Solving the Sports Industry’s REAL challenges
LONDON: In times of uncertainty and unknown challenges in the sports universe, a new voice starts to emerge. An elite forum of top sports brands and teams have chosen a different innovation leadership stand.
With over 1,000 applicants coming from 67 different countries, after spending five full months mentoring and supporting the strongest candidates behind the scenes, this venture achieved outstanding results with the great leadership of Ryan McCumber, founder of SportsTech.ai, who led the Clubs & Federations vertical in this program.
During the demo day that ended the program, the clubs and brands shared over 17 agreed pilots, 24 pilots in the process and 2 signed deals in only 3 months of operation.
The startups were provided with the opportunity of pitching their idea and explaining the functioning of their company in front of 900 attendees.
The process of HYPE’s Global Virtual Accelerator and its steps were clearly outlined while the collaborations between startups and multinational companies were presented.
HYPE Founder & President, Amir Raveh said: “This venture proved that even during challenging times, it’s possible for all the sports ecosystem to unite and work together in order to find solutions for real challenges, and take the whole sports tech universe a major step forward, in an unusual reality”.