Home

3D virtual event GSTS 2022 promises to unlock the metaverse for sport

The 2022 Global Sportstech Summit brings some of the leading sports brands, clubs, federations and investors together with the cutting-edge technology firms and start-ups that will shape the future of the sports industry.

GSTS 2022 will explore new opportunities in the sports tech industry, including the metaverse and NFT trends that will provide the commercial and fan engagement opportunities of the future.

The conference, which starts on February 22 and will take place in a unique 3D virtual forum, includes keynote speeches from leading industry figures including Peter Hutton, head of sports, Meta; Guy-Laurent Epstein, marketing director, Uefa; Lorin Hamlin, innovation partnerships, Under Armour and Sebastien Borget, co-founder and COO, The Sandbox.

In this video interview, Amir Raveh, founder and president of Hype Sports Innovation, the organiser of the summit, identifies the big technology trends to watch out for in sport over the next 10 years and predicts where the big investment opportunities will be.

Hype has an equity portfolio of over 200 sports technology start-ups, operating in areas like blockchain, NFTs and the metaverse. The company provides technology solutions to sports brands including Fiba, Bundesliga and the NBA.

Before this, Raveh founded MG Capital, an investment house helping international companies access the London capital markets.

To find out more and register for GSTS 2022, click here.

 

SportBusiness is a media partner of GSTS 2022.

Most recent

USA Cricket interim chair Atul Rai tells SportBusiness of his 'shock' at the multitude of problems he encountered when taking over the national governing body this summer.
Premium

Former American soccer star Eddie Lewis eyes an inflection point for his startup entity TOCA. Shawn Medow reports.
Premium

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Josh Rawitch, president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Fisher and Russo also discuss Glazer family’s move to consider selling Premier League giants Manchester United, initial business results from the start of the 2022 men’s Fifa World Cup, Bob Iger’s return to lead the Walt Disney Co. and the impact on ESPN, revived dealmaking in youth sports, and Major League Baseball’s offseason free agency period.
Premium