DraftKings is a skill-based daily fantasy sports platform that allows fans to compete in single-day, online games for prizes.
DraftKings is bringing sports fans closer to the games they love and becoming an essential part of their experience in the process.
DraftKings was established in 2012 by Jason Robins, Paul Liberman, & Matthew Kalish. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA with additional office in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Francisco, California.
DraftKings allows users to enter daily and weekly fantasy sports–related contests and win money based on individual player and team performances in five major American sports (MLB, the NHL, the NFL, the NBA and the PGA), Premier League and UEFA Champions League soccer, NASCAR auto racing, Canadian Football League, the Arena Football League, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Tennis.
DraftKings is backed by Redpoint Ventures, Accomplice, BDS Venture Fund, GGV Capital, & Eldridge Industries among others. The company has raised a total of $644.8M in funding to-date.
DraftKings has also acquired Kountermove, StarStreet, Draftstreet, & Fam, as well as made $10M investments in Sea Machines Robotics on Dec 17, 2018.