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Matan Ganani


Matan Ganani



Matan Ganani – an Israeli living in Madrid, loves sports, technology, Real Madrid, and his family. He’s been lucky enough to turn his passion into his career by becoming a 2-time entrepreneur in the sports-tech space.

His first venture – Never Empty, was a pricing optimization platform for tickets for live events, focusing on sports, and working with some of Europe’s largest football clubs and venues.

His current venture – FANS-LEAGUE, is a platform which measures, quantifies, and gamifies the way fans consume sports. FANS-LEAGUE works with some of the largest media companies and leagues in the world.

Matan also serves as a mentor and early-stage advisor in startup accelerators and incubators.

He is an IE Business School MBA and holds an LLB (Law) and a BA (Political Science).

Corporate Experience

• VP Business Development (late founder), FANS-LEAGUE, Israel, 2018 – Present

• Founder & CEO, Never Empty, Spain, 2013-2017

• Goldfarb Seligman & Co, Israel, trainee lawyer – capital markets, 2010-2011

Academic Experience

• Startup Mentor & Adjunct Professor, IE Business School, 2015- present

• Entrepreneur Mentor & Pitch Coach, Law Without Walls, University of Miami Law School, 2014-present

• Mentor & Startup Advisor, Founder Institute, 2016-Present

Academic Background

• International MBA, IE Business School, Spain, 2013

• LLB (Law), IDC, Israel, 2009

• BA (Political Science & Government), IDC, Israel, 2009