Newsletter – July 2022

Newsletter – July 2022

GSIC Newsletter №76 – July 2022
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The GSIC Summit's next edition will come to Singapore on November 9 and 11.
It will become a great meeting point for GSIC members to do networking, share projects and solutions, exchange knowledge, discover more about technology trends in the sports industry and create synergies.
The Summit is organized with the support of Sport Singapore and will be attended by different European and Asian sports entities and tech companies who will share their expertiese and knowledge in innovation applies to major sporting events organization, such as Sport Singapore, LaLiga Tech, SAS, Cricket Australia, ONE Esports, SailGP, Porsche, Formula E, HSBC, IMG, Sports Hub, Real Madrid, Football Association of Singapore, and more.
50+ 250+ 20+
Speakers Attendees Countries
The Summit will be composed of 3 days:
Day 1: Startups Day. Governmental and private organizations are invited to bring groups of startups to attend exclusive meetings with Singaporean sports tech industry stakeholders, investors and mentors. Full day of activities focused on startups and helping them to grow their business on the APAC market.
Startups can also participate on their own.
*Activity free for members of GSIC.
*For non-members the cost is 300€.
Participants will also have access to Conference Day and Visits Day.
Day 2: Conference Day. Panel discussions will run withing 3 main blocks: Global trends in the sporting events organization; Technological disruption for sporting events; Opening new opportunities for marketing and sponsorship.
*Members of GSIC are invited to have a speaker slot for free.
*Non-members of GSIC can become Summit's partners where the package includes
speaking opportunities.
Day 3: Visits Day. Startups Day and Conference Day attendees are invited to attend visits to the facilities of the leading sports tech entities located in Singapore.

You can already register to secure your seat for our biggest event of the year as well as let un know if you have interest in speaking at the Summit!
Our Latest
Our new White Paper is out!
The Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft worked on a document that considers the unprecedented, and in places continuing, impact of COVID-19 on Sport, by looking at three areas. First, what it takes to host major events. Second, the rise of new disciplines alongside a thirst for new formats. Third, to what extent Fan Engagement is due a redefinition.
The paper seeks to address all three themes in the context of how and why technology is enabling the growing incidence of next-generation consumer experiences.
Download the WP
Don't miss our latest report!
In collaboration with Andorra Business and Andorra Research & Innovation, with the support of SPSG Consulting, we are delighted to share with you our new report “Winter and Mountain Sports: Innovation”.
Climate change, a pandemic and changing consumer habits have placed the Winter and Mountain Sports industry at the forefront of innovation. For Andorra, 92% of their ski resort visits were international in 2019, so all these uncontrollable variables accelerated their need for digital innovation.
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Winners of Ukrainian Startups Pitch Day
In March, the GSIC powered by Microsoft has reached an agreement with Sport Tech Hub Ukraine in order to carry out a series of joint initiatives that would support Ukrainian sports tech startups in their current situation. As a result of this agreement, on June 28, we held an online Pitch Day for 12 startups with solutions for sports industry in Health and Wellness, Team and Player Performance, Business Insights, and others:.
Last month we held a special online pitch activity for #sportstech startups from Ukraine that were evaluated by 15 experts from our network.

By the results of jury evaluation, we have decided to award not 1 but 3 startups with 1-year free membership to GSIC and today we would like to officially welcome to our network of members AiSport, 12Climb LLC and Streetball App.
During this year, they will benefit on GSIC services and activities that will help them grow on the international sport industry market.
Congratulations and welcome!
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Have you met…
…Anna Stepura? – Artificial Intelligence for safe training
Anna Stepura is a Ukrainian who had been in the sports industry for 21 years, 16 of them in professional sport, and 5 years of professional coaching. Now, she's a co-founder of Sports tech startup AiSport.
This month we interviewed Anna to learn more about how to improve training with Artificial Intelligence, as well as her path from professional sport to entrepreneurship and the impact of war in Ukraine on the company.
Read Interview
Activity GSIC Global
Presentation WP Major Sporting Events
Members Solutions Showcase – Broadcasting & OTT services
Watch Video
Presentation Report "Winter and Mountain Sports: Innovation"
Watch Video
Members Solutions Showcase – Athlete tracking: AI, computer vision, machine learning
Watch Video
7th General Assembly of GSIC Memebrs
During the Assembly, our General Director, we made a summary of GSIC activities in 2021 and the detail of the KPIs for 2021 with largely positive results, as well as gave a detailed breakdown of the activities to be developed during 2022. We also presented the main figures corresponding to the operational and economic activity during the past fiscal year, audited by an independent auditor.
*Only members of GSIC can watch the recording of events
Next Industry Events
World Football Summit – September 28-29, Spain
This year we continue our collaboration with World Football Summit, and we invite you to attend Seville edition on September 28-29.

