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Oakland Soul Sports Club Proudly Announces Purpose-Driven Partnership with CircleCI

CircleCI will be the Souls’ inaugural USL W front of jersey sponsor for the 2024 season

Oakland,CA —Oakland Soul Sports Club (SC) today announced that it has formalized a year-long, purpose-driven partnership with Bay Area tech company CircleCI, a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform that helps developers build and ship better software. CircleCI will serve as Oakland Souls’ inaugural USL W front-of-jersey sponsor for the 2024 season.

“I’m proud to announce CircleCI as our first-ever Oakland Soul front of jersey partner. This new partnership aligns with our mission to use the power of sports as a force for social good and presents limitless opportunities for us to drive meaningful impact together in our community and beyond.” Andrea Lepore, Oakland Soul VP, Brand Partnerships

Oakland Soul and CircleCI will collaborate on community programs founded on shared values around accessibility, inclusion, and community. Their vision for a purpose-driven partnership is to find ways to help the community explore opportunities at the intersection of innovation, technology, and women’s soccer.

“It’s an incredible privilege to support Oakland Soul as they continue to be an inspiration to our community and force for good, both on and off the field. As a Bay Area company whose mission is to help software developers build the next great thing, we’re excited to offer opportunity and access to our communities who are looking to build the future, whether it’s through the next best AI app or a new soccer field in the heart of Oakland.” Jim Rose, CEO of CircleCI

Oakland Soul SC jersey featuring CircleCI will release on 4/18 with a special launch party from 6:30-8:30PM at Nido’s Backyard in Oakland. RSVP below to join the party and get your hands on the CircleCI Soul jersey.

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About CircleCI

CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, enabling more than two million global users on elite engineering teams like Okta, Hinge, and Hugging Face to rapidly build, test, deploy, and monitor software they can trust. Through powerful pipeline automation, CircleCI manages limitless complexity at scale through unmatched flexibility and reliability, reducing the time from build to delivery by 3x the industry average. For more information about CircleCI, visit or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

About Oakland Soul

Oakland Soul women’s soccer team serves as an elite pathway to pro soccer, providing a high-quality training environment while empowering players. One day at a time…one game at a time.