Dream11, owned by Dream Sports, an Indian fantasy sports platform that allows users to play fantasy cricket, hockey, football, kabaddi and basketball.
Dream11 helps Indian sports fans actively engage with and showcase knowledge of the sports they love.
Dream Sports was co-founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain, Bhavit Sheth and Varun Daga. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Dream11 is the flagship brand of Dream Sports, which also has brands like FanCode, a multi-sports aggregator platform, DreamX, a sports incubator, DreamSetGo, a sports experiences platform, and DreamPay, a payment solutions provider.
Dream11 is India’s biggest Fantasy Sports platform with 8 Crore+ users playing Fantasy Cricket, Football, Kabaddi, Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball, Baseball and Handball. Dream11 is the Official Fantasy Sports partner of the BCCI, ICC, VIVO PKL, Hero ISL, NBA, LaLiga, and many more.
Dream Sports claims to have a user base of over 140 million users. Dream11’s brand ambassadors include MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, to name a few.
Dream Sports is backed by Tiger Global, Falcon Edge, DST Global, D1 Capital, TPG, Redbird Capital, Kalaari Capital, Tencent, Steadview Capital, ChrysCapital, Footpath Ventures, and others. The company raised $840M in a new round on Nov 24, 2021. This brings Dream Sports' total funding to $1.62B to date. The latest round pushed the company's valuation to $8B, up from the $5B gained in Mar 2021.