Sports tech panel: Which tech trends are shaping the future of sports?
“The way athletes train, the way a coach prepares, even the way the fans view the game is dramatically different, all because of technological advancement.” -NFL Hall of Famer Curtis Martin “It is certainly an exciting time to be in sports tech.” – Sports lawyer/Forbes, Inc contributor Darren Heitner As long as there have been humans, there have been sports, though we’ve come a long way from sticks and rocks. In the sports arena, the future is now: Sports technology is evolving fast, already in stadiums providing mind-blowing experiences for athletes, spectators, and even home viewers. That’s why the sports tech industry is producing some of the hottest investment opportunities today, ranging from performance enhancers and wearables (IntelliGym, Fitbit) to improving fans’ sports-viewing experience (Replay Technologies) and diagnosis & treatment of sports brain injuries (ElMindA). OurCrowd recently hosted a live conversation with NFL Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin, and Darren Heitner, Sports lawyer and Inc. magazine/Forbes contributor, each bringing their unique viewpoint as we explore what’s next in sports tech. The conversation was moderated by OurCrowd’s sports tech lead and BizDev rep,...Read More