PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2017—Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys is not the only NFL executive investing in youth sports apps. iSport360, Inc., a revolutionary youth SportsTech startup announced today that Howie Roseman has become its newest investor and board advisor. In addition to his financial investment, Roseman will help spread awareness about iSport360’s one-of-a-kind player feedback platform. He'll also spread the company’s message of better sports-parenting and coaching.
Roseman will help spread awareness about iSport360’s message of better sports-parenting and coaching.
“iSport360 is helping kids be more successful in youth sports while educating parents and coaches, all causes that are dear to me,” said Roseman, who is currently an NFL Executive in Philadelphia.“I have always invested my time and money in organizations that help young athletes. iSport360 just happens to be one that is projected to grow 20X in the next 5 years. The decision to get involved was easy for me.”
“The decision to get involved was easy for me.”
Roseman has been an NFL executive in Philadelphia for 18 years. In 2010, at age 34, he became the youngest NFL executive to be named to the General Manager post in 30 years. He also represents the NFL on the Governing Board of the Global Sports Management Summit and is a member of Young President’s Organization (YPO). Roseman is active in Philadelphia-area organizations that help kids, including Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of America as well as USA Football and Pop Warner.
Howie's relationships and access will help iSport scale quickly.
“Howie brings relationships and a level of access in the professional sports community that will help iSport360 scale quickly,” said Ian Goldberg, Founder and CEO of iSport360. "Especially since we are developing a version of the iSport360 app for football, our 9th team sport, Howie’s network will be invaluable to the launch, marketing and scale of our football product.”
Launched in 2016, iSport360 is a startup in the incredibly fast-growing youth SportsTech category. Its app improves the youth sports experience for coaches, parents and kids. It does this by providing objective sports standards, a fair player evaluation tool and a platform for sharing ongoing feedback. The company has nearly 25,000 registered app users and subscribers to its informative, and frequently funny, sports-parenting newsletter. Its second round of funding set to close by July. Its investors include Silicon Valley angels, pro sports personalities and innovators in the entertainment and media industries. With the new investment, iSport360 will dramatically expand marketing campaigns and continue to pursue partnerships with professional sports teams, youth sport governing bodies and non-profit organizations that improve youth sports and sports parenting.
Founder and CEO, iSport360, Inc.