On February 1st and 4th, the finalists of Sport Thinkers eSports competition had presented their solutions online to Mediapro and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) and after two intense days of online presentations, the winners of the call are: HERO, Brintia and TTSRTS from Argentina, Spain and Chile.
The company YBVR (Yerba Buena VR) joined the GSIC in April of 2018 and since that moment the US / Spanish startup has been making success wherever it went. They have collaborated with the Madrid Mutua Open, they won the Startcup Challenge 2018 (the startup competition that took place at the World Football Summit 2018), they have been winners of Sport Thinkers Smart Stadium and now they are planning a pilot with the Real Sociedad football club, and this January they have been at the Australian Open producing contents for exclusive virtual reality experiences in 360 live video. We interviewed Hector Prieto, the CEO of the company, while he was at the Australian Open. Hector shared details of the experience he was living during the days of the championship, as well as the history of the path he took along with his start-up towards Melbourne Park.
LaLiga and GSIC launch the largest global competition for startups on disruptive solutions in the football, sports and entertainment industry LaLiga and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) present the Startup Competition 2019 by The Original Inspiration Centre by LaLiga supported by GSIC, a joint initiative to identify the best technological developments in the sports and entertainment industry. The aim is to empower digital talent developing disruptive solutions in the football, sports, and entertainment industry which can help continue LaLiga’s growth in the field of technology and innovation, by means of a global technological startups competition that closes on March 30.
LaLiga and GSIC launch the largest global competition for startups on disruptive solutions in the football, sports and entertainment industry LaLiga and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) present the Startup Competition 2019 of The Original Inspiration Centre by LaLiga supported by GSIC, a joint initiative to identify the best technological developments in the sports and entertainment industry. The aim is to empower digital talent developing disruptive solutions in the football, sports, and entertainment industry which can help continue LaLiga’s growth in the field of technology and innovation, by means of a global technological startups competition starting on 29 January.
The call for the Sport Thinkers eSport had finished on January 15 and the names of the 9 finalists of this competition organized by the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft in collaboration with the Mediapro are already known. This competition for technology-based companies aims to identify and select innovative initiatives that will have a positive impact on the digital treatment of business models associated with eSports to support them and offer collaborative business opportunities with Mediapro. The competition finalists come from 5 different countries: Argentina, Australia, Chile, Spain, Hungary, and they offer innovative technology solutions that can help Mediapro to develop new initiatives and formulas in eSports. The technologies based on the blockchain, video analysis, artificial intelligence, and big data are some of those that were chosen by Mediapro and the GSIC as the result of the evaluation process.
GSIC offers to its members a new activity: Let’s Talk! Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft invites all its members to participate in our new initiative named “Let’s talk!” with an idea to stay in touch continuously every month, share with our news and listen to you. With this format of virtual talks, we want to give you an opportunity to stay updated on everything that’s going on in the GSIC. But also, it is an open space for our members where they can talk to us and share their news, questions, and doubts, ideas, needs, etc. We want to know how are you doing and how we can help you! Each Talk will take place on the last day of each month and will last approx. 30 min. We will schedule different sessions according to different geographical and time zones. If you want to [...]
GSIC is officially an EPSI member The members of the European Platform for Sports Innovation (EPSI) have officially approved the full membership of the Global Sport Innovation Centre – GSIC. EPSI is a networking organisation that focuses on innovation in the area of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health in Europe. EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly environment for the EU’s sports industry in order to stimulate technological innovation and to set up innovative technology businesses. Enhancing performance in sports, stimulating an active lifestyle through sport and movement and creation of new business. Innovation in sports is an important factor in nowadays companies success. The European Platform for Sports Innovation is on EU level the partner of the sports sector to stimulate and strengthen the innovation power. With this membership, GSIC will be able to provide its members with an access to a EU [...]
New partners - December 2018 DeepData - Offers technological consulting services and software development and integration, applying new technologies in data analysis and processing (Business intelligence and Big Data) in the fields of IoT, security, energy, telecommunications, smart city, building and industry. They have developed one of the most complete Energy Management System (EMS) platforms on the market: DEEPENERGY. It’s a powerful tool that serves for the monitoring, analysis and control of energy consuming installations of any type of property. Iristrace - Transforming the management of Business Risk into Business Value Motti - Motti offers to all the sports fans the possibility of have individual experiences, related to their own preferences, situation and context, through a mobile phone, ipad or tablet. We connect the reality around you with your second screen. At the stadium or [...]