History

FanDuel has grown from 5 co-founders to a team of 79 employees across 3 offices both sides of the Atlantic, and now paying out over $10 million every week. Here's a quick overview of our journey so far...

  • 2009
  • January

    Series A closed

  • March

    SXSW, Austin - FanDuel concept born

  • June

    First paying customer

  • July

    Launch on TechCrunch with Autopick

  • September

    Launch NFL

    Salary Cap

  • 2010
  • April

    Launched 5 & 10 player league

    Philly.com partnership

  • August

    First offical hire made

    New York Post partnership

  • October

    Launched tournaments

  • December

    FFFC $50K prize pool

  • 2011
  • March

    Ran first radio advertisement

    NFL lockout began

  • July

    NFL lockout ended

    Series B closed

    NBA lockout began

  • August

    Sporting news partnership

  • September

    Opened NYC office

  • November

    Launched College Basketball

  • December

    NBA lockout ended

  • December

    FFFC $200K prize pool

  • 2012
  • April

    Launched mobile site

  • August

    DFBC $250K prize pool

    Ran first TV advertisement

  • September

    Sponsored Peter King challenge

    NHL lockout began

  • October

    Launched 50/50s

    Launched College Football

  • December

    First $1M revenue month

    Moved into Techcube office

  • December

    FFFC $500K prize pool

  • 2013
  • January

    Series C closed

    NHL lockout ended

  • March

    DFBBC $200K prize pool

  • July

    Opened Peekskill office

  • August

    DFBC $1,000,000 prize pool

  • August

    NBC/Rotoworld partnership

  • December

    FFFC $3,000,000 prize pool

  • 2014
  • April

    DFBBC $1,200,000 prize pool

  • August

    WFBC $5,000,000+ prize pool