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Starters Starters is an elite group of visionaries - harnessing the power of community, collaboration, and innovation to drive sports into the future.

Starters is a community built with the intention of connecting the most impassioned professionals working across the fields of sports and technology – from team/league executives and professional athletes to the individuals fueling today’s most exciting tech startups and their investors. Our mission is to serve as the catalyst in the sharing of knowledge and varying perspectives within the fields, empowering individuals/companies to work together, foster growth within their respective industries, and ultimately narrow the current divide between sports and technology. Whether that be through bringing together key stakeholders in the name of collaboration, at physical events or in our slack online forums, building products (starters.co) that empower the key stakeholders that make innovation possible in sports, or simply finding new ways to incorporate technology into the business of sports. Learn more at www.starters.co and help us shape the future of sports!

Mission: Drive innovation in sports

🤼♀️ Step inside the ring with virtual reality...
11/14/2017
WWE experimenting with virtual reality

🤼♀️ Step inside the ring with virtual reality...

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is conducting virtual reality trials in order to try and bring every fan ringside seats to Wrestlemania.

🎮Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has purchased a majority stake in a major #esports organization.
11/13/2017
Did Cowboys' Jerry Jones just buy 'America's Team' of esports?

🎮Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has purchased a majority stake in a major #esports organization.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has purchased a majority interest in esports mainstay CompLexity Gaming, winner of more than 130 esports championships in 26

Research finds that 10% of VR owners have watched live NBA games, and 16% have watched live NFL games. #sportstech
11/11/2017
Magid: Virtual Reality Sports Will 'Take Off' With Social Interaction

Research finds that 10% of VR owners have watched live NBA games, and 16% have watched live NFL games. #sportstech

Through new research, analyst firm Magid found that 10 percent of virtual reality owners and users had watched live NBA games and 16 percent watched live NFL

🤖This AI is rooted in one complex question: how do you simulate a footballer’s brain...
11/11/2017
Football Manager 2018 is using AI to go big on player emotion

🤖This AI is rooted in one complex question: how do you simulate a footballer’s brain...

The delirious agony of football can be summed-up by Joe Hart's failing hands. On June 27, 2016, as Kolbeinn Sigþórsson's stroked the ball towards him,

AR is going to help Nike sell a lot more shoes, not that they need the help... https://strt.rs/2zvqh2H  #sportstech
11/10/2017

AR is going to help Nike sell a lot more shoes, not that they need the help... https://strt.rs/2zvqh2H #sportstech

👻Eurosport to use Snapchat to engage younger audiences during olympics. #sportstech
11/09/2017
Snapchat signs Olympic deal with Eurosport

👻Eurosport to use Snapchat to engage younger audiences during olympics. #sportstech

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year's event in Pyeongchang after striking a

🔥NEW Starters Insights - Ampsy surfaced some interesting statistics from the 2017 World Series!
11/09/2017
Starters.co: MLB World Series 2017

🔥NEW Starters Insights - Ampsy surfaced some interesting statistics from the 2017 World Series!

Hyperlocal Social Insights in Sports Powered By Ampsy

The Drone Racing League's CEO among Entrepreneur's "50 Most Daring"
11/07/2017
50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs

The Drone Racing League's CEO among Entrepreneur's "50 Most Daring"

The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on 50 Most Daring

New company using motion tracking technology as part of the recovery process for injured athletes.
11/06/2017
Cutting-edge technology helps athletes with injuries

New company using motion tracking technology as part of the recovery process for injured athletes.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. -- Cutting-edge technology, now available in Colorado, is helping athletes with injuries get back on track. A'Jon Vivens is a

😲ESPN's decision on whether or not they'll bid to keep the rights to Monday Night Football may be an indication of ho...
11/05/2017
ESPN Can't Afford Monday Night Football Any More

😲ESPN's decision on whether or not they'll bid to keep the rights to Monday Night Football may be an indication of how fast their business is deteriorating.

ESPN pays $2 billion a year to the NFL for Monday Night Football and one NFL wild card playoff game. I've written for the past couple of years that as

Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are all racing to bring 3-D printed footwear to market!
11/04/2017
3-D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet

Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are all racing to bring 3-D printed footwear to market!

The race is on to bring 3-D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke shoes to their customers.

ICYMI: Checkout "Investing In Passion" on Forbes, a recap from our live chat with SeventySix Capital Founder Wayne Kimme...
11/03/2017
Investing In Passion: Q&A With Wayne Kimmel, Founder Of SeventySix Capital

ICYMI: Checkout "Investing In Passion" on Forbes, a recap from our live chat with SeventySix Capital Founder Wayne Kimmel!

Wayne Kimmel and his partners at SeventySix Capital invest in consumer facing tech companies in the sports, retail and wellness industries. In his Q&A with Starters, he discusses new trends in the startup ecosystem, the state of the sports tech industry, how to set yourself apart as a VC, and more.

Amazon's $50m deal with the NFL could be a significant moment for the sports live streaming revolution.
11/02/2017
Why Amazon's NFL deal might be be a game changer

Amazon's $50m deal with the NFL could be a significant moment for the sports live streaming revolution.

We read news on our phones, binge-watch TV shows on our laptop and stream our music from the internet. Live sport on TV is yet to be disrupted in a similar

Stadiums hoping to get more butts in more seats, look to technology and focus on fan engagement!
11/01/2017
More Than Sports: Stadiums Try Video Games and Surfing

Stadiums hoping to get more butts in more seats, look to technology and focus on fan engagement!

Jewel box venues like Fenway Park and Wrigley Field have survived on the charm they bring to baseball, but large single-purpose sites had mostly fallen out of

We're LIVE today with Wayne Kimmel from SeventySix Capital! Join us here https://strt.rs/2yZpNSh at 2pm est. 💬#Starte...
11/01/2017

We're LIVE today with Wayne Kimmel from SeventySix Capital! Join us here https://strt.rs/2yZpNSh at 2pm est. 💬#StartersLIVE

🎮Collegiate #esports has found its home, in the middle of nowhere...
10/31/2017
Midwest emerges as the home of college esports

🎮Collegiate #esports has found its home, in the middle of nowhere...

The home of collegiate esports is right in the middle of nowhere. Flyover country, they call it. This isn't the West Coast, where the North American League

BIG: SeatGeek lands deal will Facebook that will allow fans to buy tickets directly through the world’s biggest social...
10/31/2017
SeatGeek signs up Facebook as primary ticketing distributor

BIG: SeatGeek lands deal will Facebook that will allow fans to buy tickets directly through the world’s biggest social network. 🎟📲 #sportstech

Ticketing platform SeatGeek has signed Facebook up as a distribution partner, allowing sports fans and gig-goers to buy tickets directly through the world's

Don't forget to join us on Wednesday [Nov. 1st] to chat with Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital. RSVP ...
10/30/2017

Don't forget to join us on Wednesday [Nov. 1st] to chat with Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital. RSVP and get those questions in early! https://strt.rs/2yZpNSh 💬#StartersLIVE

💬#StartersLIVE continues! Join us next Wednesday [Nov. 1st] at 2pm est. to chat with Wayne Kimmel, managing partner a...
10/27/2017

💬#StartersLIVE continues! Join us next Wednesday [Nov. 1st] at 2pm est. to chat with Wayne Kimmel, managing partner at SeventySix Capital. RSVP and get those questions in now!👉https://strt.rs/2lmfwu4

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