The SportsTech Allstars Podcast

The SportsTech Allstars Podcast
Showcasing outstanding startups and initiatives in the global Sports Tech ecosystem, including accelerator & incubator programs, innovation hubs and major events. Are you looking for trends, new technologies or cooperation & investment opportunities? Here’s where you can find them. The podcast is hosted by SportsTechX, a leading source for data & insights about SportsTech. For further info, such as reports, market overviews or a global SportsTech database, go to

Veo - AI-powered solution for filming matches
Feb 13 • 28 min
Interviewing Henrik Teisbæk from Veo, a portable AI-powered video solution that lets you record your match without a camera operator. Automatic recording and video-editing enable players to watch and share their sport and Veo’s vision is to democratize…
TeamSnap - Integrated sports team management
Dec 12, 2019 • 27 min
Interviewing Dave DuPont from TeamSnap, a sports team management platform that makes organizing teams, clubs and leagues simple by helping users instantly know important things like where to be, what to bring and who can make the game. The app helps with…
Champions Round - Micro-fantasy sports
Nov 28, 2019 • 33 min
Interviewing Carter Russ and Chase Payne from Champions Round, a sports entertainment company focused on building engaging fan experiences for the fantasy sports industry. Champions Round offers a shorter commitment strategy fantasy football game that…
Minute Media - Global sports media, powered by fans
Nov 14, 2019 • 31 min
Interviewing Rich Routman from Minute Media, a company that is changing the face of digital sports publishing by pioneering a unique content creation and distribution movement. Through their proprietary cutting-edge technology, Minute Media is empowering…
Season Share - Split season tickets with ease
Oct 31, 2019 • 38 min
Interviewing Aaron Holland from Season Share, the first mobile app that enables fans to buy, group, split and share multi-game ticket packages to live sporting events. Season Share’s goal is to make live events more accessible for people and to help…
DataPOWA - Measuring sponsorship value
Oct 25, 2019 • 39 min
Interviewing Michael Flynn from DataPOWA, a sports and entertainment sponsorship and digital marketing agency. DataPOWA provides brands and rights holders with detailed measurement of actual and potential value of sponsorships alongside digital…
KB Partners - Investing in passionate SportsTech innovators
Oct 17, 2019 • 34 min
Interviewing Lance Dietz from KB Partners, a Chicago based investment firm focused on early-stage venture capital investments and innovators at the intersection of sports and technology. KB’s principals take an active approach in helping to build dominant…
Twenty3 - Taking the complexity out of producing content
Oct 3, 2019 • 14 min
Interviewing Greg Mitchinson from Twenty3, a sports intelligence business that takes the complexity out of producing content by offering tools and services to help produce better content, faster. Through the Twenty3 Content Toolbox, producing sports…
Future of Sport Lab - Collaborative incubator for sport innovation
Sep 19, 2019 • 30 min
Interviewing Cheri Bradish from the Future of Sport Lab (FSL), a collaborative lab and incubator for sport innovation and research. The lab is a vision supported and co-managed by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE), one of the world’s premier sport…
VNTANA - End to end solution for premium mixed reality
Sep 5, 2019 • 17 min
Interviewing Ashley Crowder from VNTANA, an end to end solution for premium mixed reality. VNTANA’s patented AR computing platform provides the only interactive holograms with data collection that “wow” consumers while quantifying engagement. VNTANA’s…
BleachrONE - Comprehensive mobile fan engagement platform
Aug 22, 2019 • 22 min
Interviewing Kristin Geer from BleachrONE, a comprehensive sports app on the market for teams, leagues, tournaments and colleges. BleacherONE focuses on assisting client partners by addressing four key drivers of the mobile fan lifecycle — acquisition,…
SOLO Workout - Making gym equipment smart
Aug 1, 2019 • 11 min
Interviewing Dane Dobre from SOLO Workout, a consumer electronics startup a workout tracking system and application that uses sensors to collect and send data to the cloud while users workout. SOLO Workout Tracking System helps users to monitor progress,…
