Fancurve is an original and user-friendly platform with bespoke virtual clothing scraps designed by highly skilled digital fashion designers. As a dressing room for the modern sports collector, Fancurve is a space to express fandom and prepare for the next adventure. With its community-driven ethos, Fancurve serves as an accessible Web3 launchpad for other fashion and lifestyle brands as they enter the growing metaverse.
Founded by Chris Chaney (C4+, OpTic Gaming/Houston Outlaws, Limitless Studios) and Andre Nestor (Dugout, Bologna FC, MP & Silva), Fancurve has assembled a team of talented employees with extensive experience in Web3, fashion, esports and traditional football, having worked with key industry leaders within these spaces. Its diverse global team is almost as international as football itself, with employees based in United States, Germany, France, Denmark, UK, Portugal, SpainSerbia, Nigeria and Pakistan.
“At Fancurve, we are focused on updating the meaning of sports fandom – for today’s digital world and redefining what it will become in the future,” said Chris Chaney, Founder and CEO of Fancurve. “Our priority is to create a reliable and engaging platform for our users as they explore the growing Web3 ecosystem. In doing so, we strive to be nothing less than the most portable digital platform great and most innovative for sports fans around the world.”
At launch, Fancurve raised a $6.25M seed round from a diverse sample of investors across the sports, tech and Web3 landscape. Led by Greenfield One, other key partners (among 42 investors in total) include Shima Capital, 6th Man Ventures, OneFootball, Reverb Ventures and Valhalla Capital, with angel investment from MP & Silva co-founder Carlo Pozzali leading of Sorare’s growth Brian O’Hagan and OneFootball CEO Lucas Von Cranach. Star footballers André Schürrle and Mario Götze also took part in the selection round. Together, their collective investment will support Fancurve’s future growth and offerings.
“The Fancurve team has thrilled us with their ambition and expertise in Web3, sports and fashion,” said Jascha Samadi, co-founder and partner at Greenfield One. “We’re proud to work with them as they champion and bring innovative sports fashion ideas to the metaverse.”
In May, Fancurve will unveil its initial drop suite, headlining a flagship partnership with a top La Liga football club. For the latest news and developments, join the Fancurve Discord and follow on TwitterInstagram and Discord.
Fancurve is a digital sports fashion platform that empowers fans to express their passions, personalities, and connection through premium digital sportswear. We develop unique collaborations that bring global communities together through their shared passion for football (soccer), culture and fashion.
By connecting fans with the best athletes, clubs, brands and designers in global culture, Fancurve is building a community that will shape the future of sports fashion. Fancurve will also serve as a Web3 launchpad for fashion and lifestyle brands and products to enter the metaverse.
Fancurve is backed by Greenfield One, Shima Capital, 6th Man Ventures, OneFootball and Reverb Ventures, with angel investment from MP & Silva co-founder Carlo Pozzali, Sorare’s Head of Growth Brian O’Hagan and OneFootball CEO Lucas Von Cranach, as well as investments from star footballers André Schürrle, Mario Götze and other investors from the crypto, sports and gaming industries.
SOURCE Fan Curve