ProSmart Launches Sportgo Brand and New Technology Platforms
Sportgo integrates rapidly-growing online network with specialized tools, sharing and educational resources for sports fans, teams and brands
KELOWNA, BC - May 7, 2018 - ProSmart Enterprises Inc. (TSXV:PROS) ("ProSmart" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the two-phase launch of SportgoTM (www.sportgo.com) - the first globally accessible digital platform designed for sports fans, teams and brands. With phase one now live, SportgoTM combines ProSmart's online network with a comprehensive suite of tools and exclusive content, offering:
- Learning - with an industry-leading sports training and education system.
- Sharing - enabling users to post stories, pictures and videos that resonate with their sports community and invite friends and family members to follow teams and athletes.
- Fan tools - such as accessing the latest game results from over 325,000 sporting events worldwide and accessing exclusive content published by their favorite sports professionals.
- Connectivity - to help users to link up with sports teams and groups or to create their own for their friends to join.
- Management - team and event management tools for youth and community-focused sports.
In addition, professional clubs (like the Vancouver Canucks and other ProSmart partners), as well as influencers, associations, governing bodies, schools, academies, public causes, sports brands and media companies, will be able to:
- Increase fan engagement by publishing their own unique sports articles and educational content.
- Tell their stories and strengthen their brands through their own personalized group pages.
- Grow their followers by sharing photos, videos, updates and events through their timeline and newsfeed.
- Attach their own sponsors to their personalized group page in order to increase revenue.
- Publish, promote and track custom advertising campaigns in order to expand their reach.
Says Alan Schuler, CEO and Co-Founder of ProSmart, "As Facebook connects friends and families and LinkedIn connects business people, Sportgo aims to be the #1 destination for sports enthusiasts. To achieve this, we have integrated the ProSmart online network - which has experienced over 1000% growth in user numbers in the past two years - with proprietary tools, exclusive content and new sharing and connectivity features. The result is an ecosystem of resources that enriches players and fans alike."
Phase one launched on May 1st, 2018 and is the complete integration and rebranding of ProSmart's player development system with RosterBot's full suite of team and league management tools. Coaches and players have access to customizable practice plans, animated drills, and HD skills videos. Managers and parents have access to automated event calendars, instant messaging and payment collection tools. Lastly, leagues have access to powerful and easy-to-use club communication, scheduling and registration systems.
Phase two (Fall, 2018) is the scheduled launch of the full suite of content creation, sharing and fan connectivity tools, as well as a proprietary fan development system and sports marketplace engine. Together, this centralized functionality will greatly enhance the company's ability to acquire, activate, engage and monetize its community in to the future.
On behalf of ProSmart Enterprises Inc.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
About ProSmart Enterprises Inc.
ProSmart Enterprises Inc. (TSX-V:PROS) is the parent company of Sportgo, a global online network connecting sports fans, teams and brands and is an emerging leader in sports content marketing through online tools and mobile apps. Sportgo works with over 1,500 governing bodies in more than 100 countries and provides unprecedented access to the $1.3 trillion sports market through its proprietary Marketplace Engine. Sportgo is also the first-and-only online network to provide educational content created exclusively by hall-of-fame and professional athletes, which has been a key driver in user growth.
For more information on ProSmart and SportgoTM, please visit the following links:
ProSmart Enterprises Inc. -- http://prosmartinc.com
SportgoTM -- https://www.sportgo.com/
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