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What We Do
We set the value of an athlete's name, image & likeness with our Klout Machine score and provide a platform for brands to transact on it.
This is Klout Machine.
The Size of Your Market Makes All The Difference.
Are You On National TV This Week?
Playing Close To Home Means Everyone Already Knows Your Name.
Game Winning Shot = Game Changing Reach.
QB Is The Most Marketable Position In Sports.
Social Media Presence Has A Huge Impact On Reach.
If Everyone Is Talking About You,
You Can Get Everyone Talking About A Brand.
How do we rank athletes?
We’ve created a marketplace that uses a common currency to value NIL. This currency is called the Klout Machine score and it ranges from 0-100.
This score explains how performance on & off the field relates to exposure – which then translates to a dollar value based on the engagement.
Klout Machine handles all aspects of your NIL deal. As a brand, Sign and Date. As an athlete, Show Up. It’s that simple.
How does it work?
Klout Machine gets you paid. Fast.
All NCAA Athletes are able to sign up from Klout Machine no matter what sport, state, or conference you play in.
01. SIGN UP
Sign up and receive your Klout Machine score! Don't let people take advantage of your worth. Our score directly translates to how much your Name, Image and Likeness are worth.
Upload a schedule to get paid in your free time. Submit a picture, a screenshot, or a link to your calendar. Klout Machine will automatically show you offers during your free time.
03. RECEIVE OFFERS
Receive offers from brands and businesses. Get paid to post on social media, speak at events, wear branded clothes, use everyday products, eat at local resturants and more...
04. GET CASH
Collect your cash with Direct Deposit! You are paid as soon as your task is complete. We offer direct deposits as well as payments through Cash App or Venmo. Check out our Instagram for more info.
Leverage the Reach, Awareness, and Personality of College Athletes to Grow Your Business
Input your reach. Do you want to communicate with customers in a particular town OR promote your product across the country?
Optimize your campaign. What metric does your campaign measure? Site traffic, link clicks, conversions?
Determine the time window for this campaign. Are you looking for a one time promotion OR a months long promotion?
Match with and schedule players that fit your goals! You can find every NCAA athlete & see their value at the touch of a button with Klout Machine.
Klout Machine works to establish value so you can legally maintain your ground in the NIL space.
Our KloutMachine score determines the fair market value of an athlete for any given engagement. We offer collectives the most robust way to run charitable organizations that are NCAA 3rd party involvement compliant.
Ready To Sign Up?
Meet the team
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Somto graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree from the Fisher College of Business. While at OSU he took a heavy focus in the world of sports and how the business side of the athletic department was run. During his last two years as a student he noticed an opportunity near Ohio Stadium and started a parking company that made use of underutilized real estate. Upon graduation he went on to become an early stage employee at a high growth e-commerce company, and subsequently founded Klout Machine.
COO & CO-FOUNDER
Noah was born and raised in Cleveland Heights, OH. He has played sports his whole life and attended the Ohio State University. While there, he founded a social media app with the goal of connecting people from different areas for common goals. He has experience from all over, including building augmented reality, real estate, and private equity. His experience and background let him focus in on the most important aspect of Klout Machine: Helping athletes succeed on and off the field.
Chimdi Chekwa is an entrepreneur and the owner of The Pit BBQ Grille in Columbus. He is a former NFL cornerback and played college football at Ohio State where he achieved All-American honors. Chekwa was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round, 113th overall, in the 2011 NFL Draft. In 2016, Chekwa earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami Business School.
Archie Williamson is the founder and CEO of Diversified Systems, Inc, a management and consulting firm focused on information systems and technology. Williamson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Toledo with a focus in computer systems, and he is also a graduate of Northwestern’s Kellogg Advanced Management Executive program.