The second session focused on “Business Development Models in Sport: a universal or a sui generis approach?” with two complementary presentation by Ramiro Torres (Project Manager of The Original Inspiration Centre by LaLiga supported by GSIC – Spain) and Michele Napoli (Head of Business Development, RCS Sport – Italy).
Technology in a digital native sector such as electronic sports is part of the day-to-day of the industry. However, despite being an obvious asset, there is still much to see, and, in the future, it must enable an evolution of the sector and help create more sustainable models. On the June 13th, Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft, Global Esports Summit, and Esports Bureau, organized a GESx TECH by GSIC: ESPORTS, THINKING FOR THE FUTURE, an event to learn about some technologies and projects that will evolve the esports sector in the immediate future.
The Global Sports Innovation Center signs collaboration agreement with Sports Analytics World Series 2018
The Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft is collaborating with the main forum for professionals in the Sports Industry in Europe to enhance the innovation in sports industry that offers an exhibition of the most disruptive applications worldwide for sports data, technology in European stadiums, business and performance in the field. In addition, you can learn how big data, IoT, wearables, eSports, virtual reality and artificial intelligence are transforming the future of sports, media and entertainment. It is a great forum for learning, networking and creating collaborations with some of the best minds in Europe. The GSIC participates as a collaborator at all the 5 events that take place this year to give support to the organization, be a part of the jury at the startup challenges that follow each of the event and offer different benefits to GSIC´s partners. GSIC partners benefits: 30% tickets discount 40% exhibtion discount [...]
¡The Wfs Startcup by Gsic is back! World Football Summit and Global Sport Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) join forces for the third consecutive year to organize the WFS StartCup and this year, they are joined by N3XT Sports as exclusive collaborator. Madrid, May 10th, 2018 - World Football Summit (WFS), in partnership with Global Sport Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) and N3XT Sports, are launching the 2018 STARTCUP in Madrid to locate the best sportstech projects and/or startups across the globe transforming the football and sports industry. This is joint call for projects and/or startups that offer solutions that impact the football and/or sports industry. The technological areas of interest that will be evaluated are distributed in 7 tracks: Quantified-self, Sport digital platforms, Smart & immersive facilities, Fan engagement & experience, Media & rights, N3XT generation of sponsorship, eSports, emerging sports, virtual currencies & betting. [...]
Ngage receives a special mention award at the Euroleague Basketball Tech Challenge for their remarkable entrepreneurship spirit
Ngage receives a special mention award at the Euroleague Basketball Tech Challenge for their remarkable entrepreneurship spirit The EB Tech Challenge gathered 62 applicants from 17 countries with cutting-edge technologies applicable in sports 04/18/2018. - The Israeli startup NGAGE, associated to the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft, has been awarded a Special Mention Award after impacting the jury of the contest with their great entrepreneurial spirit. The Tech Callenge counted initially only with three prizes: Tech Challenge Overall Winner, Most Disruptive Solution and Best Pitch. The brilliant presentation of NGAGE solution and their high level of motivation throughout the competition, led to the creation of a Special Mention Award to highlight the commotion generated by this company both in the organizers of the competition and in the members of the jury. This first edition of Tech Challenge organized by Euroleague Basketball in collaboration with La Salle [...]
Asics launches new business and innovation division in Barcelona to drive future growth in collaboration with the Global Sports Innovation Center
Asics launches new business and innovation division in Barcelona to drive future growth in collaboration with the Global Sports Innovation Center UNIQUE STARTUP PROGRAMME ‘TENKAN-TEN’ IS LOOKING TO REVOLUTIONISE THE SPORT AND WELL-BEING SECTOR 3/08/2018. ASICS, the true sport performance brand, announced the launch of an exciting venture in the creation of a ‘New Business and Innovation Division’ as part of the company’s sustainable growth plan. The EMEA division will see the team operating out of the newly opened ASICS offices in Barcelona and will focus on new services, products, technologies, methodologies, business models and consumer experiences to drive innovation, learning and expertise in the business as part of the strategic growth plan. The aim will be to find opportunities which can help ASICS get the world moving, in line with its ‘I MOVE ME’ brand positioning. Throughout its history, ASICS has focused its strategy on innovation, the [...]
Ricardo Tormo Race Circuit, the first track integrated into the Global Sports Innovation Center´s network
Ricardo Tormo Race Circuit, the first track integrated into the Global Sports Innovation Center´s network The primary objectives of the agreement are digital transformation, fan experience and the implementation of smart features 1/30/2018. Ricardo Tormo Race Circuit has become a part of the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC), a worldwide network throughout the sports industry, technology companies, sports organizations and academic institutions. The general manager of GSIC, Iris Córdoba, and the general manager of the Ricardo Tormo Race Circuit, Gonzalo Gobert, have signed an agreement for Cheste circuit to become the first track to join the innovation center. More than 170 members from 22 different countries and all facets of sports come together in Microsoft´s leading initiative, including entities like LaLiga, ACB, Real Madrid or the Real Sociedad de San Sebastián and with brands like Cigna, LG or Orange among many others. There are four [...]