Thursday, April 24, 2008

Play Hard Sports, Inc. is the casual sports network got series A round funding

What Company is offering:
Play Hard Sports, Inc. is the first casual sports network in North America focused exclusively on developing, publishing and distributing exceptional sports games and entertainment across the Internet. Play Hard is creating the next-generation in online sports with no massive download, no long waiting for the game to load, and no required fees to play. Play Hard provides its audience with high-quality sports titles that can be played almost anywhere and anytime.

How Much They Got From VCs:

Play Hard Sports, Inc., the first studio in North America to exclusively develop, publish, and distribute casual sports games and content over the Internet, today announced the company's official launch as well as a Series A round of funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Jeffrey Anderson, the former President and CEO of Turbine, Inc., announced the formation of his new online gaming company after months of industry speculation.

"Play Hard is an exciting opportunity for sports fans of every age who are looking for something new to play," said Jeffrey Anderson, the founder and CEO of Play Hard Sports, Inc. "Online games continue to change the way that people interact, and Play Hard is the newest evolution in sports. Our online games will free players from the couch, allowing them play nearly whenever and wherever they want."


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