FansUnite is created by bettors, for bettors, and was founded with the mission to improve conditions for sports bettors everywhere. We are revolutionizing the sports betting industry by harnessing the power of blockchain technology to provide cheaper, more secure, verifiable and transparent betting. FansUnite aims to be the first regulatory compliant social sportsbook, with an industry leading 1% margin, and a community of fellow bettors striving to make your betting experience increasingly profitable. We believe the value proposition posed by FansUnite of better odds, community building incentives and verifiable results on the blockchain will prove highly compelling to potential token holders and members of the platform.
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January 16, 2014 - FansUnite.com Inception, $250K Seed Funding
Fansunite.com, a social sportsbook utilizing a virtual currency set out to disrupt the Sports Handicapping industry by allowing bettors to track their picks and follow other bettors with the ultimate goal of becoming more profitable.
September 1, 2014 - Alpha Launch FansUnite.com
Launched first iteration of the platform which grows to 5,000 bettors.
April 22, 2015 - Beta Launch FansUnite.com
Launched full redesign of the platform with new UI and better analytics for betting performance that helped us reach 25,000 bettors.
January 1, 2016 - Boomtown Accelerator Program
Boomtown is a Boulder, Colorado, USA base 12-week startup accelerator program working with a selected group of promising startups to optimize, revolutionize, and accelerate their development and growth.
March 10, 2016 - Full Platform Launch FansUnite.com
FansUnite launches in it's current iteration, helping it grow to just over 100,000 bettors before acquisition.
August 22, 2016 - Victory Square Technologies announces acquisition of FansUnite Media Inc. for $2M in consideration.
More information about the acquisition by Victory Square Technologies (formerly known as Fanstasy 6 Sports Inc.) can be found here: http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/fantasy-6-completes-acquisition-of-fansunite-social-sports-data-company-and-platform-cse-fys-2156994.htm
September 1, 2016 - Strategic Partnership with BTL Group
FansUnite launches a partnership with SecurePlay, a BTL Group subsidiary, to incorporate blockchain technology to add additional layer of security and transparency to their contests.
June 30, 2017 - Launch FansUnite.io
Launched FansUnite.io with intention to create first blockchain-enabled sportsbook with best odds in history!
September 11, 2017 - Incorporation
Incorporated FansUnite Limited in gaming friendly jurisdiction of Gibraltar.
September 25, 2017 - Formal Announcement of Token Generation Event
Darius Eghdami, CEO, announces FansUnite platform and intended token generation event at World Blockchain Forum, London. Read more about it here: https://medium.com/fansunite/fansunite-world-blockchain-forum-announcement-58c62bebef7e
September 26, 2017 - Announcement on BitcoinTalk
Launch ANN Thread on BitcoinTalk.
October 2, 2017 - Launched Bounty Program
Launched FansUnite Bounty Program on BitcoinTalk and FansUnite website, including campaigns for: Reddit, Twitter, BitcoinTalk and Translations.
October 9, 2017 - Reached 500 in our Slack
We're thrilled with all the feedback and support we've received from our community so far.
October 16, 2017 - Partnership with SaberCruncher
An exciting development for our team, we've partnered with Stephen Rothwell who will be our Head Trader for the FansUnite platform.
Q4 2017 - Baseball Data Services
Development of our bookmaking service is well under way. The great news about developing in Vancouver B.C is that the rainy season keeps us indoors and working hard! Here are some milestones to look forward to from the team:
- We recently acquired a machine learning research team and will be releasing some interesting data services to our customers. In mid-November, our FansUnite community can look forward to our first data service, Sabercruncher.com designed to deliver hordes of never seen before MLB betting data to our customers.
- Bounty is on! Look forward to some pretty sweet swag fantasy contests which queue you up with some free FAN Tokens for the upcoming launch!
Q1 2018 - Token Generation Event
FAN tokens will be made available in public token generation event, more information coming soon with the release of our Token Information document.
February, 2018 - Basketball Data Services
As we ramp up for launch work we will be releasing our data services for Basketball. Look forward to a most excellent API where you can get all kinds of court data from our machine learning team!
March, 2018 - Smart Contract Development
The Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts will be the used to facilitate trustless betting. The primary objectives for this phase will include, but not be limited to, the following: development of smart contracts, integration of an oracle service (such as Oraclize) and integration with the managed server.
March 1, 2018 - Walkthrough Demo
We will be demonstrating a full walkthrough of our beta site for MLB money line, run line, parlay, props and exotics. We will be releasing videos going step by step through our betting process and showing bettors how easy it is to get money in and out of our platform.
April, 2018 - Oracle/API Feed Development
The managed server will handle information that isn’t pertinent to facilitate trustless betting and will be the backbone of the web and client applications. The primary objectives for this phase will include, but not be limited to, the following: integration of third-party API feeds for sports betting data, database design and platform API design & development.
April 1, 2018 - Alpha Launch on TestNet
To ensure our full launch is smooth, we will be asking our members to try betting some baseball for FAN Token rewards. We believe in community feedback so we will allow users to stress test the system and ensure our betting smart contract holds up for the entire MLB season leading up to launch.
June, 2018 - Closed Beta Launch for World Cup on MainNet
How can we not let our bettors bet on the beautiful game? We will be launching a closed Beta for the World Cup where people will be wagering with real FAN tokens! We will also be testing KYC requirements for bettors during this time and ensuring we are able to incorporate this with minimal effort and documentation required. We are incredibly excited to take bets on such a big event.
August, 2018 - NFL Data Services
Our machine learning team will release years of unique data to help our users bet gridiron with confidence. We are committed to educating all FAN bettors with the very best in class data that historically only syndicates could use.
September, 2018 - Full Beta Release of Web Platform
Our first focus is on the BIG 5. NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and major soccer leagues covering the whole range of bets as a hybrid Exchange/Bookmakers model. At this point we will start taking FAN Tokens and grading bets focusing on traditional wager types, exotics and props. Development will be mobile first, so you will be able to place your bets from your desktop, tablet or phone.
December, 2018 - Social Components Integration
Components that will be completed during this phase of development include:
- Member profiles
- Metrics Analyzing Betting History
January, 2019 - Full Web Platform Launch
FansUnite will expand it's product offering from the Big 5 to other international sports including tennis, cricket, rugby, combat sports, eSports and more.
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