Fanatiz, 1190 Sports and Nunchee have officially announced this last Monday, April 26th the launch of Fz Sports, a global company that aims at serving as the main destination for monetization, digital interaction, and enjoyment of the best live and on demand sports content.
Based in Miami, with an international footprint covering more than 100 markets, and a multicultural team of more than 85 professionals in the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, Fz Sports is made up of Fanatiz, one of the sports content streaming platforms with the fastest and most growth worldwide; 1190 Sports, a company dedicated to the management and marketing of sports rights; and Nunchee, a company focused on providing technology and ‘know-how’ for the creation and operation of D2C streaming services, with a focus on sports content.
Fz Sport’s portfolio gathers more than 30 competitions including the Copa Conmebol Libertadores, Argentine Professional Football League, Brasileirao’s Series A & B (Brazilian Professional Football League), leagues from Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador, Ligue 1 of France, the British Basketball League, and others. The company also features more than 100 OTT streaming projects developed and distribution partnerships in over 100 territories.
‘In a market such as the sports world, where both brands and rights holders face limited alternatives of establishing a closer and more effective connection with consumers, Fz Sports stands out for its ability to link and add value to all members of the sports distribution ecosystem: investors, rights holders, brands, leagues, federations, and fans. We are very happy to be able to offer a comprehensive, robust, and differentiating alternative to the international market’, reported Matías Rivera, CEO and co-founder at Fz Sports.
Matias Rivera, is one of the confirmed speakers in the panel ‘The sports TV business in the new normality’, part of the second Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition, which will take place on Tuesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 5th. In turn, Nunchee is one of the companies that will sponsor the event.