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Business strategy

The lessons the Matildas bring to building community – and what business can learn from sport

- August 16, 2023 4 MIN READ

With over seven million Australians hooked onto the world cup viewing, many who have never really been interested in sports have recently found themselves screaming at the TV, cheering in pubs and hugging complete strangers. Have you found yourself in this new legion of sports fans, and wondering how you got here? It is likely… Read more »

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Other tech

Australian sportstech is now a $4.25 billion industry

- May 24, 2023 3 MIN READ

Local sportstech is now worth as much as the fintech startup sector, with more than 750 companies involved, according to new analysis from the Australian Sports Technologies  Network (ASTN). Releasing its second annual Sports Innovation Report for 2023, ASTN put the value of sportstech at $4.25 billion as the sector begins to ramp up for the… Read more »

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Applications for Tennis Australia’s latest accelerator program for sports and entertainment startups have just opened

- May 16, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Applications for the second round of Tennis Australia’s AO StartUps accelerator program are now open. Seven tech startup were part of the inaugural cohort, developing and testing out their ideas in real time during the Australian Open (AO) in January, including Cape Bionics, Equidi, Calyx, MATCHi, Amperfii, Recut and YBVR. The program helps startups develop their technology at the AO and across… Read more »

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Athlete mental health startup championed by Grand Slam winning tennis coach Darren Cahill bags $2.5 million seed round

- January 10, 2022 2 MIN READ

A female-founded wellness management platform for youth athletes has closed a $2.5 million seed round as it looks to help athletes with their mental health. Brisbane-based iNSPIRETEK was founded by former competitive gymnast Annie Flamsteed to provide athletes with mental health support and the tools they need when they need them most. The round was led by… Read more »


Sports app Lumin pivots into wellbeing for companies with people working from home

- April 17, 2020 2 MIN READ

Software that supports the world’s best athletes is undergoing a makeover to support staff working from home. First created to help elite athletes manage their training, the software is now finding its way into home offices as its South Australian creator launches a new platform for corporations dealing with COVID-19 distancing. Lumin Wellbeing is a… Read more »