A global group of sports leaders from around the world share their takes on the future of sports.
Founder & CEO at iSportconnect
Innovation and the ability to adapt to the current circumstances will drive the sports industry forward. While the focus will be on creating digital first events, as and when the sports activities resume with fans in the stadium, we will need to focus on catering to both fans within the stadium and at home.
Managing Director at Techstars Sports Accelerator
Sports brings us together, and fitness keeps us healthy. Our industry has such an impactful role across culture, entertainment and health, and numerous growth verticals that have actually benefited from covid, such as esports & betting, at-home fitness and fan engagement.. its a really exciting time to be investing in sports.
General Partner at Ludis Capital
The timing is now for sports tech. The technologies have all advanced significantly, the fan behaviors have been primed for ubiquity and continuous delight, thanks to the tech giants, and most importantly, the major players in the ecosystem are starting to pay attention to these new models of revenue and operations. We are at the sweet spot of when all needed trends and variables are aligned.
Founder/CVO of SellBuyPlay.com - CoOwner/ CEO/ Investor of WLGaming Esports
Electronic Sports as the newest genre of the Sports industry is spreading across the Globe with huge growth rates and positive trends provide confidence to corporate entities from across a multitude of sectors to enter or at least be connected in any related way with this "community driven and fanbased" industry. With giant brands embracing the global trend and fueling this blooming industry of Esports, it’s no surprise that it is now considered as the fasted growing sport in the world with approximately 27% CAGR YoY. Welcome to the New Era of Sports... Esports!
Chief Scientist at The Olympic Committee of Israel
The motto of the Olympic Games is - faster, higher, stronger (Citius, Altius, Fortius). We are now adding two additional dimensions to the original motto - more accurate and more sophisticated
Founder & CEO of AquaBloom Sports
Two inevitable trends that ABSG sees: A. new techs and tech applications will change almost all sports landscapes and create tons of business opportunities B. In the next 10 years and likely longer, China market could be the fastest growing market for sports industry globally. Both trends are huge Gold mines for all of us to explore and embrace.
Founder & CEO of Sports Lab Copenhagen
Sports has historically always pushed the boundaries of what is possible. This has never been as true as now, when the acceleration in innovation and technology is redefining how we practice and experience sports, while providing solutions to our societal and environmental challenges.
Founding Partner of Asia Sports Tech
From participation to media consumption, all the indicators are on the rise. From what we see in our regional offices across Asia, the Sport Tech ecosystem is accelerating. Asian tech-savvy consumers are quickly adopting new technologies, leapfrogging old practices and creating new business models. As a consequence, more and more investors are looking at overseas opportunities to fill the gaps in the region as well as nurturing the local ecosystems.
CEO of SportVision.ai
I believe in power of mathematics in sports! It could change sports and always give grow.