Princeton hockey alums Dustin Sproat '06 and Kyle Hagel '08 will will appear on the October 30th episode of Dragons' Den, Canada's version of Shark Tank airing on CBC.
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The pair are the founders of Shnarped, a popular mobile hockey app.
Fans are able to interact with pros by sending them a ‘pound’ with an message attached. A ‘pound’ is essentially a ‘fist-bump’ that acknowledges approval of something the player has done on the ice or in the community. Verified pros will see your ‘pound’ and message, and have the ability to send a ‘pound-back’ directly to the fan(s).
Shnarped In the News
NHL, AHL Players Using Shnarped Hockey App to Win Back Fans (MarketWired)
Hockey App Makes Social Media Safe for Young NHL Fans (TechVibes)
App Connects Fans with Hockey Players (Hamilton Spectator)
Canadian Startup Shnarped Connects Pro Hockey Players to Fans in New Way (TechVibes)
Tech Times: Shnarped Hockey (Hockey Blogin Canada)
Princeton Grads Lead in Number of Tech CEOs (Bloomberg)