InCrowd win the judges vote at Sports TechPitch 4.5

We are very proud to announce that InCrowd have won the judges vote at Sports TechPitch 4.5.

Sports TechPitch 4.5 is a platform to enable startups specifically within the sport‐​tech industry from all across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VCs, sport industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful sport and tech entrepreneurs.

InCrowd’s Archie Woodhead gave a three minute keynote presentation that focused on our stadium connectivity technology and revenue model to a panel of six judges (details below).

The other entrants…

BibShot — an app that connects participants and spectators through event photography

imin- an aggregator of open physical activity session data mirroring the multi‐​billion dollar travel aggregation model

Kymira — developing the smart clothing of tomorrow for a cleaner, safer, healthier planet, and validating technologies on the sportswear market for medical applications

Matter fit — disruptive fitness equipment that aims to change the way you work out, for the better

Pactster — a social fitness platform aimed at getting more people exercising more of the time, by tackling motivation and adherence

VSportR — realistic virtual spaces for interactive and immersive sports content

Xmetrics — a wearable technology company, combining Italian design with advanced biomechanical sensors and sophisticated algorithms, resulting in the ultimate ingenious activity tracker to improve any swimmer’s performance

The judging panel…

  • Chris Huey - Investment Manager, NEON Adventures
  • Iain McDonald — Senior Associate, Lewis Silkin
  • Dan McLaren — Founder, Digital Sport
  • Dom Moorhouse — Entrepreneur, investor and owner of European Fitness League   
  • Alexandra Willis — Head of Communications, Content and Digital at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited
  • Nic Couchman — Sports Investment Partners and Chairman of sports business law firm Couchmans LLP

What is TechPitch 4.5?

TechPitch 4.5 is a platform for tech startups and entrepreneurs to show‐​case their business idea to a wider audience, including investors, journalists, potential partners and peers.

It takes the form of an evening pitch competition which brings together tech startups, investors, entrepreneurs, as well as business and technology experts, to see the latest tech business ideas receive productive feedback on their proposition and pitch from a panel of judges with mixed business, technology, marketing, investment and financial expertise. .

TechPitch 4.5 provides an opportunity for potential investors to observe and learn about the latest tech startups, as well as new technology business trends. Some of the startups presenting at TechPitch 4.5 will have profited from the 2Pears pitch‐​training workshops organised with the support from UK Trade & Investment, UKTI.

For entrepreneurs and tech startups, TechPitch 4.5 has proven fertile ground for networking and making useful connections with potential investors, business experts and advisors, journalists, as well as peers, potential partners and users.