HYPE Spin Accelerator: Global Pitch Event

Monday

9 Apr

02:00 PM -

06:15 PM

Venue

Commonwealth House
Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
Gold Coast, Queensland

Getting to Commonwealth House

Event Details

** Registrations are now closed  **

The HYPE SPIN Accelerator is a multinational program that helps sportstech startups access global clubs, investors and brands to fast track international growth in the sportstech market.

Join the audience of investors, international sports stakeholders and sports innovators to see 12 startups from across Australia, New Zealand, China and India compete in the world-renowned HYPE Sports Innovation (SPIN) global pitch event, partnered in Australia by The University of Queensland and Advance Queensland.

The event will also reveal the next wave of talent in the Advance Queensland Sport Science Challenge. Be in the audience to meet these Queensland organisations accelerating innovative products, technology and processes into global markets to enhance sporting performance and participation around the world.

View these sports innovations first hand and network into the afternoon on the beautiful Gold Coast beach with investors, startups and international delegates.

The event will be comprised of the following sessions:

SPIN Lab pitches

From using augmented reality and gamification to bring fans closer to the action, to soft snow helmets and smart balls, these world class startups have completed the HYPE SPIN accelerator program and will be pitching for investment, as well as AUD $25,000 in prize money from The University of Queensland.

Australian teams are also competing for a 90-day residency in the Australian Landing Pads program based at one of five innovation hubs around the world.

Learn more about the 12 startup teams that will pitch their company and solution on stage.

Sports science challenge

Also as part of the session, come and learn about the Advance Queensland Sport Science Challenge, designed to encourage innovation in sport, with a focus on helping our elite athletes and teams as well as promoting greater participation in sport and exercise. The program supports the growth of businesses to commercialise these new innovative sport-based products.

During this session, we reveal the next wave of talent and hear how round one recipients of the challenge are accelerating innovative products, technology and processes into global markets to enhance sporting performance and participation in sport around the world.

After this panel session will be the much anticipated jury announcement of the winning HYPE pitch.

Networking drinks

The HYPE SPIN Accelerator event will conclude with networking drinks.

Who should attend?

• Entrepreneurs, investors and anyone with an interest in sports tech innovation and emerging talent.

This event is delivered in partnership between the Commonwealth Secretariat, Queensland Government, City of Gold Coast and Australian Government, with support from Griffith University – Official University Partner of GC2018.

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TRADE 2018 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS

Thank you to all VIPs, presenters, delegates and guests for participating in the Games Time Trade & Investment Program in April 2018.

To continue exploring trade and investment opportunities in Queensland, please visit Trade2018.com or contact the team via trade2018@ditid.qld.gov.au.

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