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

Multi-Media Company Partners with Startup Program to Promote Industry Innovation 

Washington, D.C.NAB Show today announced that Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country’s largest television station groups, has joined SPROCKIT 2014 as a corporate member. Through this partnership, Hearst will play an active role in SPROCKIT, a startup program that brings together entrepreneurs and industry leaders to spur innovation in media and entertainment.   Read More

– Media Company Partners with Startup Program to Promote Entrepreneurs and Innovation –

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAB Show and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that it has joined SPROCKIT 2014 as a founding corporate member. Through this partnership, Univision will play an active role in the startup program that brings together entrepreneurs and industry leaders to spur innovation in media and entertainment. Read More

SPROCKIT has announced it is now accepting applications for the NAB 2014 show, taking place April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. There announcement says:

SPROCKIT will showcase up to 30 market-ready companies at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 5-10, 2014. At the NAB Show, inside the SPROCKIT  “Hub,”companies have dedicated space to showcase their products and technologies. Each SPROCKIT company presents on-stage in front of NAB Show attendees, and has access to private corner-office suites, in the SPROCKIT , for one-on-one meetings with leading executives.  Additionally, there is a SPROCKIT Awards Ceremony and VIP Reception. Read More

Washington, D.C. — The NAB Show and World Series of Start-Ups, LLC — both headquartered in the DC area — announced on Wednesday that they are accepting applications from startup companies to participate in SPROCKIT 2014, a program that showcases media and entertainment startups. Created in partnership with World Series of Startups, LLC and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), SPROCKIT is supported by Springboard Enterprises,New Vantage Group, and other organizations. “SPROCKIT takes the most innovative, market-ready startups and provides front-and-center visibility and fosters relationships with industry icons,” said Harry Glazer, founder and CEO of World Series of Start-Ups LLC.