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Leh Leh Sports raises angel funding from Anglian Omega chief

04 August, 2016

Leh Leh Sports has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sunny Narang, chairman of Anglian Omega Network, in a personal capacity.

The company, run by Leh Leh 7 Entertainment Solutions Pvt. Ltd, was founded five years ago by SRCC graduate Siddharth Pandey and Vikas Jawa, who was earlier with Smile Group.

“This is a strategic investment for us, especially at a time when we are trying to grow our venue collaborations model. In this model, there is a gestation period for getting a venue fully up to speed and the funding will help us finance cash flows in that period,” Pandey said in a statement.

Leh Leh Sports creates easy access to sports and addresses the problems faced by people who want to play – finding space, partners, teams to play with and solves organisational hassles.

“At Anglian, we are trying to build a 360-degree platform to create a professional sports ecology. Leh Leh Sports is trying to address a definite problem that people face when it comes to playing their sport of choice and today it has become the premier recreational sports company in India,” said Narang.

Sports-related startups have garnered a lot of investor interest lately. Most recently, sports-tech startup Athletto has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Atul Ingle, managing director at Nagpur-based Renuka Electricals & Controls Pvt. Ltd.

In May this year, Play Your Sport raised pre-Series A funding from a bunch of investors led by Ashish Gupta, former chief operating officer at Evalueserve. Prior to that, goSporto raised $30,000 (Rs 20 lakh) in seed funding from Singapore-based angel investor Naveen Gupta.

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