OpenSponsorship is a proven marketplace that connects brands to athletes from all sports. They’ve worked with over 15,000 brands, including leading brands like Verizon, Gillette, and Levi’s. OpenSponsorship has helped provide over $2M to athletes in the last year alone.
The marketplace’s network has surpassed 7,000 pro athletes looking to maximize their monetization potential, and have created over 9,000 deals. This collaboration will help streamline sponsorship opportunities to both professional and amateur athletes.
“With more than 460,000 NCAA student-athletes who will ultimately be eligible for sponsorship deals under NIL rules, we are excited to establish our platform as the premier marketplace for brands and athletes. OpenSponsorship’s network of 15K brands includes national, regional and local brands–all with a lot of interest in the college space,” said Ishveen Anand, OpenSponsorship CEO.
“Partnering with INFLCR will ensure we create a seamless process for athletes to manage NIL opportunities, while staying compliant.”
Athletes can find OpenSponsorship in the INFLCR Compliance Exchange, where they will be redirected to OpenSponsorship’s page to begin the signup process.
Education on ways to maximize an athlete’s NIL potential and insights on what brands look for in selecting influencers will be provided on INFLCR’s Storyteller Playbook.
Once on the OpenSponsorship platform, athletes will be directed to fill out their profile. Profiles will be visible to brands searching for influencers, and can be accessed by athletes through mobile or desktop.
Required reporting for collegiate athletes from all transactions will be automated through INFLCR’s Compliance Exchange.
“We know the value NCAA athletes will have with local and national brands, and we set out to partner with a marketplace leader. OpenSponsorship has generated millions of dollars for pro athletes, and now this partnership will help NCAA athletes. it’s important INFLCR stay vigilant in ensuring collegiate athletes remain compliant in resulting transactions,” said INFLCR Founder & CEO Jim Cavale.
“OpenSponsorship will provide real-time reporting to INFLCR’s Compliance Exchange on all transactions that occur for INFLCR athletes, giving them peace of mind that their eligibility will not be altered due to an opportunity to capitalize on their NIL.”