In The News

Recent news and recognition for Rivals.
September was a busy month, read on to learn how Rivals is progressing.

September 2022 Update

Sep 29, 2022

September was a very productive month. We've compiled just the highlights in this flipping book. Read on to learn how Rivals is progressing.

Preparing to launch two sets of weekly games with Empire Media Group.


Sep 29, 2022

We are preparing to launch two sets of weekly games with Empire Media Group on Radar Online and OK Magazine. Their combined audience is over 20M people per month. Here is a link to a mockup of what OK Magazine’s home page will look like.  Click on Games at the top or in the game in the middle of the page and you will be directed to play the game.

We partnered with the rapper, Nelly, to launch Three Commas Charity Golf, a TV show with an imbedded social impact game on his 3 Commas TV streaming app and channel.  We are thrilled to be the first to provide exclusive, exciting content and to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Check out the game, read our Case Study and see Nelly’s press release for some good kudos.

We have developed a joint go-to-market partnership with Sports Leadership Institute. This should accelerate our sales cycle with brands like the SEC, the NFL, MLB, and charities like Wounded Warrior Project and the Navy Seal Foundation where they are highly connected.

Rivals among the top 42 Charity funded companies in the United States.

Rivals Media In The News

Sep 29, 2022

We had a significant month being recognized several different times for our work in the charity and fundraising space.

Just Funded Media identified Rivals among the top 42 Charity funded companies in United States. They highlight top employees, founders and organizations that deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

CEO Boardroom Media tracks over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in startup companies. This list showcases John Cioe among the top 63 CEO’s operating in the Charity space.

Best Startup California highlighted Rivals among the top 101 Charity companies in California and said we are well worth following.

Blackbaud reports Online Giving trends are up 9% YOY.  Citing that online engagement is a critical component of a nonprofit organization’s communication, fundraising, advocacy, and stewardship strategy