Oliver - Smart wearable to collect and improve football statistics
Jul 18, 2019 • 23 min
Interviewing Jose Gonzalez Ruzo from Oliver, a smart wearable and platform that identifies, interprets and predicts how footballers play and perform in the field during a match or training session and deliver those stats real-time into a mobile app in a…
Imaginactive - Exercise experiences with audio drama
Jun 27, 2019 • 26 min
Interviewing Adele Andersen from Imaginactive, a London-based startup that combines exercise and entertainment by producing an audio fitness adventure app called Apocalypse Survival Training, a comedy adventure series in which every episode is a workout.…
Dazzl - Cloud-based live video production suite
Jun 20, 2019 • 21 min
Interviewing Ryan Jespersen from Dazzl, a France-based company that offers a mobile app and cloud-based video production suite that is revolutionizing live production and the delivery of mobile content. Dazzl’s goal is to help media companies grow their…
Runnin’City - Discover Cities While Running
Jun 13, 2019 • 28 min
Interviewing Olivier Lebleu from Runnin’City, an innovative app that uses GPS technology to provide users with a guided run that helps users discover hundreds of cities around the world by including city landmarks and points of interest throughout the…
Twiik - Digital coaching made human
May 14, 2019 • 29 min
Interviewing Anders Gran from Twiik, an app that connects professional coaches, trainers, gyms and fitness influencers with clients looking for the perfect workout, plan course or fitness challenge. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin…
Blitzpredict - Cutting-edge betting exchange built on blockchain
Apr 29, 2019 • 15 min
Interviewing Brett Richey from BlitzPredict, a cutting-edge betting exchange focused on sports, esports and politics. Built on the Ethereum blockchain and powered by Augur and 0x, BlitzPredict harnesses the power of blockchain technology to deliver low…
Shehacks adidas - A unique opportunity for women in tech
Apr 15, 2019 • 15 min
Interviewing Laura Fernandez Gimenez from AllWomen, an initiative aiming to shape the futures of women in technology. Shehacks adidas is a cooperation between adidas and AllWomen, described as a trip, an event, an occasion to network and learn from other…
Miro - Computer Vision and AI to Empower Events, Brands, & Athletes
Apr 3, 2019 • 32 min
Interviewing Taylor Host from Miro, a growing technology startup based in Hong Kong that is focused on uncovering one-of-a-kind insights from endurance sporting event photos/video. Since launching in April 2017, Miro’s proprietary software has indexed &…
INFLCR - Personalized content delivery for sports teams and athletes
Mar 28, 2019 • 20 min
Interviewing Jim Cavale from Upper Hand, a platform that allows college sports team subscribers to store, track and deliver their internally-curated content to the mobile phones of their athletes, who can access a personalized content gallery through…
Sports Analytics Challenge - Combining scientific and sporting excellence
Mar 20, 2019 • 21 min
Interviewing Mathieu Lacome (Paris Saint-Germain) and Mathieu Rosenbaum (École Polytechnique) from the Sports Analytics Challenge, which has the goal to revolutionise football by using science skills. For the first time, one of the world’s greatest sports…
Global Sports Technology Awards - Excellence in Data, Digital and Technology
Mar 13, 2019 • 26 min
Interviewing Thomas Alomes from the Global Sports Technology Awards (GSTA), a network which recognizes and celebrates excellence in data, digital and technology across the Sports, Media, Entertainment, Health and Technology landscape. In 2019 the Awards…
Upper Hand - Sports & Fitness Management Software
Mar 7, 2019 • 21 min
Interviewing Kevin MacCauley from Upper Hand, a sports & fitness management software that gives customers one platform to manage their entire operation. Upper Hand partners with customers to take sports businesses up and to the right. Find out more at…
FCFL - Fan Controlled Football League
Feb 21, 2019 • 19 min
Interviewing Grant Cohen from Fan Controlled Football League (FCFL), a real world sports league where the Fans are in charge. It’s like Madden in real life. All FCFL games will be live-streamed on Twitch, the world’s leading social video service and…
WSC Sports - Maximize Sports Content With Automagical Video Solutions
