Looking at sportstech startups that have received funding since 2015 and where they have come from, NSW ranks highest for the most activity.
At the moment Amir Raveh, CEO of HYPE Foundation, is in Australia to launch HYPE Spin Lab in partnership with the University of Queensland.
AirActive is a fitness activity booking app rewarding users with Velocity Frequent Flyer points with each booking made and offering on and off-peak pricing.
Launched in 2003 with a print diary detailing all the important sporting fixtures of the year, Sportsyear has now developed an online platform to help fans better plan their watching.
The Brisbane Heat has today released Heat VR, a virtual reality app and ‘brand’ in conjunction with partner CUA. The app will look to give fans a behind the scenes experience.
RefLIVE has come up with what it believes could be the perfect tech solution for football referees, an app for smartwatches and smartphones that will improve the efficiency for the pre-match, in-game, and post-match administration tasks that referees are required to complete.
iSport Genius is a big data platform for sport, empowering users around the world to find out things like how their team usually performs when they travel more than 300km for an away game played in the rain coming on the back of three straight losses. The site encourages users to search, engage, socialise and gamify analytical sports content in a way that is enjoyable to consume.
One of the most innovative wearable tech product to reach Australia is Hexoskin. Although founded in North America, Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Dean Delia and Mark Milanese have been able to secure the rights to distribute Hexoskin’s products across the Asia Pacific region.
Bondi-based biomedical engineer Ryan Savitz and marketing executive Ari Segal, after experiencing near-misses with oncoming traffic whilst running at night, decided it was time for a new line of activewear that combines fluorescent reflective materials with LED technology to enhance safety for night runners and cyclists.
Back before the internet came into existence, die-hard sports fans would “camp out” for play-off tickets, often roughing it in the cold weather to ensure their pursuit is successful. Aussie startup CheckinLine takes this experience online; fans can now ‘check in’ to a virtual queue to retain their priority spot for tickets and giveaways.
BuyitRideit is an online platform dedicated to all things action sports. The site provides customers with great deals and expert advice, also allowing them to connect with retailers who are promoting their business, products and services on BuyitRideit’s rapidly growing marketplace.
A new online platform has emerged to take the pain away from sports club management – Revolutionise. Indeed, like its name suggests, the platform plans to revolutionise the way grass roots sports club and industry heavyweights conduct business daily.
Sport and competition always made him anxious at school, in high school he made his mother write him notes to get out of PE. From passionately hating sport in his teen years to becoming a leader in the fitness space by the age of 23, Brisbane based entrepreneur Jack East set about changing the way health and fitness was taught to children resulting in an exciting venture that now has the biggest gym chains in the country frothing at the mouth for a piece of the action.
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