The American leading Daily Fantasy Sports brand – DraftKings has revealed their aim that in the next 18 months they will give their efforts in “aggressive” hiring plan, which will enlarge the employees' number in the company by 75 %.
In a public statement, the leader in the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) industry the Chief Executive Officer and the co-founder of DraftKings Jason Robins said: “We are entering an exciting phase of accelerated growth at DraftKings as we continue to develop new products and diversify our offerings. To meet these needs and remain at the forefront of innovation, DraftKings is focused on hiring top talent.”
However, according to the plans, the American daily fantasy sports heavyweight DraftKings intend to increase their workforce from its present 425 employees to almost double, nearly 750 in a period no longer than a year and a half, by the middle if 2019. Simultaneously, at the same moment the American company from Boston, Massachusetts has revealed their current plans for a brand new headquarters again in Boston with extended premises which will be double the size of DraftKings current office.
The company has confirmed the fact that the new premises in Boston will be base for no less than 600 of its workers.
The new DraftKings office of 105,000 square feet will be located at 500 Boylston Street in the Back Bay suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. It likewise plans to extend its in-house media production studio planning to make unique employee "neighborhoods" intended to cultivate cross-office collaboration.
About the new office development, co-founder and CEO of DraftKings, Jason Robins added: “We are also honing in on our commitment to Boston by opening a new headquarters in the city. We’re especially thankful to Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh and the state’s legislative leadership for their continued support of our company and Boston’s thriving tech economy.”
DraftKings relocation is scheduled to be completed by the middle of 2019.
Here is what you need to know about DraftKings:
DraftKings is an innovative sports-tech and media entertainment platform changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and athletes by bringing fans closer to the game. DraftKings, headquartered in Boston, MA, offers daily and weekly fantasy sports contests across ten professional sports in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Malta, Germany, Ireland, and Austria. Founded in 2012 by Matt Kalish, Paul Liberman, and Jason Robins, DraftKings makes sports better and better sports fans by creating the ‘Game Inside the Game.’