The Active Network, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, has acquired TeamPages Inc, a Canadian provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams. No financial terms were disclosed. Dallas-based Active said the deal enhances its role as a one-stop shop of software products for athletic organizations. Founded in 2006, Vancouver’s TeamPages received venture capital funding from Canadian angel fund W Media Ventures, Germany’s Acton Capital Partners and other investors. Active was taken private by Vista in 2013.
ACTIVE Network Expands Its Technology Portfolio For The Sports Market
Strategic Acquisition of TeamPages Further Enhances ACTIVE’s Position as the One-Stop Shop of Software Products for Sports Organizations
Dallas – April 11, 2017 – ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, today announced that it has acquired TeamPages. ACTIVE’s existing product portfolio provides sports organizers with a scalable product suite to handle all aspects of software for their leagues and teams, including online registration, scheduling, rostering, reporting and communications. With the addition of TeamPages, ACTIVE now offers a comprehensive website creation and design tool that gives organizers the ability to create and manage intuitive, mobile-optimized websites.
“ACTIVE’s acquisition of TeamPages reaffirms our commitment to delivering the technologies sports organizations need to grow and engage with their participants,” said Dana Jones, chief executive officer at ACTIVE Network. “TeamPages’ robust, self-setup website creation and management tools help round out ACTIVE’s sports product portfolio. We’re happy to have the TeamPages staff join ACTIVE on our journey to serve and support organizers across the industry.”
ACTIVE’s technology for the sports market will work hand-in-hand with the TeamPages website product to enable sports organizations to create and maintain an effective web presence from which they can market and manage their leagues, teams, events, tournaments, activities and programs.
“We’re excited to join ACTIVE and offer our customers ACTIVE’s world-class service and security infrastructure to support their growing needs,” said Derek Story, co-founder and vice president of sales at TeamPages. “Now backed by ACTIVE’s extensive technology, marketing capabilities, and operational resources, our one-stop shop offering will help organizations streamline their daily operations, grow their programs and ensure they are providing their participants with superior experiences.”
Looking ahead, ACTIVE plans to continue innovating on its product offerings to give sports organizations a deeper and more comprehensive technology suite that supports the success of their businesses.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network® is the premier global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering intelligence solutions through our industry-leading data and insights platform. Our enterprise-level ACTIVEWorks® platform offers organizers advanced SaaS technology that streamlines the administration of activities and events. Our ACTIVE Network Activity Cloud® platform combines intelligence solutions and data tools to provide actionable insights that help organizers better manage their events and increase both revenue and participation. Founded in 1999, ACTIVE Network is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, please visit ACTIVEnetwork.com and follow us on Twitter.
TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams. Their hosted solution is an integrated, scalable sports management software solution delivering mobile-optimized, self-setup websites and registration to sports organizers. Founded in 2006, TeamPages is located in Vancouver, BC and has over 1,200 customers in North America. For more information, please visit TeamPages.com.
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