April 15, 2021

Harsha Bhogle invests in Fantasy Akhada

PUNE: Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has invested an undisclosed sum in Fantasy Akhada, a fantasy sports activities platform, stated the corporate. Bhogle may even be the model ambassador for the sports activities startup for the following two years. To date, the corporate has raised $175,000 from angel buyers.

Arrange in January 2020, Fantasy Akhada stated it has over one lakh clients. “It is a long-term partnership whereby other than being the face of the model, he may even information us on this journey due to his huge expertise and in-depth data on the earth of sports activities, particularly Cricket. We’re additionally very positive that his understanding of fan behaviour/preferences and powerful enterprise background will assist us in planning the following part of development for our startup,” stated Amit Purohit, Founder, Fantasy Akhada.

The corporate now plans to speed up its development within the conventional each day fantasy sports activities format and increase its scope by driving engagement by way of completely different sport play choices.

“I’ve at all times been inquisitive about fantasy sport as a result of it permits followers to check their wits in opposition to others and permit them to be extra concerned. Fantasy Akhada is an initiative of hard-core sports activities lovers who perceive the fan and fantasy sport and I get pleasure from seeing younger, pushed individuals attempting to maneuver forward. I hope Fantasy Akhada will change into a platform the place followers can congregate and revel in taking part in fantasy sport,” stated Bhogle. Fantasy Akhada has been rising by greater than 100% month on month submit the lockdown on sports activities ended globally and intends to money in on the upcoming IPL2020 and cricket calendar to development sooner.