140 episodes

Showcasing outstanding startups and initiatives in the global Sports Tech ecosystem, including accelerator & incubator programs, innovation hubs and major events. Are you looking for trends, new technologies or cooperation & investment opportunities? Here's where you can find them. The podcast is hosted by SportsTechX, a leading source for data & insights about SportsTech. For further info, such as reports, market overviews or a global SportsTech database, go to www.sportstechx.com.

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Showcasing outstanding startups and initiatives in the global Sports Tech ecosystem, including accelerator & incubator programs, innovation hubs and major events. Are you looking for trends, new technologies or cooperation & investment opportunities? Here's where you can find them. The podcast is hosted by SportsTechX, a leading source for data & insights about SportsTech. For further info, such as reports, market overviews or a global SportsTech database, go to www.sportstechx.com.

    SportBoost - Accelerator and co-investment platform that specializes in sport, innovation and technology.

    SportBoost - Accelerator and co-investment platform that specializes in sport, innovation and technology.

    Interviewing David Hernando, Head of Strategy @SportBoost

    SportBoost is an accelerator and co-investment platform that specializes in sport, innovation and technology. The accelerator is founded by Spanish legendary footballer Iker Casilas and has partnered with La Liga as their main partner, Wayra is the co-investing partner and ESIC is their educational partner.  SportBoost was formed around innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in sport and provides selected startups with the necessary resources to help them on their way to success. Earlier this month LaLiga Tech & SportBoost launched an open call for Fan Engagement startups to apply for their flagship program, the applications to which are open until the 15th of July 2022. Find out more at https://www.sportboost.es/challenge

    In this conversation, David talks about how the accelerator supports startups and initiatives with their network, their knowledge and their mentorship from within the SportBoost system and from experts within the sportstech ecosystem as a whole. He talks about adapting to the startups and initiatives and fitting into their journey to support them in a more open and fluid structure. He sheds light on the new SportBoost x La Liga Tech challenge that is specific to Fan Engagement based on La Liga’s commitment to fan engagement and improvements within that front of the sports ecosystem. He also lets us in on news that is to be announced based on work in nutrition, management of clubs/leagues and more.

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 35 min
    WeSportUp - Sports and wellness startup accelerator from Italy

    WeSportUp - Sports and wellness startup accelerator from Italy

    Interviewing Federico Smanio, Program Director of WeSportUp

    WeSportUp is Italy’s first innovation hub accelerator specifically for health and wellness. The accelerator is part of the initiative of CDP Venture Capital along with Sport and Health and is managed by Startupbootcamp and Wylab. Fastweb, Renault and Telepass are the corporate partners for WeSportUp. The applications to their flagship 3-month accelerator program are open until the 30th of June 2022. Find out more at https://www.wesportup.it

    In this conversation, Federico talks about his dual career and his journey as a professional footballer in the Italian Serie B league to the program director of Italy’s first sports accelerator - WeSportUp. The national innovation fund and the government's involvement in the accelerator. The structure of the accelerator involves two public entities, private partners and commercial corporations.

    He also talks about the invitation to the flagship accelerator for which 20 startups will be shortlisted of which 10 will make it to the acceleration program that starts in September.

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 38 min
    Liquiditeam - Tokenizing fandom with the help of blockchain

    Liquiditeam - Tokenizing fandom with the help of blockchain

    Interviewing Thomas Euler, Founder and CEO of Liquiditeam

    Liquiditeam is tokenizing fandom by using blockchain. It is a fan engagement and financing solutions for professional sports, clubs, athletes and content creators. It enables everyone who has fans to build their own platform. Liquiditeam also uses Web3 content and community management systems. Liquiditeam works at the intersection of three exciting worlds: Professional Sports, the Creator Economy, and Blockchain. Find out more at https://www.liquidi.team/

    In this conversation, Thomas talks about how liquiditeam is likened to the shopify of fan engagement. He speaks about the convergence of three exciting worlds and the future of fan engagement.

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 34 min
    Loco - India’s leading live game streaming and community platform

    Loco - India’s leading live game streaming and community platform

    Interviewing Anirudh Pandita, Founder @Loco

    Loco is India's leading live game streaming platform that is building the future gaming community in the country. Viewers can watch gaming videos all at one place. What started as a live trivia game show app developed into a platform for India's best upcoming and top gamers and hosts them as they play and stream the top trending games. It also allows fans to follow, support, and engage with the streamers. Find out more at https://loco.gg/

    In this conversation, Anirudh talks about releasing a bunch of new features that will make viewing for fans much more interactive. He speaks about how Loco initially launched as a trivia game show app and evolved into a gaming streaming platform as they believe that entertainment is a need and the two biggest trends were short videos and interactive entertainment. He touches upon the evolution of gaming and the way the rest of the world knows it - the right mix of skill and strategy and about developing a new content vertical, a new content format that would require new grammar, tech, community formation

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 40 min
    Fitt Insider - Breaking down the business of health, fitness & wellness

    Fitt Insider - Breaking down the business of health, fitness & wellness

    Interviewing Anthony Vennare, Co-Founder @FittInsider

    Fitt Insider is a newsletter, podcast, and community of industry-leading operators that is building a platform for the future of fitness and wellness. Much like what we at SportsTechX do in the sports tech space, Fitt insider does for the health, fitness and wellbeing space. Fitt Insider has also ventured into angel investing and investment funds along with understanding the underlying needs of consumers when it comes to their health. Find out more at https://insider.fitt.co/

    In this conversation, Anthony talks about bridging the gap that he and his brother noticed within the fitness and health industry while pitching to investors and building a huge company from it. He touches upon the needs and trends of the industry and its consumers and how the outdoor space interests Fitt Insider as the industry is growing and evolving at a rapid pace. Anthony also drops some information about an investment fund that Fitt is launching very soon.

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 37 min
    Fan Controlled Football - Pro sports where fans take control

    Fan Controlled Football - Pro sports where fans take control

    Interviewing Sohrob Farudi, CEO & Co-Founder, @FanControlledFootball.

    Fan Controlled Football is a professional indoor football league that was created in 2017 as the first sports league that is controlled by fans. It is a pro football re-imagined for the modern digital world where real games are played in a single, high tech studio arena and the fans call the plays, set key rules and draft players. It’s also streamed live on Twitch. Find out more at https://www.fcf.io/ .

    In this conversation, Sohrob talks about building the most engaging fan engagement platform and how the aim was to engage mainly the digital fan, creating an extensive, global fanbase. He also spoke about the expansion plans through a licensing and franchisee model and adapting to the constant changes in the industry. Check the app out at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fanchise.fcf&hl=en_IN&gl=US

    Hosted by Rohn Malhotra from SportsTechX - Data & Insights about SportsTech startups and the surrounding ecosystem.

    • 37 min

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