Post-closing their pre-seed funding of USD 400,000, the model goals to leverage Baljit’s phenomenal monitor document with the Indian and Asian soccer ecosystem to additional prolong partnership with fan-focused groups
In a bid to strengthen its management sphere, SportZchain, India’s first and solely blockchain-based fan engagement platform connecting followers and sports activities groups on a single desk, has onboarded Baljit Rihal as Head of Football Partnerships (India). Baljit will even be working carefully with the advisory board to make sure the partnerships and fan engagement run easily. After securing pre-seed funding of USD 400,000 in October, SportZchain has been vigorously working in direction of including extra fan-focused groups of their portfolio and creating an unparalleled blockchain-based utility to intensify the present infrastructure. The current onboarding of Baljit will additional substantiate the model’s stronghold within the area of interest ecosystem of fan-favourite sports activities groups.
Baljit is a famend identify within the hitherto soccer market by way of his actions as the CEO of Inventive Sports, a worldwide consultancy specialising in rising sports activities markets. He is a passionate sports activities entrepreneur with an influential business presence constructed over 10 years throughout the UK, Europe and India. Baljit, a Masters graduate from City University London, based the Asian Football Awards in 2013 supported by the Football Association and subsequently the Asian Cricket Awards which held its inaugural occasion at Lords in 2014. He can be a well known soccer agent, having licenses with the English FA and All India Football Federation alongside his accreditation with the England and Wales Cricket Board. Inventive Sports presently handle a quantity of Indian and worldwide purchasers competing within the Indian Super League as effectively as rising cricket expertise globally.
Speaking about this newest addition, Siddharth Jaiswal, CEO and Founder of SportZchain, mentioned, “Baljit’s extensive experience and expertise in the Indian and Asian football landscape make him the perfect fit for SportZchain’s ambition to partner with fan-focused teams. Seeing his relationship with top Indian football teams in India and talents, built on the back of a decade of trust and hard work, Baljit is an obvious choice to lead football partnerships in India. We look forward to working with him in this exciting and fast-paced world of sports tokens and NFTs.”
Commenting about this new position, Baljit Rihal, newly-appointed advisor and Head of Football Partnerships (India), SportZchain, mentioned, “Fans across the world have passion in abundance when it comes to supporting their teams. This is particularly evident in India’s rapidly expanding sports ecosystem. Fans are a team’s greatest asset, and by using the blockchain-based platform by SportZchain, clubs can revolutionise their engagement with supporters through token offerings, NFTs and gamification. It’s a win-win situation as it empowers fans and increases revenue potential for teams at the same time. I am delighted to join SportZchain at this exhilarating time when cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are being graciously embraced. The goal is to drive fan engagement, attract sponsors and innovatively engage a global market.”
Incepted in March 2021, SportZchain is a Singapore-based startup based by Siddharth Jaiswal, a Mumbai-based serial entrepreneur. The basis of the platform was laid with a powerful perception that sports activities fanatics and followers rightfully deserve a proper to be heard by their favoured sports activities groups. The platform affords followers an opportunity to assist make their favorite groups the suitable selections by way of voting powers whereas concurrently reaping some monetary advantages by buying branded sports activities tokens.
Supported by a unprecedented crew consisting of business consultants such as Ajeet Khurana (Ex-CXO of Zebpay and Head of Blockchain & Crypto Committee, India), Suhail Chandok (Star Sports TV Presenter, Analyst & Commentator – IPL, ICC Cricket, World Cups, Pro Kabaddi, Wimbledon, and so on.) and Oksana Belousova (CEO of Fenix Technology), SportZchain goals to create a tangible bridge between sports activities followers and the their favorite groups.
SportZchain is a blockchain-powered platform for followers to crowd-manage their favorite groups, video games, leagues, occasions, and extra. A platform that gives followers a direct energy to not solely comply with & work together however actively ENGAGE and PARTICIPATE in numerous binding and non-binding selections of the crew. SportZchain offers sports activities groups & leagues with blockchain-based instruments to assist them higher have interaction & monetize their audiences. We assist sports activities crew to create ‘INVESTED FAN’ base and declutter noise current in present social media platforms.