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Underdog Fantasy

Daily and season long fantasy contests.





Brooklyn, New York



Company Description

We’re the fastest-growing sports gaming company ever. Our mission is to build innovative games and products for American sports fans. Our team built three of today's most widely played fantasy games and successfully launched the largest contest in the history of fantasy sports: a $15M NFL Best Ball tournament -- and there’s a lot more to come!

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Total Raised

$45 million


$485 million

Significant Investors

35 Ventures, SV Angel, Mantis VC, Mark Cuban

Company Traction

  • In December 2022, Underdog Fantasy was awarded a license to operate as an online sports betting service by the Ohio Casino Control Commission.
  • As of July 2022, Underdog Fantasy was available in every state besides Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Louisiana, Montana, Washington, Delaware, and Iowa.

Leadership Team

  • Brandon Stakenborg: Founder & CEO of Underdog Fantasy. Former VP of Mobile Development at DRAFT.
  • Dustin Cooper: COO & CFO at Underdog Fantasy. Former VP of Finance at DRAFT.
  • Nicholas Green: General Counsel at Underdog Fantasy. Former Head of Public Policy at Skillz.
  • Elizabeth Marro: CMO at Underdog Fantasy. Former Director of CRM and Retention Marketing at DRAFT.
  • Scott Bartlett: Director of Product at Underdog Fantasy. Former Director of Product at Eaze.


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