Feb 12, 2019 • 18 min
Interviewing Daniel Shichman from WSC Sports, an AI driven platform that analyzes live sports broadcasts, identifies each and every event that occurs in the game, creates customized short-form video content and publishes to any digital destination. Find…
Qatar SportsTech - Accelerator Program in collaboration with Startupbootcamp
Jan 30, 2019 • 22 min
Interviewing Koen Bosma from Qatar SportsTech, a leading accelerator program for innovative companies in the sports industry. It is an unparalleled platform for startups to proactively scale up their business and demonstrate their product to leading…
Blinder - A Call Scheduling and Recording Platform for Communication Managers
Jan 22, 2019 • 25 min
Interviewing Caley Wilson from Blinder, a call scheduling and recording platform for the communications managers of high performance teams. It lets you provide media and fans with unprecedented phone access to your ‘talent’, without compromising anyone’s…
Sports Tech Tokyo - Accelerating the Next Generation of Sports Technology
Jan 16, 2019 • 29 min
Interviewing Michael Proman from Sports Tech Tokyo, a program to accelerate the next generation of sports technology by bringing together ideas, passion, and dreams from the innovative hubs of Japan, San Francisco and around the globe. Find out more at…
The Players’ Impact - Professional athletes investing in and building businesses together
Jan 8, 2019 • 17 min
Interviewing Tracy Deforge from The Players’ Impact, a hub for entrepreneurial minded athletes: an extensive cross-sport athlete network, industry experts, early stage business resources, and investment opportunities - everything an athlete entrepreneur…
Aireal - AR platform that allows digital content & reality to coexist
Dec 18, 2018 • 13 min
Interviewing Kevin Hart from Aireal, an augmented reality platform that enables people to design, discover and experience (2D, 3D, Video and Interactive) content that is super-imposed over their real world environment and is visible through the use of…
Sports Analytics World Series - A Global Sports Technology Conference
Dec 5, 2018 • 28 min
Interviewing Marc Roufeil from the Sports Analytics World Series, a Sports Data, Digital and Sports Technology Conferences across Asia, North America and Europe. The 2019 edition is a global series of 7 conferences showcasing cutting-edge ideas and…
Sports Technology Awards Group - Championing Technology in Sport
Nov 13, 2018 • 22 min
Interviewing Rebecca Hopkins from the Sports Technology Awards Group, a unique celebration of technology-led innovation across sport globally. Taking place each May, the Awards attract exceptional brands, guests and presenters. Founded in 2014, the Awards…
Le Tremplin - The world’s first Sports Innovation Hub
Oct 8, 2018 • 28 min
Interviewing Omar El Zayat from Le Tremplin, a sports innovation platform sponsored by Paris&Co, the economic and innovation development agency of the City of Paris. The dynamic hub brings together more than 60 sports-related startups with close to 30…
LEIF Technologies - The Only Electronic Skateboard that Rides Like a Snowboard
Sep 26, 2018 • 35 min
Interviewing Aaron Aders from Leiftech, a company that brings snowboarding to the streets with the only electronic skateboard that rides like a snowboard. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about startups…
Fun With Balls - Merging Sports and Gaming
Sep 3, 2018 • 21 min
Interviewing Markos Kern from Fun With Balls, a company that is merging sports and gaming to become the market leader for a new industry in addition to revolutionising the sporting and fitness experience. Their first product, interactiveSQUASH has created…
SportsCastr - Be a sports commentator and get rewarded
Aug 27, 2018 • 30 min
Interviewing Nick Schupak from SportsCastr, an ultra-low latency live streaming platform that lets anyone become a sports commentator. SportsCastr also launched FanChain, a cryptocurrency and decentralized sports entertainment ecosystem developed to meet…
Archery Assistant - 12-year-old builds real-time archery coaching system
Aug 21, 2018 • 11 min
Interviewing Sriram Bhimaraju, a 12-year-old boy who developed Archery Assistant, an app that improves an archer’s accuracy by correcting form in real-time using a Bluetooth sensor. The low cost assistant includes an interface for the visually impaired.…
Supponor - Powerful augmented reality technology for brands
