Clupik closes a 750k funding round with Iker Casillas and Sportboost as investors

Post by Noemí Peral, 26 de July de 2022
  • Clupik, a management platform for sports entities, will be co-invested by SportBoost, the accelerator founded by Iker Casillas.
  • The relationship between Clupik and SportBoost began with the challenge with the United Arab Emirates Football Federation (UAE FA) to digitise its entities.
  • This platform, present in 20 countries around the world, continues its international expansion. It allows institutions to save 75% of the time invested by the different departments.

 

Madrid, July 26th, 2022 - Clupik closes its second round of financing, raising €750,000 to continue its international expansion project. The Madrid-based startup, dedicated to the digitisation of sports entities, is already present in more than 20 countries in Europe and Latin America.

The sports club management platform has raised 500,000 euros in private capital thanks to co-investment from various Business Angels, including SportBoost, Iker Casillas' accelerator for the world of sport.

The relationship between Clupik and SportBoost began at the end of 2021 when the United Arab Emirates Football Federation (UAE FA) and Dubai Future Foundation launched a challenge to digitise their sports entities in which up to 100 companies from around the world participated. Clupik was the startup selected by SportBoost to develop the last phase of the project in Dubai.

Now SportBoost goes one step further in this relationship and decides to co-invest in Clupik betting on this comprehensive solution that increasingly helps more clubs and sports entities to make the final leap towards digitization with their own website and personalized app.

Iker Casillas assures that "at SportBoost we are very satisfied with the work Clupik has done with the United Arab Emirates Football Federation and Dubai Future Foundation. That is why we have not hesitated to accompany them in this international expansion. It is a very useful management tool for any sports organisation."

Thanks to this tool, sports institutions can save 75% of the time invested by the different departments, achieving a more efficient management.

Álvaro Herranz, CEO of Clupik, adds that "we are very happy with the trust and entry of Iker Casillas and the SportBoost team in Clupik. His knowledge and experience, together with the rest of the financing, will allow us to continue our growth and expansion, bringing us even closer to top level professional sport".

In addition, ENISA (Empresa Nacional de Innovación) has also placed its trust in this innovative business project by granting them a financial boost of an additional 240,000 euros.

With this capital, Clupik plans to consolidate its position in Europe and continue to expand the development of its management tool with new functionalities and integrations to reach a greater number of sport modalities around the world.

About Clupik

Clupik is a solution for the integrated management of sports clubs. A single tool that covers all the needs of the club (administration and management, communication, training, competitions and online shop), facilitating the definitive leap towards digitalisation with its own website and personalised app. Clupik allows you to connect all the groups of the club so that they are aware of all the news, enhance your visibility through multiple channels and generate new revenue streams.

  

About SportBoost

SportBoost is the international accelerator for the world of sport. It supports, accelerates and invests in startups that have a direct link to sport and technology with the aim of turning them into leading companies in their sectors. It makes the sports ecosystem available to them, accompanies them in their development as companies and attracts the necessary investment for their development. In addition, it supports corporate companies in their development of innovation and digitalisation as part of the innovation process.

LaLiga, main partner, Wayra, co-investor partner, ESIC Business & Marketing School, academic partner of entrepreneurship, accompany SportBoost in the search for and support of the leading startups in the Sports-Tech sector.

 

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