Impacting people’s lives through the power of sports and innovation

Glory awaits. We pride ourselves on the ability to solve the sports industry’s real challenges through the power of Innovation. Our Global Virtual Accelerator is nurturing partnerships between sports tech startups and the biggest clubs and brands in the game: PSG, Miami Dolphins, FIBA, LAFC, River Plate, and more… our vision is to impact people’s lives through the power of sports and innovation!


What we do


HYPE Global Virtual Accelerators

GVA SportsTech
Accelerator network

Startup Journey

Tailored actions to achieve your bottom line


Find your next strategic partner


A Global Ecosystem for Sports Innovation


Members of our Ecosystem

SportsTech Brand




Investors & VCs

Clubs & Leagues

$ M

Raised by our Startups


Collaborating with top brands and companies

Investors and Mentors

Juan Cascio

Head Of International Business Development at Club Atlético River Plate

Guy-Laurent Epstein

Marketing Director UEFA

Kimberly Rometo

Vice President, Chief Information Officer at the Miami Dolphins

Mathieu Lacome

Head of Research and Development at Paris Saint-Germain

Javier Sobrino

Innovation Director at FC Barcelona

Gayatri Sarkar

Fund Managing Partner HYPE Capital

Marco Suvilaakso

Ex. Global Product Director at Polar

Massimo Marinelli

Sports, Media & Entertainment, ASER Ventures

Francesco Cuzzolin

Technogym Scientific Department Director

Manu Leroy

Director Marketing & Communication at Royal Belgian FA

Dr. Peter Gorlich

Managing Director at TSG Hoffenheim

Ayelet Hashachar Baram

Founder & CEO of Eco-Nautical

Dorothee Berard

Innovation, Conception Leader, Decathlon

Jamie Leonoff

Technology, strategy and innovation at NY Hockey Holdings

Gerard Klein

Former GM Asics Footwear

Federico Winer

Innovation Consultant, HYPE Board member

Anthony Miranda

Vice President Technology at Toronto Blue Jays

Daniel Cerejido

Head of Business Development Laliga

Frank Leenders

Director General at FIBA Media & Marketing Services SA

Ryan McCumber


Rod Nenner

VP Washington Football Team (Redskins)

Yossi Sela

Managing Partner, Gemini Ventures

Noam Tamari-Wekser

Investor and Business Owner

Jimmy Lynn

Co-founder and Vice-President at Kiswe Mobile

Ben Alamar

Director of Sports Analytics at ESPN

Alexander Müller

CEO, SK Gaming E-Sport

Robert Gierke

Founder Purenessity, Ex-Director Global Marketing Adidas

Bernd Wahler

Ex CMO adidas, Ex President VfB Stuttgart

Machar Reid

Head of Innovation at Tennis Australia

Brian J. Esposito

CEO & FOUNDER Esposito Intellectual Enterprises

Ed Dvorak

President NAGI, Ex SVP Spalding

Sebastien Audoux

Head of Digital Sport Canal+

Sarah J Kelly

Deputy Chair Brisbane Lions

Steve Schuster

CEO Rainier Communication

Susanne Kucht

SVP International Sales Sequel AG

Cynthia Atieno Mumbo

Founder & CEO, Sports Connect Africa

Jean Leclercq

Former Tennis GM Nike

Mike Levy

Investor and Technology Entrepreneur

Jordi Cruyff

Head coach, Ecuador national football team. Advisory board member, HYPE Capital

Robert Müller von Vultejus

Managing Director bei Lagardère Sports

Uli Becker

Ex President & CEO Reebok
Join Our Ecosystem


We are very much looking forward to sealing this partnership. Together with HYPE, a driving force in sports innovation, we will not only broaden our perspectives with regard to new endeavours. I am also excited to see innovative ideas translated into strategic projects at, and adopted by, the DFB.

Dr. Friedrich Curtius
General Secretary of the Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V. (DFB)
Dr. Friedrich Curtius
Dr. Friedrich Curtius
General Secretary of the Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V. (DFB)
Maurizio Barbieri
Maurizio Barbieri
Head of Sports and Gaming Partnerships for SEA and Greater China – Twitter
Dr Sarah Kelly
Dr Sarah Kelly
Senior Lecturer, sports law and marketing, University of Queensland
Callum Hemsley
Callum Hemsley
Bernd Wahler
Bernd Wahler
HYPE Chairman, ex CMO ADIDAS, ex President VfB Stuttgart
Jack Ng
Jack Ng
Sansible Wearables
Professor James Skinner
Professor James Skinner
Director of the Institute for Sport Business at Loughborough University
Jim Law
Jim Law
Find a Player
Madeleine Dressler
Madeleine Dressler
Craig Meek
Craig Meek
Rob Joseph
Rob Joseph
CEO and co-Founder ANIT.ordinary
Rod Nenner
Rod Nenner
VP at the Washington Redskins

Upcoming Events

Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Sports World

Upcoming Events

Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Sports World

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Discussing the challenges and achievements of leading women entrepreneurs and senior executives in the SportsTech ecosystem.

Oct 20, 2020
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