Mercury 13 acquires  England’s second-division women’s soccer team Lewes FC
Mercury 13 acquires England’s second-division women’s soccer team Lewes FC
On Thursday, Mercury 13, a newly formed company with a $100M women’s soccer investment fund, announced its first acquisition will be England’s second-division women’s team Lewes FC.
August 28, 2023
Recent survey found that there was more demand than supply for women’s sports merchandise
Recent survey found that there was more demand than supply for women’s sports merchandise
On Monday, the Sports Business Journal (SBJ) and the Wasserman Group released a study highlighting the dearth of women’s sports merch, especially when it comes to soccer.
August 23, 2023
The FIFA Women's World Cup generated $570M in revenue
The FIFA Women's World Cup generated $570M in revenue
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that international soccer is for the girls, but brands and investors are still catching up.
August 21, 2023
A diverse group of Chicago women are negotiating to purchase the Chicago Red Stars
A diverse group of Chicago women are negotiating to purchase the Chicago Red Stars
According to a press release yesterday, a “diverse group of Chicago women business and civic leaders” has negotiated a deal to buy the team from its current owners.
August 16, 2023
This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records
This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records
As this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records, the time to invest in global women’s soccer is now. Here’s a breakdown by the numbers.
August 09, 2023
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer. This follows women’s sports’ circle of life: growing viewership and attendance numbers lead to more investment and ultimately better competition, with brand deals and sponsorships serving as the all-important middleman.
August 09, 2023
Data continues to show growth and popularity for women's soccer
Data continues to show growth and popularity for women's soccer
We’ve covered the pay gap and the difference in media rights and sponsorship deals for men’s and women’s soccer, but how different is fan interest in men’s World Cups (WCs) and WWCs?
July 26, 2023
Who are the top paid athletes at this year's Women's World Cup?
Who are the top paid athletes at this year's Women's World Cup?
Forbes recently released its list of the top paid athletes in this year’s WWC, ranging from $1.1M to $7.1M throughout the top 15.
July 24, 2023
Netflixes announces USWNT multi-episode docuseries
Netflixes announces USWNT multi-episode docuseries
On Monday, the streamer announced a new multi-episode docuseries that will follow the USWNT on its journey to win a record-setting third straight WWC.
July 19, 2023