Published On: Thursday, 10 August 2017
Kelowna's ProSmart Hits Bay Street
KELOWNA - ProSmart Enterprises Inc. (ProSmart) is the first Accelerate Okanagan client or alumni to be publicly trading on an exchange (TSXV: PROS). In a strategic move to access capital and broaden their service offering, ProSmart entered into an M&A transaction with a public company, Sora Capital Inc.
Through this transaction, ProSmart was able to integrate with Sora’s wholly-owned subsidiary, RosterBot Inc., a leading sports team management platform. The two companies connected for the first time at Metabridge in 2015 where RosterBot placed as a Top 15 Startup.
ProSmart is a Kelowna-based media company focused solely on the sports software marketplace. The company was founded on the simple belief that all grassroots sports participants (well over 1 billion youth and recreational participants worldwide) deserve equal access to the best supportive resources anytime and anywhere.
ProSmart supports coaches, managers, teams, players and families in over 1,500 registered governing bodies and associations spanning 100 different countries with a platform that blends player, coaching, and team development content supported by a diverse suite of team management tools.
To secure best-in-class content, ProSmart is consistently looking to strengthen their team of sports influencers and strategic advisors and as a result they have created a means for people like NHL Alumnus, Wendel Clark, to give back on a global scale.
“The tech scene in the Okanagan is quietly booming," says Ty Summach, ProSmart Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer. "Recent advancements like the new Okanagan Innovation Centre are boosting collaboration and driving growth, ultimately making this tech eco-system sustainable for the future. We're just excited to be a part of it all!
"The Accelerate Okanagan programs gave us access to a highly-qualified set of mentors who have the experience and know-how to coach us through the challenges of building a successful startup.”
ProSmart is proud to be part of the Okanagan tech community and although they now have offices in Vancouver and soon to be New York, ProSmart is committed to keeping their headquarters right here in downtown Kelowna.
With the transition to the public markets complete and an upgraded board of directors, ProSmart can now focus on the international launch of their new Football (Soccer) platform and the continued expansion of their portfolio of prominent brand, sponsors and advertising partners.