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We have selected 8 sports, health and fitness startups that will be pitching in London on 18 October

sports-partners-with-4pt5-logo2Pears – the team that brings you events, learning and networking for creative and tech startup companies – has selected the 8 sports, health and fitness startups that will be pitching at our next TechPitch 4.5: Sports event taking place in the evening of 18 October 2016.

TechPitch 4.5, the pitch competition for tech startups and investors, continues this autumn in London, providing a platform for innovative and disruptive entrepreneurs on the tech scene to be seen, heard and connect with potential investors, partners, advisors and users.

The purpose of TechPitch 4.5 is to provide UK and European tech startups with a platform to build awareness, gain investment, and receive constructive feedback by presenting to and networking with industry experts, potential clients and partners.

Anyone interested in sports, fitness and health tech startups take note: come and see the 8 pitches and network with entrepreneurs, startups and investors.

Judging panel include:
Ashley Gray, Innovator and Int’l Collaboration Manager, Loughborough University
Robert Cookson, previously digital media correspondent for the Financial Times
Nat Heaton, Creative Director, Elegant Scoundrel
Jim Brackpool, Head of Music, BT Sports
David Willbe, Partner, Lewis Silkin

Chaired by: Richard Gillis, award-winning writer, commentator and editorial consultant, formerly editor of SportBusiness International @RichardGillis1

The pitching startups:
Batfast – a business that manufactures and operates cricket simulators for training, entertainment and engagement

Crowdsight – a mobile interface tailored to the needs of the sports sponsorship market that channels content via our platform to social networks

EatThisHealthy – a mobile application that uses geo-locater technology to display healthy food options from the full range of high street quick service restaurants

Fresh 8 Gaming – an automated data & marketing platform focused on providing smarter and more profitable connections between betting companies, online sports publishers and consumers

Medicsen – a personalised, non-invasive smart technology transforming how diabetic patients manage blood sugar levels through deep learning and automation

NFC Helps Me – an app linking step-by-step thoughtfully designed instructional videos to the real-time learning environment and boldly branded NFC tags

QuickScore – the world’s first SMART scoreboards with video playback and streaming, showing various match-related stats, as well as adverts and information

Sportmate – an app making it easy for people to play sport and to meet people to play with

TICKETS available here.

TechPitch 4.5: Sports is organised by 2Pears with support from our partners Digital Sport, Invesdor and Lewis Silkin.

UPCOMING 4.5 EVENTS:

Fashion, luxe, retail, as well as play, games, entertainment, music and media startups – stay tuned for our next TechPitch 4.5 vertical dates to be announced!

DON’T MISS the general TechPitch 4.5 event to be held in London on 4 October 2016. More details here.