Whistle Sports

Sky, NBC add to sports MCN funding round

YouTube multichannel network Whistle Sports has closed its Series C funding round, taking investment from Sky, NBC Sports Ventures and others. The round, which raised an undisclosed amount, also saw contribution from marketing firm TEGNA and private investment firm Emil Capital Partners. Both Sky and Emil were return backers, having invested in the firm’s US$28 […]

Sky invests $7m in Whistle sports MCN

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has invested US$7 million in Whistle Sports, a US-based startup that runs sports-themed YouTube networks. Sky said that it will work with Whistle Sports to create new content for younger sports fans, particularly “young millennials”. “Whistle Sports has very quickly established itself in the US as a major new sports […]