World Football Summit is where the football industry’s leading stakeholders meet to shape the future of the game and the business. WFS host world's largest and most influential community in football, providing a voice to the multiple stakeholders involved.
Sustainable University Sport Campus (SUSC)
– September 27-28
Organized by The Institute of Sport Science, Szombathely and the Institute of Health Promotion and Sport Science (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University), Innovation Centre of Eotvos Lorand University, Institute of People – Environment Transactio, in cooperation with The International Network of Sport and Health Science (INSHS, France)
More info
UK Events Summit – Octuber 26, UK
We are bringing together in one place, at one time, the UK sports, music and entertainment eco-system to share their experience of event delivery and to flag up supplier opportunities. The objective is to raise the bar on safety, profitability and values-driven legacy through the sharing of innovation and best practice.
More info
Sports Tech Nation – November 7-9, Israel
Sports Tech Nation is the leading summit of the sports
tech industry. The Summit, born in Tel Aviv, is a platform
for prominent leaders of the sports and sports tech
market to meet, discuss trends, and get acquainted with
the most disruptive technologies from the industry.
The International portion of STN is back in Tel Aviv. 2022 will be the first ever sports tech festival to celebrate our industry while networking and learning.
GSIC makes and agreement with the Football Development in Ukraine Fund, official partner of Ukrainian Association of Football
The GSIC deeply touched by the current situation desilvelving in Ukraine since February 24 of this year.
We want to express our support to all the Ukrainians on the sports industry and in the world, and to use th power of our network to provide help, because the core of our philosopphy has alvays been collaboration and team work, where everyone is helping each other in order to become stronger and grow together.
With this aim, we have established an agrement with the charity fund «Football Development in Ukraine» in order to help Ukrainian people, and specially childeren, through several initiatives.
We ecourage all our members, collaborators, partners, experts, and all the sports tech ecosystem that had been following us for the past 8 years to join us and contribute to this cause.
New Members
New strategic member of GSIC
We believe that access to pure air is just as much of a human right as access to clean drinking water.
Our goal is to create as many Pure Air Zones around the world as possible with help from all of the amazing people, companies and public entities who want to be remembered by the future generations as the ones who made the planet breathable again.
Members News
Life-size virtual fans at sport venue for the first time ever: our new Seyu Fan Totem solution debuted at the FINA World Aquatics Championships
While our solutions have already been implemented at 350+ sports events before, there is always a need for innovation, due to rapid changes in the market. This is why we came up with a sustainable and versatile solution: the new Seyu LED Fan Totem, which debuted at the 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships, where thanks to our service, thousands of people could participate at the event remotely — they could be there, without actually being there.
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Sports marketing for bookmakers
Sports Value has deepened the analysis of the performance of betting companies in the world of sports. Other sectors that we created highly specialized were: financial market, sports equipment, retail, OTT and sustainability.
In 2019, the sports betting market moved US$77 billion, according to the WLA. Of this total, US$ 34 billion in horse and dog racing and another US$ 43 billion in traditional sports. Football represented 57% of the total.
A new US$106 billion is expected to be generated between 2020 and 2025. Asia Pacific markets will account for 39% of the total.
Read more
Sportall Accelerates further growth in 2022 Finals
Building on the success of its digital sports marketplace, including ATHLETV (, FIGHT NATION (, FUTSALZONE (, UECTV ( and other live and on-demand content managed by more than 40 sports rights holders, Sportall exceeds its growth targets in the first quarter of 2022 with more than 240,000 users as of April 2022, doubling its fan base within six months.
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GSIC APAC is growing
The GSIC is continuing to work on its expansion to Asia. New members are joining the center each month to add value to the ecosystem and to open new opportunities for our members on other continents.
35 executives from NCS Singapore are visiting GSIC for an Inspiration session on Sports Tech Ecosystem
Next Industry Events
Sports Tech World Series Australia
August 30 – September 2
It’s a fact. Sports Tech changes FAST. And that’s why every year, for the last 6 years, thousands of the world’s smartest sports industry professionals, executives, investors and start-ups have descended on our Sports Tech World Series events all across the globe to learn what’s new, what’s hot, and what’s actually working RIGHT NOW in sports technology.
All That Matters – September 26-28
We're back at the start of the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix week 26-28 September 2022 as we bring the global Music, Sports, Gaming, Marketing and Digital Entertainment industries together with a lot of our new Web3 friends under the theme of “All That METAS”.
Get your ticket HERE
More info
ExPRO Fitness – September 17-19
Taking the fitness industry by storm, ExPRO Fitness is Singapore’s leading fitness event platform curated for Exercise Professionals, offering the Singapore and Southeast Asia (SEA) fitness industry exposure to evolving education from world-renowned experts inside a vibrant and motivating fitness community.
More info
Thailand Health, Wellness and Fitness Expo – June 8-11, 2023
The Expo covers the main aspects of healthy living, including: Fitness focusing on your physical health and wellness encapsulating nutrition, strength, conditioning, flexibility, and body composition looking at the ways in which they influence each other and the way in which choices create entire lifestyles.
More info
New Members
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APAC Members News
StepOut emerges as the winners of Reimagine Football Innovation contest 2022, awarded by Afc Ajax
European football organizations, including the KNVB, the Johan Cruijff Arena, UEFA, City Football Group, and AFC Ajax, have joined forces to tackle joint challenges in the football industry.
These leading European football organizations, united under the flag of ‘Football Innovation Platform’, focus on cooperating with the broader football community and beyond to find solutions and best practices for the benefit of fans, players, broadcasters, clubs, venues, leagues, and associations.
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Aser Ventures invests in Sponix Tech
Sponix, which was founded by Mohammad Ali Abbaspour in 2020, develops pioneering software that drives fan engagement and monetisation opportunities for sports rights owners, broadcasters, and brands.
Its immersive replay technology allows fans to view the best match action through the eyes of the players on the pitch. Broadcasters can utilise this first-person angle for instant match replays and via social media – boosting fan engagement and unlocking new brand partnership revenue streams.
Read more
Visit our showroom in Singapore!
Would you like to meet our GSIC APAC team as well as our offices?

You can now request a visit to the GSIC Singapore facilities through our website!


📍 6 Stadium Walk, #01-05, Singapore

Get ready to explore synergies and business opportunities in the global sports industry!
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