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3D Virtual event GSTS 2022 promises to unlock the metaverse for sport

February, 18 2022

Global sports tech platform, HYPE Sports Innovation invests in AI bodycam & cloud startup – MindFly

MindFly has secured pilots with FC Bayern Munich, 1.FC Köln, FC Barcelona, Real Sociedad and more, and is set to disrupt the sports industry and the streaming & viewer experience.

November, 10 2021

PwC released annual report exploring the key trends shaping the sports industry in 2021

Since 2016, the PwC Sports Survey has been monitoring the annual pulse of the sports industry by analyzing leaders’ perceptions of past and future market growth. For the first time, this year’s edition addresses the key market forces deemed to transform the sports sector over the next three to five years. They’ve complemented the analysis by assessing the prevailing sentiments among sports executives around these key trends – from transforming media landscape to sports’ growing societal role – covered in more detail in the subsequent chapters.

September, 30 2021

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Deutscher Fußball-Bund partners with HYPE Sports Innovation to bring Sports Tech Solutions to German Football for 2021

Dr. Friedrich Curtius, General Secretary of the DFB, remarked ahead of the program: “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 endeavors. I am also excited to see innovative ideas translated into strategic projects at, and adopted by, the DFB.”

February, 1 2021

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DFL joins HYPE Sports Innovation for the Global Virtual Accelerator 2.0

DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has entered into a cooperation with HYPE Sports Innovation, a leading accelerator for innovation and technology in sport. As an accelerator, HYPE supports the development of start-up companies in ways including communicating expert knowledge and facilitating contacts in relevant markets.

January, 19 2021

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Inter Miami CF Partners with HYPE Sports Innovation to Solve the Sports Industry’s Greatest Challenges for 2021

Inter Miami CF announced today that the Club will partner with HYPE Sports Innovation (“HYPE”) for its second cycle of the Global Virtual Accelerator 2.0 (GVA2.0), a program aiming to solve the industry’s greatest challenges.

January, 12 2021

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ASER Ventures Joins HYPE as Global Virtual Accelerator Partner

June, 1 2020

Investing in Esports and Gaming Industry
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The Future of Esports

The esports market in 2019 has surpassed $1.1Bn according to the Newzoo Global Esports Market Report. The report details a massive $456.7M in sponsorship, a further $251.3M in media rights and $189.2M in advertising. Both merchandising and ticketing, and game publisher fees make up less than 20% of the remaining value.

February, 25 2020

1.FC Köln HYPE SPIN Accelerator Demo Day
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There was a special scene for the highlight. The conclusion of the second round of the 1.FC Köln HYPE-SPIN® Accelerator-Program took place in the heart of the action at SPOBIS in Düsseldorf. The ten participating startups made their final presentation in front of an audience of esteemed industry leaders. At the end, the “Best Pitch” of the day was awarded to Filmily, a company that developed an app that automatically creates videos from user-generated content.

February, 13 2020