Press Sports closes $750K pre-seed round to grow as the LinkedIn of athletics

“Yo, what up, dog?” may not sound like a pitch, but Press Sports CEO Conrad Cornell says that’s how he starts a lot of messages to athletes as he tries to grow his sports social media platform.  It’s one of the advantages the 25-year-old startup founder has noticed in being a young person in the field — he can better connect with high school and college athletes for which Press Sports is geared.  “From a product standpoint, it’s a huge advantage how young we are,” said Cornell,…

“Yo, what up, dog?” may not sound like a pitch, but Press Sports CEO Conrad Cornell says that’s how he starts a lot of messages to athletes as he tries to grow his sports social media platform.  It’s one of the advantages the 25-year-old startup founder has noticed in being a young person in the field — he can better connect with high school and college athletes for which Press Sports is geared.  “From a product standpoint, it’s a huge advantage how young we are,” said Cornell,…

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