Derek Jeter’s Site Players’ Tribune Receives $9.5 million in Funding

The Players’ Tribune, the media company founded by Derek Jeter that shares first-person content coming directly from athletes, today announced the first close of its Series B financing in the amount of $9.5 million. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, the world’s largest venture capital firm. Existing investors, including Thomas Tull of Legendary Entertainment, also participated. The Players’ Tribune has established a rare position in the media industry, having built a robust athlete community of more than 100 of the most influential athletes across sports.


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