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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

Press Release

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

Press Release

ASER Ventures Joins HYPE as Global Virtual Accelerator Partner

June, 1 2020

Investing in Esports and Gaming Industry
Sports Tech Blog

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

SportsTech Investment Summary
Startups Investment Recap

The “investlete” trend continues to rise in the football world as Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale enters the Esport arena…

February, 6 2020

Sports Fans at the Stadium
Sports Tech Blog

Do clubs/teams really need to invest in fan engagement?

January, 31 2020

Press Release

HYPE Sports Innovation Partners with SK Gaming, Lagardère Sports, and SPONSORs to Launch Esports Accelerator

HYPE Sports Innovation announced that it has partnered with Cologne-based esports organization SK Gaming, sports and entertainment agency Lagardère Sports, and sports business information provider SPONSORs to launch an esports accelerator in Cologne, Germany. The accelerator is branded HYPE Inside Track.

January, 30 2020