NEW YORK – May 27, 2021 – LiveLike, which partners with the world’s top media companies and sports organizations to transform passive audiences into engaged communities, has announced the opening of a new flagship office in Lisbon, Portugal. This physical footprint in Europe marks an expansion of the company in the region, where it plans to continue its significant growth. The new office is also a strategic milestone, meant to attract more engineering talent from the continent as well as tap into the expertise surrounding technology and sports betting.
LiveLike’s pioneering audience engagement platform enables its partners to enhance social, retention and monetization opportunities, integrated within partner apps and online destinations. It does this via a suite of customizable, interactive features ranging from virtual watch parties to private and influencer-driven chat, prediction games, fan leaderboards, live polls, quizzes and more.
LiveLike has enabled some of Europe’s biggest broadcasters, sports leagues and clubs — including Canal+, Eurovision, La Liga and Sky Sports, among others — to create fun, revenue-driving experiences for fans around the world. It has also partnered with industry leading OTT platforms including Deltatre and SportRadar, to bring new interactivity opportunities to their customers to engage fans and make data actionable.
This news marks yet another key moment for a company that has seen significant growth over the past 12 months. In fact, from the end of 3Q20, LiveLike has grown its number of recurring clients by more than 300%, increased interactions across all partners by nearly 250% and, through these social experiences, is helping them attract younger audiences, increase session lengths and improve retention, resulting in new monetization opportunities.
Commented LiveLike COO Kristin Danielski, “Portugal is an excellent location as we continue to build our global business. Through members of our team in Paris we have come a long way creating business development opportunities across Europe, and by expanding into Portugal we now have a home base on the continent that can serve as a central location for connectivity, and gives us access to an amazing pool of talent in Europe who will help us continue to change the way fans interact with live sports and entertainment events.”
Founded in 2015, LiveLike is headquartered in New York, with offices in India and Portugal. Additionally, the Company has a presence around the world, including in Australia, France and Singapore.
LiveLike partners with the world’s top media companies and sports organizations to transform passive audiences into engaged communities. LiveLike has connected audiences to the biggest live events globally, including the Super Bowl, FIFA World Cup, NBA Playoffs, French Open, European soccer and more. It empowers its partners to create interactive viewing experiences by enhancing their platforms with features such as watch parties and gamification, helping them attract younger audiences, increase session lengths and improve retention, resulting in new monetization opportunities. Partners include leading media companies and sports organizations, from Canal+, FloSports, FOX, nugs.net, Sky Group and WarnerMedia to the Golden State Warriors, LaLiga, NASCAR and the NBA among others. For more information, visit: www.livelike.com