CSV Press Releases
Inaugural DC Bike Ride presented by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Events DC to Roll Through Nation’s Capital on May 22
February 3, 2016, Washington, D.C. - DC Bike Ride, a scenic urban bicycle ride celebrating the people, places, and culture of Washington, D.C. will debut in the District on May 22, as an exciting addition to National Bike Month celebrations...
BigTeams Closes Series B Round, Acquires Leading Scheduling Software Provider Schedule Star from Gannett
January 5, 2015, Washington, D.C. – BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs, today announced the company has closed on a $5 million Series B raise…
April 21, 2014, Washington, D.C. - BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures...
April 24, 2013, Arlington, Va. – The launch of Capital Sports Ventures, a sports and lifestyle properties accelerator providing investment capital, advisory services, and management expertise, was announced today by its founder and chief executive officer Greg Bibb...
CSV in the News
February 28, 2017, Washington, D.C. - More than 95,177 people crowded the Walter E. Washington Convention Center's halls over President's Day Weekend for the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic... Read More
February 3, 2016, Washington Business Journal - This May, it will be D.C.’s turn as organizers launch the D.C. Bike Ride, a noncompetitive, 17-mile bike ride en masse that will wind its way around many of the city’s monuments and landmarks... Read More
February 3, 2016, POPville - DC Bike Ride, a scenic urban bicycle ride celebrating the people, places, and culture of Washington, D.C. will debut in the District on May 22, as an exciting addition to National Bike Month celebrations... Read More
February 3, 2016, DCist - Unlike the loosely organized, sometimes chaotic Critical Mass or the free and festive D.C. Bike Party, the inaugural DC Bike Ride will be a rather more official affair. The city is doing the work of shutting down the streets, and organizers are expecting around 8,000 people to take to the streets on two wheels at once... Read More
February 3, 2016, Washingtonian - Seventeen miles of DC streets will shut down one morning this spring to make way for an organized bike ride expected to draw as many as 8,000 cyclists. The inaugural DC Bike Ride, a noncompetitive two-wheeled tour through the District, is scheduled for May 22 and will be by far the Washington area’s largest group ride... Read More
January 5, 2015, Sports Business Journal - In the typically complex world of venture capital, George Kliavkoff sees a simple dynamic these days when it comes to sports-oriented financing deals. Kliavkoff, the co-president of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, runs the media giant's ventures group... Read More
January 5, 2015, Sports Business Journal - BigTeams, a Northern Virginia-based provider of website and software solutions for high school athletic programs, has bought Schedule Star, a scheduling software developer, from Gannett Corp... Read More
January 5, 2015, Washington Business Journal - McLean-based BigTeams announced Monday morning both a Series B funding round of $5 million and the acquisition of software provider Schedule Star from Gannett... Read More
April 30, 2014, Washington Business Journal - Capital Sports Ventures has invested at least $1 million in a Virginia company developing software to promote high school sports... Read More
April 21, 2014, Sports Business Journal - BigTeams, a Northern Virginia-based provider of website and software solutions for high school athletic programs, has hired industry veteran Clay Walker as its chief executive officer... Read More
April 1, 2014, SportTechie - Is Washington, D.C. on the verge of becoming the east coast leader in technology development? With the city investing in the Digital DC initiative, with accelerators such as 1776 and the Fort... Read More
December 2, 2013, Strictly VC - Now, Capital Sports Ventures, an eight-month-old, Washington, D.C.-based venture firm, is targeting what it argues is a much bigger market: non-professional athletes... Read More
April 29, 2013, Sports Business Journal - Former Monumental Sports & Entertainment executive Greg Bibb has launched a venture capital fund targeting sports and lifestyle properties, with backing from veteran sports investor Fred Schaufeld’s SWaN and Legend Venture Partners… Read More
April 26, 2013, Washington Business Journal – When we put RGIII, Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper on our Book of Lists cover this year, we told you sports business is good business. In March, we told you about the growth of secondary sports leagues like minor league baseball, women’s soccer and pro tennis. Need more evidence? Just look at Greg Bibb... Read More
November 25, 2013, Washington D.C. — Retail software startup Optoro Inc. said Monday it has extended a previously announced Series B funding, adding SWaN & Legend Venture Partners to its list of backers...
SocialRadar Announces $12.75M Series A Funding Led by New Enterprise Associates, Grotech Ventures and SWaN & Legend Ventures
June 19, 2013, Washington D.C. — SocialRadar, Inc. (www.socialradar.com) today announced it has secured $12.75 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Grotech Ventures and SWaN & Legend Ventures...