SEATTLE, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — vintage branda digital sports brand, and MGLa NIL Compliant Marketplace for Athletes and Brands, announced a strategic partnership to develop and monetize merchandising brands for all college athletes.
The Vintage Brand College Athlete Marketplace allows athletes to create and grow their own personal merchandising brand. College athletes can now enroll in the merchandising program through the MOGL platform which gives all athletes the opportunity to monetize their name, image and likeness in a safe, secure and compliant manner.
“The Vintage Brand College Athlete Marketplace provides a turnkey platform to create and market individual college athlete brands and allow fans to purchase branded merchandise,” said Chad Hartvigson, co-founder of Vintage Brand. “Our innovative technology platform and print-on-demand manufacturing enable college athletes to build and monetize their merchandising brand.”
Powered by technology from Vintage Brand, the new platform will allow National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college athletes to create, build and grow their own merchandising brand. The platform provides a turnkey e-commerce store, printing, fulfillment, and customer service. College athletes earn money on every sale from their online store.
“This strategic partnership allows MOGL to leverage the Vintage Brand platform to create unique merchandising opportunities to help all college athletes maximize their value,” said, Michael Youngco-founder and creative director of Vintage Brand.
“The combination of Vintage Brand’s branding and e-commerce expertise, along with MOGL’s NIL-compliant marketplace, provides a premier solution for college athletes to grow and monetize their brand.”
Both companies were founded by Notre Dame University alums and former college athletes. Co-founders of MOGL Ayden Syal and Brandon Wimbush were classmates at Notre Dame University. While our LadyBrandon started 16 games as a quarterback and led the Irish to a 10-3 record in 2017. Both are graduates of Mendoza College of Business.
Co-founder of the Vintage brand Chad Hartvigson is a former university of our Lady student-athlete and alumnus of Mendoza College of Business. Chad was a member of the 1990-91 Notre Dame baseball teams which included a 91-28 win-loss record and won back-to-back Midwestern Collegiate Conference titles.
About the Vintage brand
Vintage Brand is a digital athletic apparel and merchandise brand celebrating the rich history of American sports culture. The company has curated and digitally restored more than 25,000 authentic vintage works of art, weaving over a century of American sports memorabilia, connecting fans to the history of their favorite teams. Vintage Brand has launched the first college athlete brand merchandising marketplace offering college athletes the opportunity to monetize their name, image and likeness through branded merchandise. All products are designed and printed in the United States To learn more, visit vintagebrand.com.
MOGL is a minority-founded, impact-driven startup designed to empower athletes and the local community in the age of name, image and likeness. MOGL has pledged to donate proceeds to local youth sports programs in underserved areas.
SOURCE Vintage Brand