Transforming Professional Sports for players and fans.

Maximizing athlete potential while amplifying the fan experience.

About Us

Group Sport BV, headquartered in Amsterdam, acquires and manages undervalued top-tier European football clubs, enhancing their operations and growing their world-wide audience. Europe boasts some of the world’s premier professional football clubs, with top players and passionate fans from all corners of the globe. To achieve our objectives, Group Sport leverages social media, Web3, and state-of-the-art technologies to expand clubs’ global reach and deliver a more engaging experience to their supporters.


Our Mission

Our vision is to change the way sports and media are consumed, experienced and participated in, by introducing the ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE.

Group Sport is delivers game-changing innovation in Sports, Media, and Entertainment. We seek out opportunities to leverage technology to deliver unforgettable entertainment experiences, as well as those that prioritize social and environmental responsibility. We aim to lead innovation in sports and entertainment, making a lasting positive impact on the communities of tomorrow.

Our Sweet Spot

We seek out companies with a well-rounded team with an attractive and impactful profitable product. We prioritize companies that can benefit from our technology stack and our team of experts in technology and professional sports.


Team and Advisors

Javier Perez, Founder
Managing Director

Javier began his sporting career as professional soccer/futbol player, evolving into an international sports marketing executive with 28 years experience, having worked with FIFA, UEFA, football/ soccer leagues around the world, and the world’s top 10 athletes. He has experience in all aspects from team sales and acquisitions, to team management and growth, to marketing and PR to deal structuring in the sports world.

Tim Roberts, Founder

Tim is a seasoned entrepreneur working with early-stage companies in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles in technology, transportation, and entertainment – including virtual worlds/metaverses and games. He has worked with companies like Apple, Electronic Arts, and successful startups. 2x founder, inventor, holds multiple patents. NCAA athlete, mountaineer. MFA NYU, MBA from the French business school EDHEC.

Greg Parker, Founder

Greg is a seasoned technologist and entrepreneur – founded 5 startups with exits, inventor, patent holder for peer-to-peer networks in the US and EU, Over 12 years experience in blockchain, over 3 years experience in NFTs and DAOs, over 2 years with metaverses (20 years with virtual worlds). Extensive experience building and managing large, scalable systems in blockchain, metaverses, streaming media, communications, entertainment, advertising, gaming, trading, crm, social networking, and education.

Piotr Nowak
Football Director

Piotr was voted one of the best players in the Bundesliga for the 1995–96 season while playing with 1860 Munich. Nowak played for the Poland national football team throughout the 1990s, earning 24 caps, serving as national captain for several years, and was voted Polish Player of the Year in 1996. As a coach, he is a former assistant coach of the United States men’s national soccer team under Bob Bradley, former head coach of United States U-23 men’s national soccer team, and former head coach of D.C. United and Philadelphia Union of MLS.

Zain Khan
Senior Advisor

Zain is the Co-Founder & CEO at Citizen.VC, a venture focused FinTech startup and early-stage investor built and backed by top names in Silicon Valley and Wall Street. He has been one of the early employees at Google where he established and led International Business Operations, growing Google Corporate IT from 35 employees in 1 office to 10,000+ employees in 20 offices across the world. During his tenure, he created processes and best practices that are currently applied by top Silicon Valley players like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Since founding OZ Ventures in 2005 and prior to Citizen.VC, he invested into 50 startups. Currently, he’s on the Board of Directors or Advisor to 5 startups.

Josep Maria Minguella
Senior Advisor

After studying law at the University of Barcelona, Minguella was hired by FC Barcelona in 1970 as an interpreter for English coach Vic Buckingham. When Rinus Michels took over as the club’s coach in 1971, Minguella became his assistant coach for four seasons before spending a year as secretary for Hércules CF. In 1978, he was involved in the campaign of Josep Lluís Núñez for club president of FC Barcelona. Minguella then became an international football advisor, bringing many players to FC Barcelona, including Diego Maradona, Hristo Stoitchkov, and Romario. He also discovered Lionel Messi and brought him to FC Barcelona. Minguella later served as the club’s transfer advisor under President Joan Gaspart. Today, Minguella is an active member of FC Barcelona and has a television show as a European football analyst as well as serving as the FC Barcelona Live commentator.

Legal Representation

Group Sport works with Willkie, Farr and Gallagher, Atlas, and Mazars for legal and accounting needs.

Stijn Janssen
Senior Advisor

Chief Financial Officer | Founder Family Office Consultant and International Tax Specialist of SGJ BV – The Netherlands | Europe. SGJ assists EU and Middle East families and family offices with: International tax matters, acting as in-house tax director/ general counsel, structuring family’s worldwide assets, family succession/estate planning. Furthermore, SGJ connects investors and start-ups and acts as board member of several charity and business operations for The Global Transformation Foundation Graphic, Member of The Supervisory Board and The Global Transformation Foundation. Stijn was also the Director – founder of Check6 Graphic: MENA region office – Dubai: Check6 ( is an independent fintech company that offers fully automated technology/ reporting solutions to HNWIs, family offices and banks to monitor and consolidate non-bankable and bankable assets to provide better insights in risks and performances.


European Headquarters:

Group Sport BV
Oudebrugsteeg 9,
1012 JN Amsterdam

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