I wanted to offer up The Whistle’s help as a “SPROCKIT Success Story” from the ’13 inaugural class.

In addition to being one of the easiest SPROCKIT classes to explain (the first pro sports network for young fans), we’ve had a particularly great start to 2014 – launching the first sports Multi Channel Network on YouTube on Jan 1 with over two million subscribers.  

In the few weeks that followed, we added several new top-tier channel partners, added an additional one million subscribers and were proud to add Major League Baseball as our latest pro league equity partner, joining the NFL, PGA Tour and NASCAR and a half dozen others.

Washington, D.C. – NAB Show organizers today announced the first round of startups selected to participate inSPROCKIT 2014. These startup companies will collaborate with and present before influencers and decision-makers in media and entertainment at the 2014 NAB Show, the world’s leading convention for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms, scheduled for April 5-10 2014 in Las Vegas. Read More

When their Harvard dorm room lacked cable TV, seniors Nicholas Krasney and Tuan Ho plastered the walls with Reynolds Wrap on the hunch that the makeshift satellite dish could pick up TV signals and deliver them wirelessly to their laptops via a jerry-rigged server. Remarkably, it worked. “Our friends saw what we were doing and said, ‘That’s cool–can we have access to that too?'” Ho says. Read More