Tech Talk: Former Phillie Ryan Howard invests in Conshohocken-based sportscasting camps

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Philadelphia Phillie turned venture capitalist Ryan Howard recently announced an investment in Conshohocken-based Play by Play Sports Broadcasting Camps. (Photo courtesy of flickr.com.)

Conshohocken-based Play by Play Sports Broadcasting Camps trains future sportscasters in its weeklong programs for kids, and former Phillies slugger Ryan Howard is betting on the future with a major investment.

The company, which currently offers camps in nine cities across the U.S., received an investment from SeventySix Capital, in a deal led by Howard, who joined Wayne Kimmel’s firm in May of last year, writes Roberto Torres at technical.ly.

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The size of the investment was not disclosed, but the Radnor firm said in October its typical deal size was in the $250,000 to $1 million range.

Play by Play employs three full-timers out of its Montco HQ and 40 part-timers. The capital will help the company scale its programs and include a digital skills component.

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