Angle City FC - NWSL in Los Angeles

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) today announced that a majority woman-founded group led by Academy Award-winning actress and activist Natalie Portman, technology venture capitalist Kara Nortman, media and gaming entrepreneur Julie Uhrman, and tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian who led the investment through his firm Initialized Capital, has secured the exclusive right to bring a professional women’s soccer team to Los Angeles to kick off in Spring 2022.

ACFC will play at Banc Of California Stadium
Angel City FC will play at the banc of california stadium

Angel City FC’s ownership wants to bring a new philosophy to sports

 

Former U.S. Soccer women’s national team member Abby Wambach wants to use her position as a part owner in Angel City FC to level the playing field for women athletes by pushing for higher salaries, better working conditions: Continue reading

 

 

Angel City FC wants to break all the records

Head of corporate partnerships Jess Smith talks goals, values, and setting records. Continue reading

Angel City FC’s expansion draft scheduled for Dec. 16

Plenty of time to prepare for it. Continue reading

Still more investors - this is the hottest thing LA's done since... Well I'm not sure!

Over 4 dozen of the original 60 investors are women. Led by consortium President Julie Uhrman, the founding investor group includes Serena Williams and daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr., actors Uzo Aduba, Jessica Chastain, America Ferrera, Jennifer Garner, and Eva Longoria, late night talk show host Lilly Singh, former US Women’s National Team players including twelve representing Southern California including Julie Foudy, Mia Hamm, Rachel Buehler, Shannon Boxx, Amanda Cromwell, Lorrie Fair Allen, Ronnie Fair Sullins, Joy Fawcett, Angela Hucles, Shannon MacMillan, Tisha Venturini Hoch, and Saskia Webber, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and FIFA World Cup Champions Lauren Cheney Holiday and Abby Wambach, author and activist Glennon Doyle, Netflix VP Original Content Cindy Holland, tech entrepreneur and filmmaker Casey Neistat, Founding Board Member of Baby2Baby, Sabina Nathanson, Media Executive David Nathanson, Baby2Baby Co-President Norah Weinstein, and Bad Robot President and COO Brian Weinstein.

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