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FC Barcelona, one of the biggest and most admired sports teams in the world, is looking for the next big idea to serve and engage their passionate fans!
If you’re a sport, media, or entertainment lover with a vision for how the fan experience could score higher, we want to hear it. Pitch your idea to a panel of top FC Barcelona Execs and venture investors and get candid feedback.
We’re looking for any ideas related to, but not limited to: fan engagement, entertainment & content, ecommerce, video games, and digital assets. Please see more below about FC Barcelona and their disruptive vision as you brainstorm.
FC Barcelona is one of the most premier sports brands in the world, with 360 million fans. Now, they’re building on their extraordinary social media presence (1.4 billion interactions and 2.6 billion video views generated in 2019) to become a disruptive global entertainment organization combining world-class entertainment content and data. Barça Studios is FC Barcelona’s newest content production unit, with owned studio sets, technical facilities, and 100+ professionals.
Barça Studios is developing the most sophisticated Fan Relationship Management data project in the industry, so fans can interact with the team through 360-degree touchpoints, digital and physical (4M+ fans visit the campus every year). The club is committed to the future of data-driven operations, hiring digital professionals from industries such as mobile gaming and travel to build an integrated digital ecosystem of Barça products and services that include their OTT service, Barça TV+, plus e-commerce, e-learning courses and a global membership program. In addition, FC Barcelona has developed several innovations in ticketing services, such as a predictive model to anticipate sales.
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