SidelineSwap, the online marketplace for sports gear and equipment, today announces a $2 million seed extension funding round. Investors include Global Founders Capital, Haystack Partners, Riverpark Ventures and Fullstack Sports Ventures, along with the former CEO of Etsy Maria Thomas, the Formula One Managing Director and The Players’ Impact—a group of Olympians and professional athletes from the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL.
SidelineSwap is a community of more than 150,000 athletes. While most people use the platform to sell last season's equipment, top sellers earn over $100,000 annually and buyers save an average of 50% on each purchase. With 10% month-over-month growth during the past year, SidelineSwap has a larger section of used sports equipment than eBay in several sports. Launched as a marketplace designed for young athletes, SidelineSwap’s growth has singled it out as the top destination for deals in hockey, lacrosse, skiing, golf, and baseball... READ MORE