Aug 17, 2018 • 28 min
Interviewing Jay Gambrell from Supponor, who help sports rights holders, brands and broadcasters to score with powerful augmented reality technology. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about startups and…
SportVEST - A tokenized Sports VC Fund
Aug 8, 2018 • 29 min
Interviewing Gayatri Sarkar from SportVEST, a blockchain based Venture Capital fund exclusively investing in the future of sports and creating a new asset class. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about…
Wearable X - Combining design & technology to create a better quality of life
Jul 23, 2018 • 12 min
Interviewing Billie Whitehouse from Wearable X, the future of wellness, who brings together design and technology to create a better quality of life through experience and fashion. Their latest product, Nadi X, is the world’s smartest yoga pants. Find out…
Sportco - Blockchain based online sports community
Jul 18, 2018 • 17 min
Interviewing Anuj Sharma from SportCo, a blockchain based online sports community that rewards passionate sports fans for their contributions in online sport communities. SportCo coin aims to be the preferred currency of choice across the global sports…
GridRival - Fantasy Auto Racing Experience
Jul 9, 2018 • 20 min
Interviewing Ross Fruin from GridRival, the fantasy auto racing experience you’ve always wanted. It let’s you compete with family & friends, build your dream team and earn cash & prizes. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from…
FitTech Summit - Conference on fitness innovation, health & lifestyle
Jul 4, 2018 • 11 min
Interviewing Natalia Karbasova from FitTech Summit, Europes’s first conference on fitness innovation, health & lifestyle. The event brings the most promising startups, investors and corporates together to set the agenda for the emerging future industry…
Sport50 - The AI based virtual assistant for your sports club
Jul 3, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Gilles Mangen from Sport50, the allround solution for sports clubs that manages various tasks with the help of AI and automation. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and…
Relive - 3D videos of your outdoor adventures
Jun 18, 2018 • 15 min
Interviewing Joris van Kruijssen from Relive, a solution that let’s you relive your outdoor adventures by creating 3D videos of your runs, rides, hikes & more. Fly over your route, see where you’ve been, view your highlights and share it with your friends…
Kojo - Post like a Pro
Jun 14, 2018 • 17 min
Interviewing Mikael Kojo from Kojo, an app made for sports clubs to create & share high quality content 10x faster to social media while offering sponsors a new way to advertise. Kojo gives sportspeople the power to engage with their sponsors & fans. Find…
Tenkan-Ten - The Sports & Well-Being Growth Catalyst by ASICS
Jun 11, 2018 • 7 min
Interviewing Emilio Risques from Tenkan-Ten, the Sports & Well-Being Growth Catalyst by ASICS in Barcelona. The 4-month program combines the creative spirit and drive of external innovators with the scale and expertise of ASICS. Find out more at…
UK Active - ActiveLab Growth Program for Startups
Jun 6, 2018 • 21 min
Interviewing Jack Connors from UK Active, an initiative to improve the health of the nation by getting more people, more active, more often. Part of UK Active is ActiveLab, a bespoke 12-week programme of fast-track support to develop, connect and scale…
Racefully - Run with friends wherever they are
May 21, 2018 • 19 min
Interviewing Josip Balazevic from Racefully, a compelling virtual team-based fitness solution that enables businesses to increase employee engagement and lower health costs. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX -…
Sweat & Sound - Secret, immersive fitness events
May 8, 2018 • 23 min
Interviewing Ariana Alexander-Sefre from Sweat & Sound, creators of secret fitness events which are combining powerful workouts with epic live music. They are transforming the fitness industry through immersive themes; taking users beyond the body and…
Footbolé - Home to the best viral football videos on the internet
May 4, 2018 • 24 min
Interviewing Derek Wanner from Footbolé, the world’s most shareable football brand. Their goal is to give the best videos, shows, football products and experiences in the true spirit of ‘for the fans, by the fans’. Find out more at…
