SportsTech startup Just Football joins Sport Tech Hub

Logos of Just Football and Borussia Dortmund

Sport Tech Hub has onboarded SportsTech startup Just Football, with support commencing on July 7th. Just Football becomes the latest venture to join the Sport Tech Hub and the 4th startup to be accelerated since November 2021 through our new and bespoke sportstech accelerator programme. Photo of Just Football App Preview of Just Football’s Digital […]

Introducing LIMBIC: Exergaming for the Home, School or Gym

Limbic Family Playing Idol Rush Ball Games

Munich-based Sports Tech and Gamification Start-up and Sport Tech Hub community member “Fun with Balls” has launched its physical gaming console “LIMBIC” on Kickstarter, seeking €225,000 in funding. With a future retail price at €1,095, first campaign backers can save up to 40% for the hardware and receive a completely free lifetime content subscription, normally […]

Baby2Body Announced as the UK finalist for Le Tremplin Invest at Global Sports Week 2021

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British start-up Baby2Body – the fully automated, expert-led, health and wellbeing coaching platform for women – has been crowned the UK representative for Europe’s biggest SportsTech investment event – Le Tremplin Invest.   Baby2Body pitched against 15 of the most innovative start-ups in the UK to compete for a chance to represent the country during Global Sports Week.   Beating off stiff competition at the UK qualifier, […]

Report shows positive human and economic impact of Sport Tech Hub

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A new report, published today, shows that in the three years since its launch, start-ups supported by SportTech innovation programme, Sport Tech Hub, have helped more than 130,000 Londoners access physical activity in the capital.  Surveying of 31 start-ups and early stage tech companies that have been through the Sport Tech Hub programme since 2017 […]

Digital Sport – Active London, Adoption of Tech and Digital Divide

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With the culmination of Active London just over a week ago, I left excited that once again the topic of technology, digital sport and innovation played a part in the broader context of the conversation. I would never advocate that a technology product is a replacement for physical activity provision. However, this emerging part of […]

HIIT Me Baby One More Time: BUA FIT’s Mission To Get London Moving

In preparation for Active London we caught up with Dave Stapleton, Founder and CEO of BUA FIT, member of the Sport Tech Hub community, and resident at House of Sport. Covering all things related to physical activity provision for delegates attending London Sport’s Active London, the impact of C-19 on BUA FIT, how the business is eradicating […]

Spond Wins at the 2020 Sports Technology Awards

STA2020 Winner Announcement

Spond was revealed as the winner of the Most Innovative Sports App at the 2020 Sports Technology Awards Sport Tech Hub community member Spond, an app to remove all hurdles around grassroots sports organisation, faced fierce competition for the trophy, with Manchester United, Racefox, Sail GP, PaddleLogger, and Apadmi also being in contention for the award. […]

#SportTech: the digitalization of mass sports events era has finally come

Boris Pourreau, Founder and CEO of Sport Heroes, a Sport Tech Hub cohort 1 alum, provides his view on the rise of #SportTech in mass participation sport events. Like every crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to innovate despite the social distancing. Digital was one, maybe THE key to being able to move forward: we […]

Sport England’s Innovation Open Call

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Sport England have today (10 June 2020) announced the launch of an innovation open call, focused on finding and supporting solutions that can reduce and tackle inequalities exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and can help people to get active. The open call will initially be open for two weeks, closing on Wednesday 24 June at noon. Open call […]

Mayor of London’s TechInvest Programme

The Mayor of London’s TechInvest Programme is an exclusive event series supported by the Mayor of London, in partnership with UK Business Angels Association.  This four-year London-based series seeks to showcase the Capital as a global hub for tech innovation by inviting London’s most ground-breaking tech entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses to industry leading investors. […]

3 apps to help women stay active during C-19

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By Get Active, in partnership with the Sport Tech Hub In a series of articles produced in collaboration with London Sport’s consumer activity finder platform, Get Active, we take a look at a range of apps and tech products designed to help women stay active during Covid-19. The apps and tech products listed below are part of […]

RED Together, we’re stronger

RED Together

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re proudly supporting through our third Sport Tech Hub cohort, RED January.  After witnessing the positive effect that physical activity had on her Mum as she recovered from a period of severe depression, Hannah Beecham founded RED January in 2016. RED January is a movement that’s empowering the nation to get […]