AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ballogy Inc., the innovative software company revolutionizing the way youth and amateur athletes prepare for their sports, announced today that it has completed a $6 million round of Series A financing to further accelerate the company’s impressive growth and adoption of its development and analytics app for amateur athletes. With the $6 million investment, Ballogy has now raised a total of $9.5 million.
The funding round included participation from Pro Golfer William Martindale, Foot Locker Board Member Gil Marmol, former COO of the NCAA James Isch, former President and CEO of the Milwaukee Brewers and Foot Locker Board Member Ulice Payne Jr., Gary Harris of the Orlando Magic, former professional baseball player Rocky Turner, Co-founder and Chairman of Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC Napoleon Brandford III, Jones & Spross PLLC, and FiveRivers Technologies.
Ballogy is a unique tracking and analytics app with a built-in certified assessment program that enables youth and amateur basketball players at any skill level to track their development and measurably improve their skills. Ballogy offers a development plan for all athletes at any stage in their basketball journey.
In addition to providing objective measurement and tracking, Ballogy provides an engaging and accessible forum for individual players to connect, compete, network, and share with coaches, schools and teammates, giving young athletes visibility and access to a growing global basketball community.
“With the support of our investing partners and our talented team, we can continue our mission to inspire athletic growth and development in all youth and amateur athletes anywhere in the world,” said Todd Young, president and CEO of Ballogy. “This investment is a great vote of confidence in our company, and we plan to use the funding to continue developing our world class youth athletic skills development, measurement and exposure platform.”
Ballogy was recently named the official performance analytics app for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Basketball (NAIA), an organization that represents 400 small collegiate institutions, including more than 77,000 student-athletes.
Ballogy is an innovative software company revolutionizing the way youth and amateur athletes prepare for their sports. Ballogy’s unique performance tracking and analysis app and built-in certified testing program, enable young athletes to measure and evaluate their athletic development and improve their skills at every level of the game. Ballogy also provides a forum for individual players to connect, compete, network, and share with coaches, schools and teammates, via an easy-to-use app, giving young athletes visibility and access like never before. The Ballogy app is currently available for free in Google Play and the App Store. www.ballogy.com