Jason Robins Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 14

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

Jason Robins General Information

Description

Mr. Jason Robins is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at DraftKings. He serves as Advisor at Mars Reel. He serves as Venture Advisor at Impellent Ventures. He serves as Advisor at DroneSeed & Autograph. He also serves as Strategic Advisor at DRIVE by DraftKings. He also serves as Advisor at Laylo. He serves as Special Advisor at Data Point Capital. He also serves as Board Member at Horizon Acquisition. He has quickly built a reputation for expanding DraftKings' reach across numerous platforms through wide-ranging, forward-thinking partnerships. Under his leadership, DraftKings became the first DFS company to sign a league partnership, with Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2013. Since then, the company has signed four additional league-wide partnerships, including the National Hockey League (NHL), NASCAR, MLS and UFC. DraftKings is also the exclusive partner of 12 National Football League (NFL) teams, seven National Basketball League (NBA) teams, 27 MLB teams and seven NHL teams. With a keen eye for opportunity, he led his company to partner with the 2015 Belmont Stakes when the world watched as American Pharoah won the first Triple Crown in 37 years. He has also spearheaded DraftKings' partnerships with major media outlets, including ESPN, FOX Sports and Bleacher Report; marquee facilities like Madison Square Garden, STAPLES Center, AT&T Stadium and Gillette Stadium and charitable events with golf icon Tiger Woods and NBA Champion Shane Battier. His work has been recognized by the media and his peers, both nationally and locally in the Boston region. Among his recent accolades, he was named to Fortune's 2015 "40 Under 40" list of the most influential people in business in September 2015, appearing on that issue's cover. Additional honors in 2015 include being named to Sports Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list and receiving the Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award for New England. Under his leadership, DraftKings has been named the Best Fantasy Sports Provider by iGaming North America (2015) and is a two-time winner of Bostinno's 50 On Fire Award (2014, 2015). Mr. Robins attended Duke University, where he received his degree in Economics and Computer Science. He serves as Advisor at YouStake.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 222 Berkeley Street
  • 5th floor
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Jason Robins Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Jackpot.com 09-Jan-2023 Later Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Wax 24-Jan-2022 00000 00000 0000 Other Insurance Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Playtertainment 09-Nov-2021 00000 00000 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Grow Credit 14-Sep-2021 00000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Sports Innovation Lab 30-Jul-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Laylo 26-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Ponto Software 01-Jan-2021 0000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Grow Credit 09-Jun-2020 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Million Studio 24-Apr-2020 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Extend 06-Nov-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000

Jason Robins Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Million Studio 06-Mar-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
Lottery.com 01-Oct-2021 0000000 000000 0000
Smack (Social/Platform Software) 01-May-2018 000000000000000000
QL Gaming 20-Apr-2017 000000000 00000000
Trumpit (Social/Platform Software) 30-Aug-2016 000000000000000000
Chef Nightly 16-Mar-2016 Out of Business
Rekindle 24-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Jason Robins Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jason Robins Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jason Robins Angel Investor 00 0 Boston, MA

Jason Robins Co-Investors (120)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Elysian Park Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sharp Alpha Advisors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Dallas Cowboys Football Club 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sapphire Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Jason Robins FAQs

  • Who is Jason Robins?

    Jason Robins is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jason Robins?

    Jason Robins is an angel investor.

  • What does Jason Robins do?

    As an angel investor, Jason Robins invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Jason Robins hold?

    Jason Robins holds a board seat in Extend.

  • What has Jason Robins invested in?

    Jason Robins has made numerous investments in companies like Jackpot.com, Wax, and Playtertainment within the Entertainment Software and Insurance industries.

  • What has Jason Robins invested in recently?

    Jason Robins's latest investment was on 09-Jan-2023 in Jackpot.com, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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