Sorare is a global fantasy football game that is digitizing the long-standing tradition of trading football cards among peers. Their vision is to become the go-to game to increase the enjoyment of live football. They are realizing this goal by enabling users to play fantasy football with skin in the game, so they can truly own and trade their digital player cards. Sorare’s game has attracted 40,000+ users, with a monthly volume of card sales going from €50K/month in January 2020 to €735K/month in August 2020. There are more than 2000 players licensed on Sorare with 99 clubs and 4 leagues also licensed.
About the founders/CEO:
Sorare was founded by Nicolas Julia and Adrien Montfort.
Nicolas graduated with an Msc in Management from Ecole de Management de Lyon in 2010, and began his career by working as a Senior Consultant at Eurogroup Consulting France, at which he worked for 4 years. He then co-founded La Javaness, a startup accelerator helping corporations and startups grow together, before working as VP Operations for Stratumn in 2016, the last position he help before founding Sorare.
Adrien earned a Master's degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom SudParis and has since built up an impressive career history. After gaining experience working at ESA and Adise, he became a Design Engineer for Inivoo, where he worked for 4 and a half years. He then worked in various IT roles, at companies such as IDOL, PAYMIUM and GGFactor, before working with Nicolas at Startum, where he worked first as Chief Software Architect and then as VP Engineering.