Korrio seeks to transform the youth sports world using the cloud, social media and mobile technology
April 17, 2012
Posted by StartupBeat.com
Founder: Steve Goldman
Year Founded: 2009
Investors: Ignition Partners, Martin Coles, Sam Schmidt and Damon Huard
Brief Company Description: KorrioSports uses cloud and mobile technology to support the youth sports market with club management tools and social networking for members to share.
By Steve Goldman, Korrio CEO and Founder
Korrio is a cloud-based service for the youth sports market, providing both administrative tools for organizations and a social network for families and players, all in a single integrated platform. We built Korrio to take advantage of advances in cloud and mobile technologies and to improve the youth sports experience for players, families, coaches and organizations. Emphasizing simplicity and unity, we designed our product as an integrated, intuitive and easy system to help volunteers and staff run youth sports organizations, and help young players and their families keep their sports lives organized and social.
In the past, most youth sports organizations needed four-to-six different software programs to accomplish all that Korrio can do, such as: online registration; team formation for recreation and tryout-based teams; roster management and compliance; dynamic scheduling for leagues, clubs, teams and individuals; financial management and reporting; messaging and last-minute alerts; and webhosting for clubs and teams.
But what truly sets Korrio apart is how it merges crucial administrative functions with family-oriented features that allow players, parents, coaches and administrators to organize and share their sports lives. Users connect through personalized auto-generated dashboards, where they can view and manage practice and game schedules, weather conditions, game uniforms, field directions and photos—all of which can be shared online and through smartphones with family and friends via walls, private messaging and email. Our functionality closely connects administrators, coaches, families and players together, creating a strong community.