We’ve started as department of the IT Craft - software development company with head office in Berlin. It happened in 2009, and we started with various web projects - from social networks to complex ERP systems. That time we were just several people who covered the main activities in custom projects design and delivery - architect, a couple of developers, QA and Project Manager. That was a very funny time. But even more fun came when we entered the Fantasy Sports market. In 2013 we’ve worked on the big DFS platform for one of our US partners. That was not the first project, we worked on a simpler Fantasy soccer system for our UK partner, dedicated for playing between friends, and it was quite fine. We were very excited about whole area, business logics and specific things in the niche. We were happy that we are able to apply best practices and complex solutions from technology perspective for such kinds of systems - big data processing, mathematics and algorithms for sports stats, payments integration, security, performance, native mobile apps in a live sync with web system and a lot of different other aspects. Right after public launch of the system dedicated to World Cup 2014 in a short term we’ve got 2 new contracts for Fantasy Sports systems development. That was a great push forward and we decided to organize the whole department dedicating to work in the business niche. In 2014 the whole team was 17 people, while 9 of them dedicated their efforts to the Fantasy Sports area: there were designer, front-end developer, software architect, 2 web developers and 1 mobile applications developer, 2 QAs and project manager. We launched our niche branding website (where you read this story) and started very soft promotion of our services, and since that we have already worked on more than 12 different fantasy sports projects:
That is not a secret - we are the branch of IT Craft. We are standalone department in the big software development company, that invested in us attitude to the work (only high quality), trust and patience (not everything was smooth and great) and marketing efforts. Yes, we are IT Craft, but we are also Fantasy Sports Solutions - your best provider in custom software solutions and tools for fantasy sports.
The reason always motivates doing better. When you have vision, when you have reason to do something, you achieve more and more at the end. Nobody likes to do something for nothing. And we are those - we have an aim, we have a reason and we work to our vision.
If you are working in Sports business (especially in Fantasy Sports), we passionately want to cover all IT activities you might have. We want to give you the opportunity to concentrate on proper business aims, marketing, growing, while we will handle all technical things for you.
Our mission is making the companies who work in Sports business not thinking about IT at all, as outsourcing that to us solves the question completely.
And to achieve that now our team includes specialists in all areas for reaching the greatest results, as follows:
We believe in each startup that comes to us for services, we cheer any company we work with, we always making our best for building stable long term profitable relations approaching each partner in unique way. We are continuously develop ourselves, so today we are better than we were yesterday, and tomorrow we will be better than we are today.
What do you respect in people the most? We believe that will not be very different from what we do. And the most important personal qualities are our core values: honesty, transparency, trust, continuous improves for achieving better results, professionalism, quality and, of course, high level of communication. We put that as main requirements for each team mate as well as doing our best to promote these values in relations with each partner we have.