FanWide wins Spalding & HYPE Foundation Global Sports Innovation This international competition was organized by HYPE Sports Innovation, a global platform which facilitates connections and investments between the sports innovation ecosystem. The event took place in LA on February 15th of this year and it was focused in this edition on basketball innovation. The contest counted with the participation of 10 international companies who stood out among other hundreds of registered and who’s involved in the development of sports applied technologies. FanWide, the winner of the competition, is an American startup, which carries out the free platform for the organization of hangouts among sports fans so that they can enjoy several competitions together. On the other hand, sports teams and leagues can use the FanWide data platform to organize parties that strengthen the links and commitment to their fans.
NGAGE receives a special mention at the Euroleague Basketball Tech Challenge This frist edition of Tech Challenge Euroleague Basketball in collaboration with Universidad de La Salle – URL, brought together about 62 startups that applied to participate in the contest from 17 different countries. In the final of the competition that took place in Barcelona, on March 23, only 9 companies had the opportunity to present their initiatives for the solution of the existing challenges within the professional sports industry or creation of new business opportunities and participation of the fans. Among them, our partners, the Israeli startup NGAGE, who with their brilliant presentation and high level of motivation throughout the competition, got themselves a special mention that highlighted the commotion generated by this company in both, the organizers of the competition, as well as the members of the jury. The NGAGE project is a fan engagement platform [...]
One months left for the WFStartCup 2018! Another year, the GSIC and World Football Summit (WFS) collaborate organizing the WFStartcup by GSIC, a competition focused on the most innovative football startups in the world, but that also gives the opportunity to power solutions that can be applied to other sports. The StartCup will be a meeting between entrepreneurs, investors, customers and the press, the perfect environment to do business with companies that will define the future of the sector. WFS and GSIC will choose the 7 finalists, who will have the opportunity to present their elevator pitch and explain their company story to the rest of congress attendees and to an expert jury. This jury will select the winner of the WFStartcup by GSIC and will make two special mentions. The winner will receive as reward one year of adhesion to the GSIC without cost and a [...]