Warning: If you enjoy fantasy sports, I’m about to turn your world upside down.
A very good friend of ours from high school, Rehan, is the CEO and founder of a brand new company– Orpster: The Sports Stock Market — that is bringing together the world of fantasy sports and the world of Wall Street.
Beginning with the NFL season (let’s collectively pray for an NFL and NBA season), Orpster will allow you to buy and sell shares of your favorite players. Player performance is then rated based on an innovative algorithm based on traditional fantasy player statistics.
The algorithm is personalized for each player and factors in a player’s performance over the past two seasons. What this means is that when Tom Brady throws a touchdown, his stock will raise less than when–or if–Tavaris Jackson throws a touchdown.
If the player you hold stock in performs well, his stock rises, and you can sell back your shares for a tidy profit. Orpster has an easy, secure payment system and they will overnight a check to you the moment you decide to sell your shares.
If you are one of the first 500 followers on Twitter (@Orpster_SSM) or on Facebook, Orpster will give you a free $20 deposit to try out their cutting-edge software. Orpster has both a desktop client and a mobile app for the iPhone and the Android which update the stocks and statistics in real-time. Take a look at the desktop client:
Worried about a player getting injured? Orpster will sell player insurance for just $0.25 which will freeze the player’s share and/or reimburse your account with the appropriate amount if a player gets hurt.
Orpster has released a demo today to show everybody how the sports stock market will work and how easy it is to operate.
In addition to the sports stock market, Orpster will offer traditional fantasy leagues for those more inclined to participate in the old-fashioned way. Orpster is going supersonic, going to be a breakthrough business so get in now on the ground floor by testing out the software with a free $20.
Follow on Twitter: @Orpster_SSM
“Like” on Facebook: Orpster Sports Stock Market Page