Whistle Sports Network

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Whistle Sports

Whistle, formerly Whistle Sports, is a sports broadcaster.

Since its launch in 2014, Whistle Sports has raised more than $56 million in funding to date. It raised $8 million in 2014, mostly from Sky Broadcasting, $28 million in a second round in 2015,[1] and $20 million in a third round in 2016.[2] The company's investors and equity holders include Tegna, Inc., NBC Sports, Sky Sports, Liberty Global, and Emil Capital, as well as multiple professional sports leagues.

In addition, the company has had partnerships with Nickelodeon with "Top Ten Trick Shots,"[3] Sky Sports, Verizon for Go90,[4] and Wilson for their #MyWilson campaign.[5]

Leeds United majority owner Andrea Radrizzani's company Aser also bought an equity investment in the digital media network on 21 June 2018.[6]

As the network moves into other areas of entertainment, Whistle Sports became Whistle in 2019.[7]


  1. ^ Russell, Jon. "YouTube Network Whistle Sports Scores $28M To Expand Its Global Focus". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  2. ^ Spangler, Todd (2016-03-10). "Whistle Sports Raises $20 Million from NBC Sports, Tegna and Others". Variety. Retrieved 2016-06-17.
  3. ^ "Whistle Sports wins over Nickelodeon with Top Ten Trick Shots". Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  4. ^ "Digital Media Update: Verizon's Go90 OTT Whistles In "Originals" To Win". Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  5. ^ "Wilson : Whistle Sports". whistlesports.com. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  6. ^ "Aser makes investment in Whistle Sports". Aser. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  7. ^ Miller, Stuart (2019-07-15). "Gaining Ground on a Field That's Still Open". Broadcasting & Cable. 149 (7). pp. 10, 12, 14, 16.