Newsletter November 2018

Sport Thinkers eSports Competition is open!
GSIC and Mediapro open a cal to discover innovative initiatives in eSports

Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) and its strategic partner Mediapro are launching a new competition of technology-based startups within Sport Thinkers program, which this time will be dedicated to eSports.
The Sport Thinkers eSports, designed by GSIC, is aiming to identify and select innovative initiatives that will have a positive impact on the digital treatment of business models associated to eSports to support them and offer collaborative business opportunities with Mediapro.

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Immersion week with Real Sociedad
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The Immersion Week for Sport Thinkers Smart Stadium took place from November 4 till November 7 in San Sebastian.
During 4 days Batura Mobile Solutions (Spain)Brintia (Spain)Cinfo (Spain), Deep Data (Spain), Iristrace (Spain), iXpole (Belgium)NFCSound (Netherlands), Pressenger (Hungary)Solos (Australia)Yarr TV (Spain), Yerba Buena VR (United States) got the near approach to Real Sociedad S.A.D. Together with GSIC team they visited Anoeta stadium to get to know the facilities and to see the football match between Real Sociedad ans Sevilla FC; also, they had working sessions with Real Socieadad's responsibles for innovation and digital area, did networking among them, visited Zubieta (Real Sociedad's football academy) and finally, presented their solutions adapted to what they've learned during the immersion week, so they recieved Real Sociedad's evaluation and feedback for the future pilots.
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Upcoming events
Presenting CXO and Social Dashboards
December 4, you can get to know CXO Dashboard and the Social Dashboard and have been designed by Microsoft to facilitate sport organizations in measuring its business performance as well as reach and engagement of official social media accounts. To joing the VM, contact [email protected]

On December 11, our partners Atribus, Content Stadium and Playgorithm will share with you how to create sports media content, analyse its real impact and improve to maximize the efficiency of your social media networks.


The call for Sport Thinkers eSports closes on December 16. Don't miss your opportunity to grow your business idea with the support of Mediapro!

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Virtual Meetings of November

November 15, our partners Nanfor Ibérica and Brintia shared with all partners in the collaboration with GSIC, main insights on machine learning, the computational vision, speech recognition, bots, applications in the sports sector as well as a scalable and customized solution, applying Microsoft technologies in Artificial Intelligence and ChatBots, optimizing costs and resources to help solve common challenges in the attention of their fans. 

November 20, the startups from Asics TENKAN TEN program presentad their companies to our ecosystem. They are A-Champs, Curv, Running City, Entrenarme and Pyrates. All of them will join the GSIC in February 2019.
GSIC partners visit Microsoft Headquarterd in Redmond - November 29 and 30
These last two days of the months, November 29 and 30 we are holding a business trip to Microsoft EBC in Redmond for our members.
During these days our members are learning about Microsoft envisioning in Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Predictive Anaysis and Machin Learning as well as Microsoft solutions such as Office 365, Dinamics 365 and Azure.
This year our 12 partners from 6 countries are attending this visit.
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Get to know new members who joined the GSIC in October
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Our partner's news
FanChain Becomes Official Cryptocurrency of FanWide, the World’s Largest Fan Club Network
FanWide has signed an exclusive partnership with FanChain, a blockchain sports ecosystem backed by the NFL Players Association, David Stern (former NBA commissioner), Jim Boeheim (Syracuse head basketball coach), Steve Smith (NBA All-Star), Vernon Davis (NFL Super Bowl Champion) and many other top names in sports.  FanWide will soon begin offering tokens to rewards fans for attending game watch parties and other user engagement on the platform, while using the blockchain to provide transparency for tracking user attendance
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The International Humans Company collaborates with Spanish Badminton Federation for children education in healthcare and wellbeing
THE INTERNATIONAL HUMANS COMPANY, through its training brand DesarrollaTUMente, (Develop your mind), collaborates with the BADMINTON SPANISH FEDERATION and has created the contents for the CHILD / YOUTH NUTRITION COURSE, which will be taught in this scholar course to educators from more than 800 schools and centers. The objective of the program is the diffusion of Badminton as a tool for HEALTH and WELFARE of students in their childhood and youth, providing teachers and parents with knowledge for a better nutritional education.
The training is part of the BÁDMINTON + program, included within the event of exceptional public interest, 2020 Sports Support Plan, and after this module other areas of education and training suitable to cover the skills needs of educators and parents will be covered with the direct impact on the health and welfare of students.
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