Tykoon Sports, the pioneering Black NIL marketing agency, and Unchained Inc., the tech company dedicated to connecting HBCU grads and people of color with companies seeking qualified talent, proudly announce their strategic partnership aimed at creating exceptional professional experience opportunities for student-athletes. Together, these two visionary organizations are committed to preparing student athletes for successful careers beyond the playing field.

The partnership centers on the integration of Unchained’s innovative recruitment tech platform and Tykoon Sports’ expertise in athlete development, enabling student-athletes to gain increased visibility among companies actively seeking to hire diverse and talented individuals. By leveraging Unchained’s innovative platform, Tykoon Sports athletes will have enhanced access to prospective employers, fostering meaningful connections that open doors to exciting post-graduation opportunities.

Key highlights of the collaboration include:

Unchained Tech Software Integration: Student-athletes represented by Tykoon Sports will now have exclusive access to Unchained’s cutting-edge tech software, revolutionizing the way they connect with potential employers and other professionals nationwide.This seamless integration ensures that their unique skill sets and talents receive the recognition they deserve, empowering them to make informed career choices.

Workshop Events: As part of their joint commitment to nurturing student-athletes’ professional growth, Tykoon Sports and Unchained will organize collaborative workshop events. Tykoon Sports will share valuable insights into the world of NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) and highlight the transferable skills possessed by student-athletes. Simultaneously, Unchained will serve as the subject matter expert, providing essential guidance on professional experience, interview preparation, and career development.

Athlete Ambassadors: The partnership introduces a novel opportunity for Tykoon Sports athletes to become ambassadors for companies advocating for diverse opportunities. As ambassadors, student-athletes can leverage their NIL to support educational advocacy initiatives. This unique aspect of the partnership aligns with the organizations’ shared vision of empowering the next generation of diverse talent.

“We are thrilled to join forces with Unchained Inc. and embark on a journey that empowers student-athletes to reach their full potential both on and off the field,” said Peter Iwuh, CEO of Tykoon Sports. “By combining our expertise in NIL marketing with Unchained’s groundbreaking

technology, we are confident that this partnership will create lasting impacts on the lives of these talented student-athletes.”

“We believe that every student-athlete deserves the opportunity to succeed professionally after dedicating themselves to their sport and education,” stated Bilal Issifou, Founder of Unchained Inc. “With Tykoon Sports’ unparalleled understanding of NIL marketing and our expertise in connecting qualified talent with top companies, we are excited to offer a comprehensive support system that empowers student-athletes to thrive in their careers.”

About Tykoon Sports:

Tykoon Sports is a pioneering Black NIL marketing agency dedicated to empowering student-athletes to leverage their name, image, and likeness for personal and professional

growth. With a mission to champion diversity and inclusivity within college sports, Tykoon Sports helps athletes build strong personal brands and connects them with meaningful opportunities.

About Unchained Inc.:

Unchained is a revolutionary tech company committed to connecting HBCU grads and early career professionals with companies seeking qualified talent. Through their cutting-edge software and comprehensive support system, Unchained bridges the gap between talented individuals and employers, promoting diversity and equal opportunities within the workforce.

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