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The Athletic Stock

Subscription-based sports media publisher



Notable Investors

Founders Fund


San Francisco CA, US

Total Funding


About The Athletic Stock

Backed by Precursor Ventures, Y Combinator and other early-stage investors, The Athletic is a subscription-based, local-focused sports media brand targeting the premium fan segment. The Company aspires to be the most credible voice in sports media by combining privileged locker room access with a deep reliance on analytics and led by an experienced staff of professional sportswriters. The company is currently live in two markets, Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area, and was founded in 2016.


Funding History

July 2017$5.5M
July 2017$350K
July 2017$25K
July 2017$2.1M
July 2017$25K
July 2017$100K
March 2018$25.9M
October 2018$40.3M
May 2019$21.8M
January 2020$75.0M


Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Alex Mather


Adam Hansmann

Chief Content Officer

Paul Fichtenbaum


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