WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DC-based Solace Sports and Entertainment (“Solace”) has partnered with New Miami founded sports technology company JRZY to offer its customers opportunities to build strategic brand partnerships.
“We believe in JRZY’s product, its mission and the people behind the platform,” he said Folasade Omogun, co-founder of Solace and head of the sports department. “This is an incredible platform for our athlete customers to create their own business opportunities.”
In addition to announcing the partnership between Solace and JRZY, the two companies also recently reached an agreement whereby Solace customer, Larry Moreno, becomes the first NCAA student-athlete to sign a NIL contract with JRZY. St. Francis Brooklyn star guard Moreno gained national attention when an article in the NY Post featured him and his ability to make basketball trick shots. Since then, Moreno has built a following and has been featured on the Instagram accounts of ESPN’s Sports Center, The Overtime and FIBA. Moreno becomes a Formula 3 driver, Amna al-Qubasi; olympic boxer, Troy Isley; wnba player, Stephanie Wattsand current KC midfielder Chardonnay Curran as JRZY Brand athlete.
“Anytime you have incredible athletes like Larry who have worked hard to build their brands, you want to empower them to build strategic brand partnerships that align with their core values,” he said Terence Davis, Solace co-founder and head of entertainment. “JRZY’s platforms do just that.”
Solace also recently announced Moreno’s NIL deal with New York-based footwear company SolePack. SolePack, as seen on Complex, Men’s Health, GQ and the NBA Store, recently announced its partnership with Moreno and with the Minnesota Timberwolves Forward. bull prince.
“We’re excited about all the partnerships we’re building,” Omogun said. “They all serve to further develop the brands and careers of our customers.”
Solace is a minority-owned sports and entertainment agency based in DC
JRZY is an EndeavorLAB sports technology company founded to provide athletes with a platform to control how they market their brands.
SolePack is a New York-based footwear company specializing in the manufacture of ergonomic transport bags for athletic sneakers.
SOURCE Solace Sports and Entertainment