Reigning Champs Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,000

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $200M

Reigning Champs General Information


Operator of a path-to-college platform intended to help organize the transition of high school athletes to college. The company's platform maintains an active, multi-year relationship with student-athletes and their families that covers every key touchpoint on their path to college, enabling student-athletes to discover the right college, identify available roster spots, raise their profiles with college coaches and help secure scholarships to attend college.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Business/Productivity Software
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 1333 North Kingsbury Street
  • Floor 3
  • Chicago, IL 60642
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

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Reigning Champs Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 20-Apr-2021 $200M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 29-Nov-2017 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC 05-Oct-2016 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 21-Oct-2015 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 22-Apr-2015 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 10-Mar-2014 $11M $12.5M Completed Startup
1. Angel (individual) 29-Oct-2013 $1.5M $1.5M Completed Startup
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Reigning Champs Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Luke Zaientz Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Joel Grossman Chief Technology Officer
Russell Pillar Chairman & Co-Founder
Lisa Strasman Chief Operating Officer
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Reigning Champs Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Russell Pillar Reigning Champs Chairman & Co-Founder 000 0000
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Reigning Champs Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Reigning Champs Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Mubadala Investment Company Sovereign Wealth Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The Raine Group Merchant Banking Firm Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Reigning Champs Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000000000 08-Dec-2020 0000000000 Consulting Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Zcruit 12-Dec-2017 Buyout/LBO Business/Productivity Software
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Reigning Champs Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded Consulting Services (B2B) Chicago, IL 2019
000000 Business/Productivity Software Chicago, IL 0000
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