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Los Angeles

Los Angeles Dodgers Win the World Series Social Media Battle

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Last night, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series. The two storied franchises have endured epic championship droughts, which means that in just a few days, one city will be the happiest they’ve been…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Data, Not Technology, Is the Key to Innovation in Sports

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

This week during Innovate Celebrate, we had the opportunity to not just see the future of technology and innovation with the conclusion of our Startup of the Year competition, we also heard directly from those already making that happen. One particular panel that was…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Former NFL Star Isaiah Kacyvenski to Speak at Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being an NFL star is a childhood dream achieved by very few. Playing in high school and college is one thing, but the skill, drive, and hard work it takes to make it in the big leagues is a near Herculean effort. However, once…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Speaker Portia Blunt Will Bring an Innovative Mind to Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The form-fitting world of sports tech is home to plenty of services and devices that embody the novel, creative, or experimental sides of the tech community, from wearables to data-heavy algorithms. And at Innovate Celebrate — a conference literally named after the celebration of…

Tips & How To’s

3 Business Leadership Lessons From the Life of Tom Brady

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 12:45 pm

With 5 Super Bowl rings to his name, Tom Brady is one of the most successful and iconic football players in NFL history. Whether or not you’re a fan of his team, you’ve got to admit that he has been one of the most…

Sports

Atlanta

Super Bowl LIII Could Be the Most Innovative NFL Game Ever

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the NFL season kicking off tonight, there’s a lot of buzz about who is going to raise the Lombardi trophy at the end of the year. Will the Patriots repeat, solidifying their dynasty? Will the Falcons redeem themselves after the biggest blown lead…

Apple

Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watch To Steal Signs Against New York Yankees

By | Sep 6, 2017 at 1:32 am

Various technologies have been used by baseball teams and leagues to track pitch and running speeds, improve players swings, as well as other facets of the game. But, until this point we haven’t seen too many technology gadgets introduced into a game situation. According…

Gear & Gadgets

17 Tech Gadgets & Gear For Tailgating Season

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 8:05 am

With college football kicking off this weekend and NFL football not far behind, it’s time to get ready for tailgating season. That means dusting off your cooler and cornhole boards, but you might also want to take a look at some of the freshest…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Oncology, Pet Tracking and Your Soccer Game

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found a device that can help cancer patients and more. Athelas (Mountain View, CA) We probably all know someone impacted by cancer, and for those going through…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

Coros LINX Cycling Helmet With Bone-Conduction Audio [Review]

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Cycling is more than just wearing awkwardly skin tight shorts, deep v-neck shirts, and super sweet 80s style sunglasses, it’s also about riding ridiculous long distances and exploring the world around you. Bad fashion aside, cycling is more than just a global sport and…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch Designed With Hikers and Skiers in Mind

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In an expanding world of Android Smartwatches and the Apple Watch, there has been a recent shift in how athletes track and monitor their progress. Now, many GPS trackers are including extra bells and whistles that allow you to receive texts, use mini-apps, and…

Startups & Apps

Boston

Fantasy Sports Sites DraftKings and FanDuel Terminated Their Merger

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The United States’ two top daily fantasy sports sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, have decided not to merge after all. They announced their merger last November. The reason behind the termination? The opposition from federal antitrust regulators. The Official Statement FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles addressed the termination…

Sports

TV Subscribers Who Don’t Want ESPN Still Pay Over $4.5B Annually for It

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 11:30 am

Sports coverage just isn’t gripping the younger generations as much as it did for the more senior ones. That’s bad news for the Walt Disney Co., owner of ESPN, and any other broadcasters depending on live sports to give their bottom line a boost….

Startups & Apps

This Startup Will Help You Get a Beer Faster at Sporting Events

By | Jun 30, 2017 at 9:20 am

We’ve all been there: sitting in our seat at a baseball game, itching for a beer and a hot dog. Unfortunately, with the long lines, hectic processes, and flustered staff, getting your time-honored meal during America’s pastime turns into more of a mad dash…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

Searching for Stephs: Identifying the Greats in Early-Stage Startups

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 10:50 am

At my investment firm, we look for “Stephs” — as in NBA player Steph Curry for the Golden State Warriors. Why? He’s the underdog that no one expected to be great. As the skinny, baby-faced son of Dell Curry, every major Division 1 school…

Startup Spotlight

Sacramento

VEOSPORT Earbuds Delivers Customized Sound for Your Workout

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Listening to your favorite tunes while exercising sure makes the time go by faster and more enjoyable. And having earbuds that can keep up with your intensity while producing quality sound is key. VEOSPORT is a company all about health and determined to deliver some…

Data

Seattle

IdealSeat Can Help Baseball Fans Catch Foul Balls

By | May 10, 2017 at 10:30 am

Top of ninth: With a decisive thwap! Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run shot that sent him and his teammate Kris Bryant home, securing a triumphant Game 6 win in the 2016 World Series. Rizzo’s homer sailed over the right field wall, sealing a victory…