FanShare Sports wins FSTA Elevator Pitch

Released: February 20th, 2017

Andrew and Devon Rutherford picking up the 2017 FSTA elevator pitch award

On January 24th, 2017 FanShare Sports was announced as the winner of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association ("FSTA") Elevator Pitch Award at the 2017 FSTA Winter Conference in Nashville, TN. The conference was attended by 250 delegates from across the fantasy sports industry.

The Elevator Pitch Award is awarded to the next up-and-coming fantasy business who showcases their revolutionary product or service as voted on by their peers as being the most innovative.

"Vela Wood congratulates FanShare Sports for winning the 2017 Winter Elevator Pitch Competition. Vela Wood is proud to partner with the FSTA and to support emerging businesses in the fantasy sports space."

Kevin Vela, founding partner of Vela Wood, the competition sponsor

About FanShare Sports

Founded in early 2016, FanShare Sports is a rapidly growing company based in Ottawa, Canada offering tools for the emerging daily fantasy sports industry. As much fun as they are, daily fantasy sports ("DFS") can be time consuming. With an ever-growing amount of DFS content available across various mediums, it can be overwhelming trying to digest it all. At FanShare Sports, we curate content from a variety of sources into a single, streamlined NewsFeed, filtering out the noise, and helping you see the "big picture" in a couple of clicks.

"We are extremely pleased to have won this competition. To have been recognized by our industry peers is a great piece of validation of our vision of making daily fantasy sports ("DFS") content more efficient to digest. We look forward to building momentum from this win as we continue to build out our innovative and truly unique platform for DFS enthusiasts."

Andrew Rutherford, founder and CEO of FanShare Sports

FanShare Sports currently offers DFS tools for NFL football and PGA golf, with plans to launch additional sports in the near future. Sign up now at

About the FSTA

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association ("FSTA") is the voice for over 57 million fantasy sports players in the United States and Canada, and for the companies that provide services, news, information and competition to support this growing industry. Founded in 1998, FSTA is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of fantasy sports companies. We welcome your interest in helping us grow and reporting on fantasy sports, in turn, helping to protect the interests of our players and our member companies. FSTA provides the tools and resources needed to expand upon your knowledge of fantasy sports.

Media inquiries

Fantasy Sports Trade Association
Megan Van Patten
P: 312-771-7019
FanShare Sports, Inc.
Andrew Rutherford
Founder, CEO
P: 613-464-8775