- Leading mobile sports company earns ranking in 2015 TSX Venture 50®
TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) ("theScore") was today included within the 2015 TSX
Venture 50®, a list of the top 50 companies listed on the TSX Venture
The TSX Venture 50® is made-up of the top 10 companies listed on the TSX
Venture Exchange, in each of five major industry sectors - mining, oil
& gas, technology & life sciences, diversified industries and clean
technology - based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to
return on investment, market cap growth, trading volume and analyst
theScore was named as the top company within the diversified industries
category. Each of the companies chosen for the 2015 TSX Venture 50® had
seen "impressive growth over the past year, offered strong return to
their shareholders and are actively traded in the market."
"It's great to see theScore recognized in the 2015 TSX Venture 50® for
the value we've been able to provide our shareholders," said John Levy,
Founder and CEO of theScore.
"We're extremely excited to see what the rest of 2015 has in store as we
continue to grow the user base of our mobile platforms - particularly
following our recent acquisition of daily fantasy sports game Swoopt and our entry into the burgeoning competitive video game scene with theScore eSports."
theScore eSports launched last week, making theScore the first major sports media company to launch a
dedicated mobile app providing scores, news and stats for eSports and
competitive video gaming. In December, theScore acquired mobile-first daily fantasy sports game Swoopt, providing theScore with a strategic entry point into the daily fantasy
Last month, theScore's reported that average monthly active users of its mobile platforms reached a
record 10.2 million in Q1 F2015 (Sep-Nov 2014), an increase of 112%
compared to the same period in F2014.
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About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports
experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive
combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores,
stats, alerts and daily fantasy sports contests via its mobile sports
platforms 'theScore,' 'theScore eSports,' 'ScoreMobileFC' and
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obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as
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