Leading Mobile Gaming App Developer PrePlay Sports Taps Farpoint Ventures to Spearhead Entry into Japan Market


PrePlay CEO Andrew Daines (left) and Farpoint Managing Director Jim Ryan (right)

PrePlay CEO Andrew Daines (left) and Farpoint Managing Director Jim Ryan (right)

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

New York, NY and Boston, MA

PrePlay, Inc., the leading developer of “second screen” predictive mobile games, and Farpoint Ventures LLC, a leading provider of venture finance and international sales and marketing outsourcing services, announced today that they have entered into a three-year agreement to develop the Japan market.

Under the agreement, Farpoint Ventures will act as an extension of PrePlay’s sales and marketing team to recruit and sign licensees of PrePlay’s gaming technology in Japan. Farpoint will also be responsible for product localization and technical support through its Tokyo office.

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“PrePlay is already the official predictive gaming app of Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, and just announced the release of CBS Sports PrePlay which will offer PrePlay’s exciting gaming experience for all Pro and many college football games. International expansion is a natural next step for us,” said PrePlay CEO Andrew Daines.

“Japan is the second-largest baseball market in the world,” said James Ryan, Managing Partner of Farpoint Ventures LLC. “As a baseball fan who spent 12 years in Japan, I am personally quite excited to be working with PrePlay to bring their technology to sports fans all over Japan.”

About PrePlay Sports

PrePlay is the world’s leading predictive game studio. We create mobile and tablet games designed and engineered to enhance the experience of watching sports, reality, talent, and award shows on TV. PrePlay users compete in worldwide social contests that involve predicting the outcomes of events they are watching unfold on live TV.

Media Contact: Andrew Daines
Email: Andrew@preplaysports.com
Phone: 646 678 5326

About Farpoint Ventures LLC

Farpoint Ventures is a venture finance fund with a unique services platform that quickly develops global markets for its portfolio of venture-backed technology companies. Farpoint’s global network of experienced technology sales professionals can quickly bring a product to markets from Asia to Africa, Europe to the Middle East and the United States to Latin America, developing sales channels, reseller networks and bringing in international revenues years ahead of when most startups would have the resources to go global on their own. Farpoint’s US headquarters is in Boston, MA.

Media Contact: Veronica Hynes
Email: press@farpointventures.com
Phone: (617) 300-0708

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