Pico - Building Fan Engagement and one-on-one relationships
Apr 24, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Asaf Nevo from Pico, a SaaS platform that helps sports teams build 1-on-1 fan relationships by making it easy to communicate with fans on the social channels they prefer. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from…
Let’s Do This - Discover and manage endurance races
Apr 16, 2018 • 21 min
Interviewing Sam Browne from “Let’s Do This”, a website that helps endurance athletes find their next challenge and race organisers boost their bookings. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about…
KICKUP Sports & The ExecutiveTifoso Show
Apr 9, 2018 • 16 min
Interviewing João Gonçalo Cunha from KICKUP Sports, a Sports innovation platform to support the next generation of sports entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. He is also the host of “The #ExecutiveTifoso Show”, the most unconventional Vlog about Sports and…
REFSIX - The Smartwatch and Mobile App for Football Referees
Mar 26, 2018 • 19 min
Interviewing Hassan Rajwani from REFSIX, a product that helps referees record match incidents during games and track their physical performance. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and…
Leeds United - Sports Tech Demo Day
Mar 22, 2018 • 18 min
Interviewing Daniel Abrahams from, the official payment provider of Leeds United Football Club. Daniel is the organizer of the inaugural Sports Tech Demo Day for the club, an event to identify fast growing startup organisations and…
Vint - Fitness Studio Management Software Made Simple
Mar 20, 2018 • 17 min
Interviewing Louise Fritjofsson from Vint, a social booking platform for fitness studios that makes every step of your customer journey count: Vint helps you manage daily tasks while giving customer a social experience. Find out more at…
Stadiugraph - Improving fan experience by realtime stadium choreography
Mar 12, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Mohsen Saleh from Stadiugraph, a company dedicated to empower the fans and help them express themselves. They have developed a product to connect the fans all over the world and facilitate and strengthen the relationship between the clubs and…
Find a Player - Connecting sports people and games in local areas
Mar 5, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Jim Law from Find a Player, a multi platform app designed to take the pain out of organising and finding players for sports, games & events. Find out more at Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about…
iPlay - The personal brand building tool
Feb 27, 2018 • 12 min
Interviewing Karl Sjöblom from Iplay, a unique digital platform for sports that connects athletes, clubs, coaches, agents and sports fans worldwide. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
WiST - Women in SportsTech
Feb 23, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Deborah Stroman and Marielou McFarlane from “Women in SportsTech (WiST)”, an initiative committed to the development of growth opportunities for women throughout the SportsTech landscape. For more info see Hosted by…
JAFA - The digital home for football fans
Feb 22, 2018 • 9 min
Interviewing Dan Bedi from JAFA (Just A Fan’s Analysis), a digital home for sports fans, a home for fan opinion and debate. It provides one place for users to obtain all the latest sports news and views. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All…
TrainEffective - Train Like a Professional Footballer
Feb 12, 2018 • 10 min
Interviewing Nick Humphries from Train Effective, a personalised and individual soccer training solution that can be used anytime & anywhere. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Klublr - The most efficient way to organize your sports group
Feb 6, 2018 • 10 min
Interviewing Ser Cappelle from Klublr, the first fully integrated sports management platform. For all active and engaged members who are involved in the organisation of a sports group. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and…
Challengermode - Play eSports games and get rewarded
Jan 8, 2018 • 14 min
Interviewing Philip Skogsberg from Challengermode, a place where you can compete in Matches, Ladders and Tournaments in eSports games. You can win money and other prizes, or just play for fun. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about…
CricHeroes - Score Your Cricket Matches and Broadcast Scores
