Thuzio

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Thuzio
Founded2012
Founder Tiki Barber
Mark Gerson
Jared Augustine
Headquarters
New York City
ProductsSports media and events
Website Thuzio.com

Thuzio is a sports media and events company that produces a weekly, live-sports interview show for a members-only audience. Thuzio's event series, "Legends," honors iconic sports personalities and moments through raw storytelling in an intimate setting. Membership is enjoyed by thousands of business professionals from all industries who use Thuzio events to build their client relationships and network.

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History

Thuzio was founded in 2012 by Tiki Barber (New York Giants), Mark Gerson (GLG), and Jared Augustine (GrubHub/Seamless).

Thuzio’s Board of Advisors includes Matthew Higgins, CEO of RSE Ventures; Michael Weisman, Emmy Award-winning producer and executive in charge of production for “Football Night in America”; [1] Thomas J. Laffont, Senior Analyst at Coatue Management and Partner at Coatue Management; [2] Jordan Bazant, principal at The Legacy Agency; [3] Casey Coffman, advisor at Carpere Group; Billy Nash, Senior Vice President at UBS; Jason Freier, chairman and CEO of Hardball Capital.

Thuzio received $1.5 million in venture capital in July 2012. RSE Ventures invested $2.56 million in January 2013. [4] In 2014, the company raised another $6 million in Series A funding. [5]

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