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

3rd Jul 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

3rd Jul 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

3rd Jul 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…

SportUp Meet #2: inspiration and Sportstech Round Tables

10th Jul 2019

You've already heard the saying 'Your net worth is your network', right?

On December 3rd we celebrated the wrap-up of our first SportUp year with another Sportup Meet event. We switched up the concept to cater more people to their needs and wants, and thus crafted an event where knowledge …

SportUp Meet #1: this is what you missed

14th Jun 2019

Wow. One month ago, on May 7, we had our first SportUp Meet event, and what a fantastic evening it was!

With well over 120 attendees, the room -at MeetDistrict, located in the Ghelamco Arena in Ghent- was packed. We got to celebrate our first 3 startup accelerator graduates (all from the …

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