IMG Academy

Education Tech

IMG Academy is the world’s leading sports education brand focused on developing the next generation of student-athletes. With world-class sports facilities at its campus in Bradenton, FL, and the market-leading college recruiting platform, IMG Academy boasts the strongest sports education value proposition to student athletes, parents and coaches.

Why we invested:


Market Need

Athletic experience is a growing differentiator in the college admissions process, and sports camp enrollment is growing as pandemic-related travel restrictions have expired.


Superior Technology

IMG Academy’s NCSA College Recruiting  is the nation’s largest and most successful college      athletic recruiting platform, with over 35,000 coaches participating and over 250,000 roster placements in 35 sports.


Founder & Team

Incoming Chairman Andrew Fitzmaurice grew Nord Anglia Education into world’s #1 premium K-12 schools group under BPEA EQT ownership. COO Tim Pernetti was Athletic Director at Rutgers University and EVP at CBS Sports.

  • "We could not be more pleased to have Boyd Street Ventures as an investor. Their management team and Strategic Advisory Board can be a great source of insight, particularly in the areas of strategy and operations, and they are actively engaged in the honing for success."

  • "James has been extremely helpful in making important introductions for us. I appreciate the fact that he’s always asking me about our plans to grow even faster, and it seems that every time I talk to him he has another great idea for a potential new customer."

  • "BSV is not just a name on our company cap table. They are a valuable business partner as an investor offering strategic guidance and a strong network of industry connections, all of which contribute to our enhanced growth and success."

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