Source: eKapija | Wednesday, 16.10.2019.| 11:49
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Innovations of Serbian startups in sports to be presented to world investors

(Photo: Naučno-tehnološki park Beograd)
The winner among the Colosseum Bootcamp teams that underwent a 5-month program where they worked on developing their innovations will be selected by an expert jury consisting of serial entrepreneurs, investment and venture fund representatives, the Science-Technology Park Belgrade announced.

Startups that have made the required progress during the Program will pitch at the Demo day on October 30 at Science Technology Park Belgrade: FitWorld, Wonnabet, 3D Basketball skills, Sportifico, Appollo, SkillBall.

Colosseum Sports Tech Serbia is the first program of support meant for local startups which develop innovations in the field of sports. It is being realized by the Science Technology Park in cooperation with the Israeli Colosseum Sport.

Demo day will also gather inspirational keynote speakers to encourage future teams and drive discussion on hot spots tech topics.

Gary Stewart, Director of Wayra UK, one of the world's leading corporate accelerators, which invests up to USD 50,000 in startups in early stages of development, will talk about how startups scale and succeed.

Rohn Malhotra, a partner at SportsTechX and serial entrepreneur, will explain why now is the right time to startup in sports tech, whereas Branko Kokir, a former handball player and Managing Director at Merkur Games, will talk about his development from an athlete to a business leader.

Ofir Frank, serial entrepreneur and CTO at Maccabi Tel Aviv BasketBall, and Igor Beslin, head Analyst at Venionaire Capital, Vienna, will also have the opportunity of meeting the local startup scene and the technological solutions which local startups develop in the field of sports.

The agenda is available at this link. Participation is free, whereas application is mandatory.

The value of the sports-tech industry was estimated at USD 8.9 billion in 2018, with projections that it will triple in the next five years. In addition to being a successful sports nation, by supporting the development of innovations and the startup ecosystem, Serbia has an opportunity to become one of the leaders in the development and implementation of sports-tech solutions on a global level.
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