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Read about product updates, our journey to start and grow a software business and other insights from the Five Ravens team.

Make sense of schedules

Small sports clubs or leagues who aren't using a modern product like Five Ravens often rely on spreadsheets and PDFs to share schedules with parents, players, coaches and officials. Spreadsheets and PDFs cause issues in several ways. These issues …

Hello, Messages

We recently launched a major new feature: Messages. From inside any Five Ravens account, you can send group and person-to-person messages. Messages are delivered to people via email. They can be used for updates on games, practice sessions, league …

Product update: November 2019

For everyone else, Christmas is about a month away (far too long in my kids' opinion). In Five Ravens land, guess what? Christmas came early! Here's our gifts to you, our beloved customers. Send group, team and person-to-person messages You can now …

Product update: September 2019

Autumn is here in the Yukon. Trees, hills and mountainsides are beautiful shades of yellow, red and green. Kids are back to school and people are settling into new routines. For Five Ravens, autumn means many sport organizations (clubs, leagues and …

This is Five Ravens

Mike and I recently put up a landing page for Five Ravens . Five Ravens is sports management software designed specifically for small leagues and tournaments. It's our new software-as-a-service product. We want to launch Five Ravens in a few months. …

Introducing, Five Ravens

Since we started the journey to a new software product, my business partner Mike and I have been working many late nights and early mornings. We've been moving slowly but methodically, designing both the technical architecture and user interface …

Starting the journey to bring a new product idea to life

Before I began working in government, at times I was shocked and frustrated by how long what I perceived as simple tasks – getting an invoice paid or having a decision be made – took to be accomplished. Now that I've been inside government – coming up on …