Sports, Games, and Social Media

About FSV

Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc. (FSV) owns and operates Big Lead Sports by FSV, a leading web property with coverage across all major sports. Since its founding in 2006, FSV has aggregated more than 600 owned and affiliated sites, providing distinctive coverage of football, baseball, basketball, auto racing, hockey, soccer, college sports, and fantasy sports. In December, 2009, FSV reached more than 15 million unique users according to comScore, placing the company in the top 5 among all U.S. sports sites.

Leveraging its large, highly engaged audience, FSV develops custom digital marketing programs for leading national advertisers such as Sprint, Coors, Coke, McDonald's, Gillette, and many others. Most FSV custom programs combine online media with content modules, games, widgets, and/or social media tools. By providing unique and creative solutions, FSV enables its brand partners to achieve strong results, efficient reach, and a truly differentiated position in the marketplace.

FSV Timeline
  • October, 2006 FSV is founded; FSV acquires HoopsWorld.com
  • December, 2006 FSV acquires KFFL.com
  • July, 2007 FSV acquires Intersport, Inc./TheHuddle.com
  • December, 2007 FSV acquires HoopsHype.com
  • March, 2008 FSV completes strategic funding with Gannett/USA Today
  • April, 2008 FSV acquires Shandler Enterprises/BaseballHQ.com
  • December, 2008 FSV reaches more than 10 million unique users (comScore)
  • January, 2009 FSV acquires minority stake in Sports Reference LLC
  • February, 2009 FSV nominated by Sports Business Journal for “Best in Digital Sports Media Award”
  • May, 2009 FSV launches social media unit
  • July, 2009 FSV acquires 25 fantasy games via transaction with RT Sports
  • December, 2009 FSV reaches more than 15 million unique users (comScore)
  • June, 2010 FSV acquires TheBigLead.com
  • December, 2010 FSV reaches more than 19 million unique users (comScore)