Spalk Lets Sports Fans Pick Their Commentator

New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This Startup Series has introduced over 300 startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience by allowing Founders of promising new ventures to tell their story and pitch their idea. Feel free to submit your startup’s answers to the below questions…

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Taqtile Wins SportTechie Award For Outstanding Startup

Taqtile continues to dream up new ways to put its 3D mapping technologies to work in the sports world. Through “HoloMaps,” which are holographic maps it builds through Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality platform, the company is hoping to change the ways fans, athletes and franchise stakeholders interact with sporting events and venues. This year, the…

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New York Lizards’ Paul Rabil Wins SportTechie Award For Most-Tech Savvy Athlete

In recent years, professional athletes have been focused on leveraging their personal brands and athletic gifts to become more business-savvy and get involved in tech startups and digital content creation. In selecting the SportTechie Award for Most Tech-Savvy Athlete, there were dozens of strong candidates from across the sporting spectrum who demonstrated investment savvy, digital…

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New York Jets Win SportTechie Award For Most Innovative Sports Team

At a time when demand for new technologies that improve the fan experience are at an all-time high, the New York Jets have worked hard to maintain an edge over other teams. This season, the team began engaging fans at the stadium with real-time graphics featuring Next Gen stats collected from Zebra chips in shoulder…

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Wins SportTechie Award For Most Innovative Venue

In building Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta, the ownership of the NFL’s Falcons and MLS’s Atlanta United understood the comfort of a living room couch in front of a flat-screen television and endeavored to compete with that appealing proposition. Certainly no one’s home theater can compete with the stunning visual arrays at Mercedes-Benz, which include…

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Blue Star Sports Wins SportTechie Award For Outstanding Investor

Investment dollars are flowing into the sports technology industry at a rapidly increasing rate. Athletes, traditional venture capitalists and team owners have invested in or acquired dozens of sports technology companies this year. But one group in particular stood out for making an aggressive play to reshape the burgeoning youth sports industry with technology. Blue…

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The 2017 SportTechie 20 Innovators

A person who introduces new methods, ideas or products. Look up “innovator” and you’ll find that definition, or something like it. Then ask a friend: “Who is an innovator?” You may hear “Steve Jobs,” “Thomas Edison”, “Leonardo da Vinci”. No wrong answers there. Now ask the same friend, “How did they innovate?” and the response…

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Watch The 2017 SportTechie Awards

The inaugural SportTechie Awards highlight the teams, executives, sports technologies, venues, athletes, investors and startups that most deserve recognition for their work in pushing our industry forward. For information on all nominees and award winners see our Awards page: The 2017 SportTechie Awards

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