Jan 4, 2018 • 16 min
Interviewing Abhishek Desai from CricHeroes, a cricket scoring app to score your local cricket matches or tournaments LIVE ball to ball just like International Matches. For more infos check or…
Tribe Wearables - Cutting edge activity tracker embedded into sports apparel
Nov 26, 2017 • 33 min
Interviewing Demetres Stordopoulos from Tribe Wearables, a cutting edge activity tracker, embedded into sports apparel. It gives you real-time feedback on your training, workout progress, goals and much more. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX -… - Chatbots redefining fan engagement
Nov 20, 2017 • 11 min
Interviewing Christoph Edelmüller from, who offer chatbots that deliver all the information a sports fan needs on a daily basis. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Peepl - The Heart Beat Of Your Association
Nov 16, 2017 • 7 min
Interviewing Matthias Dedeurwaerder from Peepl, a solution that lets you manage the members directory, calendar, communication and finances within your association through an easy to use online tool. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about…
LongoMatch - A video analysis tool for team-based sports
Nov 9, 2017 • 12 min
Interviewing Andoni Morales from LongoMatch, a video analysis tool for team-based sports, developed by Fluendo. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Teamleague - The Live Fantasy Football Manager Game
Nov 7, 2017 • 14 min
Interviewing Juan Lacroix from Teamleague, a live fantasy football manager game. It lets you create your own fantasy team to prove that you are the best manager. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
FootballISM - The First Digital Solution For New Football Management
Oct 27, 2017 • 16 min
Interviewing Filipe Esteves from FootballISM, a solution that let’s you manage all the processes of the football world in a simple and effective platform. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Sportr - The fastest and easiest way to deliver content
Oct 24, 2017 • 14 min
Interviewing Toby Cockayne from Sportr, a company that helps you discover and generate content in a smart way. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Smash - An event dedicated to sport, technology and start-ups
Oct 6, 2017 • 15 min
Interviewing Miikka Neuvonen from Smash, an official Slush side-event in Helsinki, dedicated to sport, technology and start-ups. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
MyLocalPitch - Hire sports pitches and courts
Oct 2, 2017 • 10 min
Interviewing Jamie Foale from MyLocalPitch, a company that lets you hire sports pitches and courts in the UK and Ireland. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Solive - Social media publishing and monetization software
Sep 25, 2017 • 13 min
Interviewing Florent Marty from Solive, the first live social media publishing and monetization software dedicated to the sport’s industry. It allows its users to create and publish real-time branded visual content automatically and in every language to…
imin - Making physical activity searchable
Sep 22, 2017 • 28 min
Interviewing Nishal Desai from imin, a UK based company which makes physical activity searchable. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Homefans - Travel operator for football fans
Sep 20, 2017 • 17 min
Interviewing Luke Verbeek from Homefans, a travel operator that enables fans to tick their football bucket list. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Capturs - GPS Tracker For Outdoor Activities
Aug 28, 2017 • 13 min
Interviewing Ludovic Lesieur from Capturs, a company from France which created the first live GPS tracker with 1 month autonomy to serve safety and social aspects. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.
Sponsure - The Sports Marketing Platform
Aug 22, 2017 • 16 min
Interviewing Bill Ingram from Sponsure, a company from the UK that helps businesses who want to engage customer audiences, sell products & services, build brand awareness or execute a CSR strategy through sport. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX…
Spiideo - Sports Video Recording Made Easy
Aug 17, 2017 • 14 min
Interviewing Fredrik Ademar from Spiideo, a company from Sweden that makes advanced sports video recording easy, useful and accessible for athletes and coaches. Hosted by Benjamin Penkert from SportsTechX - All about SportsTech and startups.