ABOUT

At Rival, we don’t simply aim to get individuals to compete. We seek to change the way athletes engage with each other. We aspire to optimize the casual competitive pick-up sports scene in your area. Sporting brings out the inner competitive drive that many athletes crave, and we are here to provide you with the tool to compete and connect on a consistent basis. It is our hope that one day Rival reaches across all boundaries and connects athletes globally. Join us and #FindYourRival

 

MEET THE TEAM

  Karan Amin (CEO, Co-Founder)  Karan grew up in Corona, CA. While initially interested in the sciences and attending pharmacy school in Massachusetts, he began to develop a passion for entrepreneurship. Inspired by his early exposure to his family business, Karan set out to learn the details of independently operating a small business on a day to day basis. The skill and insight he gathered from his experience led him to explore and pursue multiple entrepreneurial projects, including Rival. He brings a unique perspective on business operations, financial accountability, and network expansion to the Rival team. A former athlete himself, he aspires to use his skills to help create the ultimate sports platform for competitive athletes.

Karan Amin (CEO, Co-Founder)
Karan grew up in Corona, CA. While initially interested in the sciences and attending pharmacy school in Massachusetts, he began to develop a passion for entrepreneurship. Inspired by his early exposure to his family business, Karan set out to learn the details of independently operating a small business on a day to day basis. The skill and insight he gathered from his experience led him to explore and pursue multiple entrepreneurial projects, including Rival. He brings a unique perspective on business operations, financial accountability, and network expansion to the Rival team. A former athlete himself, he aspires to use his skills to help create the ultimate sports platform for competitive athletes.

  Jasjeet Virk, M.D. (COO, Co-Founder)  Jasjeet is currently a resident physician specializing in primary care. Originally from Corona, CA he attended Claremont McKenna College as a Bill and Melinda Gates Interdisciplinary Science Scholar, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Environment, Economics, and Politics. An avid basketball fan and former high school basketball player, Jasjeet always enjoys his favorite hobby of playing pick-up basketball in his free time. He hopes to use his passion for sports to help turn Rival into something every athlete can rely on.

Jasjeet Virk, M.D. (COO, Co-Founder)
Jasjeet is currently a resident physician specializing in primary care. Originally from Corona, CA he attended Claremont McKenna College as a Bill and Melinda Gates Interdisciplinary Science Scholar, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Environment, Economics, and Politics. An avid basketball fan and former high school basketball player, Jasjeet always enjoys his favorite hobby of playing pick-up basketball in his free time. He hopes to use his passion for sports to help turn Rival into something every athlete can rely on.