101 TEAMS AND COUNTING: SOCIOS.COM’S 2021 NETWORK AT A GLANCE
December 14th 2021 was a big day in the history of Socios.com for two reasons.
First up, 12 new agreements with NHL teams were announced — making it the single biggest day of partnership announcements in our history. Secondly, that wave of NHL announcements saw our total roster of officially announced partners break the 100 mark.
We’ve increased our network by a ratio of x5 in just 12 months, entering new verticals, onboarding many more of the biggest names in sport and laying down the foundations for the future of fan engagement; a future to be based on influence and rewards, activated through Fan Tokens on the Socios.com app and powered by the Chiliz Blockchain.
2021 was a major year in terms of growth for Socios.com
Here’s Socios.com 2021 network at a glance:
Total number of teams — 101
Network growth in 2021–505%
Fastest growing market — Brazil
Fans rewarded each week on average — 100
Sports Verticals — 9
Football, Motorsports, MMA, Esports, Tennis, Cricket, Basketball, American Football, Ice Hockey
Major leagues/federations in which we have a presence — 24
Football ( 15 ): Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1, Premier League, Primera División de Argentina, Süper Lig, Belgian Pro League, Chilean Primera División, Swiss Super League, Cypriot First Division, Eredivisie, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Croatian Prva HNL, K League 1, Major League Soccer
Motorsports (2): F1, Nascar
MMA (2): UFC, PFL
Cricket (1): IPL
Basketball (1): NBA
American Football (1): NFL
Ice Hockey (1): NHL
Tennis (1): Davis Cup
2022 is going to be even bigger
We’ve taken huge strides forward in the last 12 months, but we still have a LOT of growing to do.
2022 is going to be another landmark year for us as we launch Chiliz Chain 2.0, enabling whitelisted developers to mint Fan Tokens and NFTs using $CHZ. We’ll also further increase the utility of $CHZ and Fan Tokens as we embrace Web 3.0 and the metaverse.
High visibility, high impact TV marketing campaigns will form part of a far reaching, ambitious user acquisition drive as we scale up our business globally in the next 12 months. And, as ever, we’re going to be laser focused on building our sports and entertainment ecosystem, adding new innovations, features and rewards for Fan Token holders.
A massive thank you to all the teams who have joined our mission in 2021 to enhance and improve the fan experience. Your trust and belief in our product means everything to us and gives us the confidence to keep on delivering.
The biggest thanks of all goes to the fans. We will continue striving to improve the experience for Fan Token holders on Socios.com ensuring your passion and loyalty is recognised. You are the reason we’re here in the first place.