5 Top SportsTech Startups to Watch in 2022

Curious about startups that will impact sporting industries? Discover 5 hand-picked SportsTech Startups to Watch in 2022 in this report & learn what their solutions have in store for your business!

Thousands of new startups are founded every year – emerging companies with the potential to disrupt the future of sports. To give you a head-start on emerging technologies and startups that will impact the sports sector in 2022, we analyzed a total of 1 677 global SportsTech startups & scaleups. Meet 5 of the most promising startups to watch!

Global Startup Heat Map highlights 5 SportsTech Startups to Watch in 2022

Out of 1 677, the 5 SportsTech startups to watch are chosen through the Big Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered StartUs Insights Discovery Platform, covering over 2 093 000+ startups & scaleups globally. As the world’s largest resource for data on emerging companies, the SaaS platform enables you to identify relevant startups, emerging technologies & future industry trends quickly & exhaustively.

The Global Startup Heat Map below highlights the 5 SportsTech startups you should watch in 2022 as well as the geo-distribution of the other 1 672 startups & scaleups we analyzed for this research. We hand-picked the 5 highlighted SportsTech startups based on our data-driven startup scouting approach, taking into account factors such as location, founding year, the relevance of technology, and funding, among others.

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MyPitch provides Football Player Insights

Cover-1-SportsTech-2022-Startups-StartUs-Insights-noresizeFounding Year: 2021
Location: Kortrijk, Belgium
Funding: USD 461 000
Partner for: Player Tracking

MyPitch is a Belgian startup that offers football player insights. The startup’s smart camera tracks player movement on the pitch, whereas its smartphone app, MyPitch+, provides insights using this data. These include comprehensive details on different aspects of player performance, unlike conventional means that values only goals and assists, among others. As a result, players are able to track their performance constantly and improve every day. The app also allows users to compare their statistics with other players and take on challenges every week to enhance performance.

Dynasty Esports facilitates eSports Management

Cover-2-SportsTech-2022-Startups-StartUs-Insights-noresizeFounding Year: 2020
Location: Singapore
Funding: USD 5 M
Partner for: Gaming League Management, Community Engagement

Singapore-based startup Dynasty Esports develops an esports portal management (EPM) platform. The platform unifies gaming and esports ecosystems to improve customer experience and retain high-quality gamers. Unlike other platforms, which offer only a single service such as game streaming or marketplace, the startup enables an all-in-one esports portal. Moreover, Dynasty Esports’ tournament engine is available as an application programming interface (API) as well as configured for all major titles like PUBG and COD. It also packs a secure payment system to facilitate in-game purchases and merchandise commerce. As a result, esports companies are able to manage and monetize their gaming tournaments and leagues efficiently.

Passosync provides Smart Wearable Sensors

Cover-3-SportsTech-2022-Startups-StartUs-Insights-noresizeFounding Year: 2019
Location: New Delhi, India
Funding: undisclosed
Partner for: Bowler Performance Analytics

Indian startup Passosync makes smart wearable sensors for cricket bowlers. Its solution uses three sensors to capture real-time kinematics data to analyze bowling action, speed, and performance, among others. This enables bowlers and coaches to constantly monitor player performance and risk of injuries without expensive computer visions systems or on-lab tests. The location-agnostic solution allows bowlers to efficiently track their performance at nets and the field, allowing them to constantly improve performance.

Clutch offers Virtual Coaching

Cover-4-SportsTech-2022-Startups-StartUs-Insights-noresizeFounding Year: 2021
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Funding: USD 562 000
Partner for: Video Analytics

Clutch is a Danish startup that develops virtual coaches for racket sports. The startup’s AI-based video analytics solution tracks each shot and movement that players make on the courts. With this data, Clutch provides player performance analysis through its startup’s smartphone app. In addition, the app features video editing tools to create highlights of game situations as well as a training dashboard to track progress over a range of metrics. Consequently, it eliminates the need for video analysts who manually analyze video in the team staff. Apart from the training tools, Clutch also develops a social platform for players, coaches, and fans.

Neurolytixs enables AI-based Concussion Diagnosis

Cover-5-SportsTech-2022-Startups-StartUs-Insights-noresizeFounding Year: 2020
Location: Toronto, Canada
Funding: USD 1,2 M
Partner for: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Diagnosis

Canadian startup Neurolytixs provides AI-based concussion diagnoses for young athletes. It collects blood samples of each athlete before the season starts and compares them with the blood drawn within 72 hours of a possible concussion. Neurolytixs uses mass spectroscopy to measure dried plasma spots and metabolites in the blood to compare past and present measurements using AI to diagnose mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI). This allows injured athletes to be removed from play to prevent acute injury and facilitate concussion recovery. Unlike conventional mTBI diagnosis that relies on subjective physical, cognitive, and behavioral methodologies, this minimizes the risk of misinterpretation and manipulation as well as identifies injuries promptly.

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