The Players' Tribune

Introducing The Players’ Tribune, a new media platform that will present the voices of professional athletes, bringing fans closer to the games they love than ever before. Founded by Derek Jeter, The Players’ Tribune aims to provide unique insight into the daily sports conversation and to publish first-person stories directly from athletes. From video to podcasts to player polls and written pieces, The Tribune will strive to be “The Voice of the Game.”
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
79 (est)+4%
The Players' Tribune was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, US

The Players' Tribune Office Locations

The Players' Tribune has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
1435 601 W 26th St

The Players' Tribune Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$67.5 m

Latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

8 months


The Players' Tribune's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $40 m. In total, The Players' Tribune has raised $67.5 m

Traffic Overview of The Players' Tribune

The Players' Tribune Online and Social Media Presence

The Players' Tribune News and Updates

After Hurricane Irma, U.S. Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten

The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) are facing a communication crisis as families resort to social media to receive information on loved ones and the state of their homes in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Media accounts of the record-breaking storm have focused largely on Florida, but comparabl…

Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Kirsten Green and Sebastian Thrun to talk shop at Disrupt SF

 What do Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Kirsten Green, and Sebastian Thrun all have in common? Well, they’ll be at Disrupt SF (September 18-20) to tell their stories on stage, and we’re absolutely thrilled to have them join us for the biggest tech startup conference in all the land. We hope to see you …

Why the Finals aren't the most important story in the NBA this week

While the NBA Finals dazzle us all, there's another story playing out in pro basketball, a sinister tale revolving around Turkish center Enes Kanter.  Kanter's Oklahoma City team was eliminated from the playoffs long ago. But what's happening with him right now is dark. It's troubling.  And it's…

Derek Jeter on why he started The Players’ Tribune

 Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 Derek Jeter and Jaymee Messler, founders of The Players’ Tribune, sat down with TechCrunch Editor in Chief Matthew Panzarino. The conversation started with the thesis behind the startup, which was founded shortly after Jeter retired. Read More

Watch The Disrupt NY Day One live stream right here

 Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to our Day One coverage of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017. We have an incredible line-up for you today, including a chat with Derek Jeter and Jaymee Messler of the Players’ Tribune, the NYT’s Mark Thompson, Yahoo’s Bob Lord, and Adam Neumann. Plus, we have panels on inves…

A place for pro athletes to share the selves that fans never see

It can seem like everyone has a podcast these days, but a new series from former NBA player Etan Thomas has been a long time coming — it taps into a concept that got lodged in his brain back during a decade-long NBA career that ended in 2011.  "A lot of the time, people think they know athletes,…
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