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Chicago

Jeff Kahn of Rise Science on Helping Pro Athletes Sleep More and Play Better

By | Mar 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Jeff Kahn is a cofounder and CEO of Rise Science, a sleep behavior change startup that provides sleep coaching for elite athletes. They harness the science behind sleep, and give elite athletes the power to perform at their best with the help of continuous,…

Sports

Digital Concessions Could Be the Next Innovation in Sports Tech

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 9:12 am

Sports and technology are bound to each other for life. With their mutually universal appeal and their consistent push towards innovation, these two lucrative businesses are a match made in heaven. One provides a global platform to test the other, while both enjoy the…

Fashion

Delaware

Every Athlete Deserves Jeans That Fit Perfectly

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm

No question, there are a million perks you get from being in shape and athletic: increased strength and speed, heart health, and a decreased risk for diseases like diabetes. That should be motivation enough, but there’s always one other benefit that trumps all others:…

Sports

Connecticut

Stick it on and Forget About it, AmpStrip Will do the Rest

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm

As a general rule of thumb, it’s a good idea to keep track of your heart rate while you’re exercising. However, if you’ve ever spent an extended amount of time in the gym, you know that it’s easier said than done. Sure, cardio equipment…

Sports

DC

How to Leverage the Power of Relationships: Lessons from Bookacoach

By | Jul 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Bookacoach, a DC startup for hiring private sports coaches, recently announced a partnership with the National Alliance for Youth Sports. We took the opportunity to catch up with them on their progress. In some ways, bookacoach seems lucky: they landed their partnership based on…

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Mobile

TeamBuildr: Creating a Cyber Locker Room for Sports Team Success

By | Mar 4, 2013 at 9:00 am

One of the most important aspects in creating a successful sports team is consistency. That’s why TeamBuildr, an online strength and conditioning tool, plays an important role in helping team members make steady progress towards goals. TeamBuildr was conceived when its founders, Hewitt Tomlin…

Social Media

Los Angeles

Former MLB All-Star Shawn Green Co-Founds JockTalk, Social Platform For Fans and Athletes

By | Jun 21, 2012 at 11:00 am

If you thought the wall between sports fans and their favorite athletes was low already, just wait for JockTalk. Co-founded by Shawn Green, former two-time MLB All-Star and gold glove winner, and Brenden Kensel, co-founder of Salesmation (which was promptly sold to eSynergies), JockTalk is…

Entrepreneur

Facebook For Fans And Athletes: LockerDome Wants to Be Your Recreational Social Network

By | Jan 10, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Facebook owns social.  LinkedIn owns professional.  How about recreational?   “The bet we’ve made is that people have 3 big persona’s in their life: social, professional, and recreational,” says Gabe Lozano, LockerDome Co-Founder and CEO.  “We want to cover recreational – an area that…