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 »
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 »
Applications for Tennis Australia’s latest accelerator program for sports and entertainment startups have just opened
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 »
Athlete mental health startup championed by Grand Slam winning tennis coach Darren Cahill bags $2.5 million seed round
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 »
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 »
Datamate helps organisations create scalable video clips and motion graphics for easy distribution across social media platforms.
Initially built for fans to book their favourite athletes for events, PickStar has evolved into a key marketplace for brands and agencies to book athletes for media campaigns.
It’s been a transformative 12 months for Ida Sports as the business looks to capitalise on a problem that hasn’t been fully tackled.
The SportsHosts platform connects travellers, both local and international, with local fans to watch sports together, powering authentic experiences.
With more than a million data points transmitted between the cars and the pits during a Formula One race, the organisation behind the sport is working to leverage this wealth of data to better both the sport and the fan experience.
Perth’s Formalytics is one of the breakthrough stories in the Australian tech industry in 2018, its app myKicks climbing the rankings during the World Cup.
Sitting at the corners of fan engagement, content and gamification, QuizJam gives clubs and organisations another channel to integrate a sponsor’s message into game-based campaigns.
Sydney-based Briometrix is developing technologies that addresses a total population of one per cent of people who use a wheelchair.
Prohab CEO Lyndon Huf spoke about his company’s development and how his dad encouraged him to go hard and pursue this idea.
Looking at sportstech startups that have received funding since 2015 and where they have come from, NSW ranks highest for the most activity.