The Athletic

The Athletic Overview

Founded 2016
Founded
Status Private
Employees 500
Employees
Latest Deal Type Series D
Latest Deal Amount $55M
Latest Deal Amount
Investors 21

The Athletic General Information

Description

Provider of a subscription-based sports media platform designed to offer in-depth sports coverage and related information. The company's platform offers in-depth articles on local and national sports, that are free of advertisements, pop-ups and auto-play videos, enabling users to get authentic sports news and articles from talented local and national sports journalists, covering 35+ markets across North America.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • 525 Market Street
  • Suite 3000
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

The Athletic Timeline

2017201820192020
Date FoundedFinancing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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The Athletic Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Later Stage VC (Series D) 14-Jan-2020 $55M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 29-May-2019 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 29-Oct-2018 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 05-Mar-2018 0000 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 31-Jul-2017 00.00 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 15-Nov-2016 00.000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 22-Aug-2016 $120K $2.22M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) $2.1M $2.1M Completed Generating Revenue

The Athletic Cap Table

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Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series C-1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series A5 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A4 00,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A3 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A2 00,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A1 784,049 $0.000010 $0.03 $0.45 $0.45 1x $0.45 1.34%
Series A 5,524,746 $0.000010 $0.06 $1 $1 1x $1 9.46%

The Athletic Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
GiveMeSport Formerly PE-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 00.000 000000&0
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Ismaning, Germany 000 000.00 000000&0
0000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Los Angeles, CA 0 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
00000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 000 000000&0
000000 00000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 00000000000 00000

The Athletic Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Alex Mather Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Adam Hansmann Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member
Jacob Lee Strategic Finance & Growth Executive
Paul Fichtenbaum Chief Content Officer
Sid Tiwari Vice President, Strategy and Finance

1 Former Executive

The Athletic Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Adam Hansmann The Athletic Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Deepen Parikh Self Board Member 000 0000
Ian Doody Evolution Media Capital Board Member 000 0000
Napoleon Ta The Athletic Board Member 000 0000

The Athletic Investors (21)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Plus Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Powerhouse Capital Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bedrock Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Founders Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Advancit Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

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