Startup Profile Series: Fan Media Lets Fans Make Videos And Money

New technology from startup ventures is transforming the sports industry. The mission of this series will be to introduce startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience and allow Founders of promising new ventures to tell their story. Feel free to contact us if you know of a startup that should be considered for this series.

Company: Fan Media Network Inc.

CEO: Kirk Berridge

Headquarters: Dallas, Texas

1. What is your elevator pitch?   

Make videos and make money on Fan Media.

Fan Media is building a network of iPhone video correspondents, thru competition & viewer voting, for the top 200 NFL, NCAA, NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS teams as a social news organization.

2. Problem & Solution

Other social networks are closed, private networks. You would have to be friends with Chicago Bulls fans to see Bulls fan videos. Fan Media is an open network, anyone can check anyone out because sports fans don’t hide.

Social media is a free-for-all when it comes to fan videos. It lacks organization, purpose and incentives. Fan Media organizes the fans as professional media through competition, viewer voting, editorial direction and the opportunity to earn money and special access…

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