers a personalised, curated sports experience across live streaming, news, live match scores, in-depth game analysis and fantasy sports statistics & tips.
A fragmented market exists wherein fans seeking multi-sports content and commerce have to access different single-sport platforms. FanCode aims to cater to the underserved avid sports fans by partnering with long-tail sports leagues across cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, volleyball etc.
FanCode has partnered with the Bangladesh Premier League, Mzansi Super League, T20 Vitality Blast, Jupiler Pro League, Eredivisie, European Cricket League, Super50 Cup, FIBA Basketball World Cup, FIVB Volleyball World Cup, International Champions Cup, the NBA and seven IPL teams. FanCode also collaborates with leading mainstream sports broadcasters and OTT platforms to supplement their core audience reach, helping them monetise their long-tail sports content and broad-base their overall sports coverage.
From the house of Sporta Technologies (the parent company of Dream11), FanCode has already amassed over 1 crore+ app installs and won the “Best Sports Startup” award at FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.