¡The Wfs Startcup by Gsic is back!

¡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.

The call aims to showcase, support, nurture them and train entrepreneurs to transform their projects into successful companies, while improving their projection, growth and scalability, and connect them with the world’s epicenter of innovation and entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley and identify the most promising technological solutions that operate in, but not limited to, the 7 tracks.

The finalist selected startups, up to a maximum of seven (1 per track), will have the opportunity to pitch their project/startup at World Football Summit in Madrid, Spain during the 24th & 25th of September 2018.

Applications open on May 10th and close July 13th, using YouNoodle technology to manage all startup online applications.

More info at: WFS StartCup by GSIC


World Football Summit is the international event of the football industry, ga- thering the most influential professionals in order to discuss the most relevant topics and generate business opportunities.

Read More at: www.worldfootballsummit.com

Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) is a business cluster created by Microsoft Sports Team that gathers all kind of sports entities (clubs, federation, associations), institutions, tech-companies from start-ups to enterprises, research organizations, investors and key figures of sport industry to improve its value chain. To do so we focus our activities and services on 4 main points: entrepreneurship, networking, applied research and showcase. With headquarters based in Madrid, GSIC now has more than 200 partners in 26 countries around the world.

Read More at: www.sport-gsic.com

N3XT Sport is a global organization that identifies, educates and develops the world’s most promising sports technology talent by connecting startups, sports teams, athletes, technology corporations, and investors. Based in the world’s epicenter of innovation in the Silicon Valley, and with offices in Europe and the Middle East, N3XT SPORTS counts on tens of years of experience in the sports technology and business market

Read More at: www.n3xtsports.com

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