Blue Star Sports Announces Strategic Alliance with The Network of Giving

Charitable Donations to Support Youth Sports

BOSTON--Blue Star Sports, the leading integrated software and payments provider to youth sports organizations, and the Network of Giving Alliance LLC, an organization which delivers technology solutions using the power of everyday digital transactions to support important causes and communities around the world, today announced a new strategic alliance.

Blue Star Sports Announces Strategic Alliance with The Network of Giving

The alliance will combine Blue Star's expertise in registration, payments, scheduling and social platforms, with the Network of Giving's pioneering innovations utilizing existing technological and financial infrastructures to ignite charitable giving by linking consumers, local merchants, banks, payment networks and other financial services organizations in a dynamic ecosystem, creating an entirely new way of driving tremendous positive social change for local communities.

"We are excited to work with the Blue Star Sports team to deliver our proven 'Network of Giving' platform and generate charitable donations to help support youth sports organizations around the world, with 100% pass through and 100% accountability" said Terry Tietzen, Executive Director of the Network of Giving.

"Enhancing our Blue Star technology solutions with the Network of Giving will add significant value to our local sports organization customers, helping manage their costs and making youth sports more accessible to youth athletes everywhere," said Rob Wechsler, Founder and CEO of Blue Star Sports. "The Network of Giving will help local retail merchants profitably grow their businesses with a measured result while contributing a merchant-defined donation to amateur sports organizations of their customer's choice, at no cost to the customer" added Mr. Wechsler.

About Blue Star Sports
With nearly 20 million users in 23 countries, Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative technology platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs, and associations. Companies under the umbrella of Blue Star Sports include Bonzi, Pointstreak Technologies, Goalline, and PrimeTime Sports. Backed by Worldpay, Providence Equity, and other sports industry investors, Blue Star Sports is headquartered in Frisco, Texas. To learn more about how Blue Star Sports will revolutionize youth sports management, visit www.bluestarsports.com.

About Network of Giving
The Network of Giving believes in building meaningful and impactful philanthropic solutions for the next generation. In a world they now embrace as daily life, they learn how their decisions can make direct change in the communities where they live, work and shop. To learn more about the Network of Giving, visit www.thenetworkofgiving.org.

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