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Two Types Of Customers Sport Startups Absolutely Need To Convince First

29th May 2020

How do innovators like you get the mass majority to adopt your innovation so you can grow your startup into a strong and sustainable business? Not an easy question to answer, but experience and research uncovered many indicators on what startups should -or not- do.

One of those indicators …

Entrepreneurs, don’t fall into the ‘one-lead-user’ trap

29th May 2020

There aren’t many entrepreneurs out there who become entrepreneurs just by wanting to be an entrepreneur.

Successful entrepreneurs mostly start off with an idea: "What if..." Most of them will tell you that they attribute the identification of their first business idea to their experience…

The most overlooked (but important) opportunity for startups entering the sports app market

29th May 2020

In the past decade, any moderate to highly ambitious athlete has definitely noticed the rise of the sports tracking apps. Entering the 2020s, the adaptation of those apps has moved from being embraced by the innovators and early adopters to the majority of people. But whereas the initial majority…

The main reason why sport startups fail - and how to prevent yours from flopping

29th May 2020

‘What if…?’ is probably one of the most important questions asked throughout human history. It sparked evolutions, revolutions and innovations that pushed us further than we could have imagined… and it still drives us forward today.

It leads us to pushing the barriers of our physical capab…

The one framework every sports tech startup needs to apply (besides the Business Model Canvas): imec’s Innovatrix model

29th May 2020

Since its initial development in 2005, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) has spread throughout startup land and quickly became one of the most used business model frameworks.

Compiled of nine different building blocks, it describes a business’ or product's value proposition, infrastructure,…

9 mistakes startups need to avoid when joining a startup accelerator

9th Mar 2020

Next to the +15 European sports tech accelerators that SportsTechX wrote about earlier last month, there are many, many more startup accelerators, in all forms and shapes. Whatever niche or sector you’re in (sports, health, media or others), you'll probably find an accelerator that caters to your…

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