Today, Qatar SportsTech opened its doors for 22 of the world’s most exciting SportsTech startups. During the next few days all teams will run their pitches, get mentoring from industry experts and compete for a spot on the first accelerator program cycle.
During the first day, the teams were taken on tours at three of the key players in Doha’s sports community. The day started with the tour around the Dome in Aspire Zone which contains the top-tier equipment and facilities used to train the next generation of Qatari sports talent. The group, thereafter, continued to Aspetar to experience first-hand how sports medicine is moving into the future. The tour concluded at Bidda Tower where the Supreme Committee of Delivery & Legacy unveiled Doha’s plans for FIFA world-cup 2022 and beyond.
With 400+ applications from 60+ countries, all shortlisted startups have stood out from the crowd in a fiercely competitive landscape. 14 countries are represented and the startups are active in nearly all focus areas of the vertical:
These are the Startups:
Consumer platform for customized sports wear and uniforms.
Platform for designing sportsballs with a special algorithm for printing curved lines.
A fan-curated subscription box for sports merchandise.
A dedicated platform for building, managing and distributing sports chatbots on messaging apps.
Enabling shoe companies to enter a weight management market via its patent pending weight change detection technology.
Taking hundreds of thousands “in the moment” pictures of fans during live sports events.
Providing customers with instant results, people to play with and games to join.
Training application, using smartphone movement sensors to objectively analyse and improve horse training.
Interactive application that turns your mobile phone into a virtual stadium
Interactive and personalised live and on-demand streaming solution for sport and music.
Clothes that measures body data and informs you of your good and bad habits.
Enabling the creation of an ecosystem allowing humans to easily facilitate sports and play with each other.
Off-field analytics platform helping organisations capture and manage all sorts of data and discover insights through sophisticated algorithms.
Platform, smart-ball, and other data gathering devices that deliver objective and personalised feedback to support sustainable player growth and quality.
Rehabilitation attachment to any wheelchair.
Tailor-made and much safer shin guards fabricated from 3D scans of the players’ legs and military-grade materials.
Social app where football lovers can communicate with other players and express their passion by watching, sharing, and connecting with one community of football.
Smart universal algorithm for detecting and analysing snoring and abnormal founds from bodies.
A complete set of software tools for racket sports management and engagement.
Connected clothes for athlete safety and performance improvement.
Fan data analysis helping all football stakeholders in the process of knowing fans better.
AI-driven platform for sports marketing.