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Blockchain-powered daily fantasy sports platform from Utrener and KHL fantasy apps creators

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Team:

Viktor Mangazeev - CEO

Sergey Sheypak - CTO

Anastasia Shvetsova - CCO

Kseniya Ryazantseva - CMO

Alex Kireev - Lead Web Developer

Denis Polyakov - Lead Web Developer

Kirill Pyulzyu - iOS Developer

Andrey Lola - Senior Web Developer

Vlad Zotov - Android Developer

Frank Kan Fu - Advisor. Managing Director at Meitu

Vadim Lebedev - Head of DevOps

Polina Polosukhina - Community Manager

Anastasia Golikova - Software Test Engineer

Yobie Benjamin - Advisor. CTO at Dragoncoin

Simone Giacomelli - Advisor. Blockchain Lead and Head of Business Development at SingularityNET

Eduard Gurinovich - Advisor. Founder of CarPrice

Alexander Hleb - Advisor. Famous Belarusian football player https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Hleb

Akin Babayigit - Advisor. Served as the Head of Business Operations at King and as the Head of Facebook Audience Network in EMEA

The online fantasy sports industry has experienced stable growth every year, topping more than $7 billion of annual revenue, generated by more than 59 million users in the US and Canada in 2017 alone. It’s not just user base that grows, but also their spend on fantasy league-related costs, single-player challenge games, and league-related materials. For example, the average fantasy player spent approximately $556 on his or her sport in 2017.

At the same time, fantasy faces a multitude of challenges that can only be overcome by changing the industry itself. There are uncertain legal statuses, high marketing budgets, complicated user verifications, money withdrawal problems, and complex interfaces, just to start. The market is mainly split between two main players who pioneered the industry, DraftKings and FanDuel. Investors were surely appreciative when they did it, but these companies now have serious problems that include badly balanced marketing budgets, little external competition, a number of monopoly scandals, and the inability to challenge the tough laws and regulations that control the business of fantasy sports.

MyDFS doesn’t try to compete with industry leaders, but redefines the industry itself. ­

  • MyDFS adds maximum transparency by using the blockchain and smart contracts for every part of the platform, from player trades to receiving your winnings. ­
  • MyDFS overcomes legal issues by using ERC-20 Ethereum-based cryptocurrency tokens. These replace real money in the game, meaning people from all over the world can play without worrying about the game’s legality. ­
  • MyDFS makes the gaming process as simple and straightforward as possible, attracting more sports fans to fantasy.

Expert Review

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3.9 out of 5

MyDFS creates a platform for online sports games. This specialization exclusively in sports games may seem strange, because similar technologies could be used for any online games. On the other hand, narrow specialization sometimes allows you to create a better product. The creators of the project already have experience in developing mobile applications, also with sports orientation. However, there is a big difference between the relatively simple development of applications and the implementation of a project based on blockchain and smart contracts. The site of the project does not look very neat and complicates the perception of information. The project has a legal entity. And also not only the smart contract itself was published, but also the results of its audit (it is not known how independent, but nevertheless).

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Terrance Longbottom05 april 2018, 22:19

MyDFS is a daily fantasy application based on blockchain technology. It is being developed by a team with experience in the space (KHL, etc). Based on the experience and an actual product, MyDFS appears to be a promising project. Smart contracts help with security and fair play in competition. The token helps get around legal issues that come into play with fiat currencies and gambling laws.

Based on all this, MyDFS appears to be a promising project with high potential upside!

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