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Tribez, Social Sports App Raising Seed Funding

Tribez. Social Sport App. Find, Connect and Play.

The Tribez app provides venues the platform to reach large audiences for group, social or casual sports play.

The Tribez app provides venues the platform to reach large audiences for group, social or casual sports play. I connected with Richard Sagar, founder and CEO of Tribez, on LinkedIn, he then reached out halfway across the world to me this week wanting to chat about his Australian sports tech startup and go at raising seed funding. The past 14 months his team of 5 developed a social sports app designed to innovate how everyone interacts with social sport and recreation...

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68 Soccer Nations Where the Women Are On Top

68 Soccer Nations Where the Women are on Top

The World Cup will kick off in Russia on 14th June, with the hosts facing Saudi Arabia in the opening game, which will be viewed by a global audience of over 100 million viewers. The Sports Techie global community supports the growth of soccer worldwide as long as the playing field of sports technology is as even as can be. Over the following month you will see a parade of international superstars and football tested countries battling it out for the coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy, presented to the winners in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15th July.

The Numbers

But men, aren’t the only ones involved in this beautiful game and women now make up 10% of the playing population with o...

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Mayweather, McGregor Odds, Bettors, Social Hype Tour and PPV

MAYWEATHER VS. MCGREGOR
Saturday, August 26, 2017 on Pay-Per-View.
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is a 12-round super welterweight matchup that pits the legendary boxer Mayweather against the all-time MMA great McGregor in an unprecedented event that takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is favored to defeat MMA superstar Conor “Notorious” McGregor in a highly anticipated boxing match on August 26 that opened at 225-1 and is now 1.18 to 1 in favor of the 40-year old boxing legend according to CrownBet, the premier online odds provider located in Australia. Because the fight hype has been so terrific across social media it is sure to break multiple records including Pay-Per-View digital viewership numbers and profits from a boxing match...

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Bionic Runner By Run4 Saves Knees, Tendons And Joints While Mimicking Runners Gait

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

What is the Bionic Runner? It is a non-impact cross-trainer most have never heard of but those that train with it are setting Masters aged world records when many older athletes either taper down their run mileage or stop running all together. The Sports Techie community blog chatted from Atlanta to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, via Skype with Steve Cranitch, founder of Run4, the sports tech company that invented the game-changing outdoor bike. The Bionic Runner is different than an elliptical trainer because it closely mimics the natural gait and timing of running...

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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

Sports data and analytics are now a major component of the sports business culture and are driven by advanced technology which is why my LinkedIn connection, Nicholas Longworth, decided to introduce a new convention set to launch in the UK during 2016 surrounding sport and Big Data analysis initially funded by a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. His London Sports Analytics Convention seeks to rally small contributions from crowdfunding sources like the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers around the world and nation. I chatted with Longworth on Skype about the Beta, achieving market penetration, database building and sponsorship relationships through an online resource (eg...

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Air New Zealand, Sony Pictures And The All Blacks Rugby Safety Defenders

Men in Black Safety Defenders Star In Out Of This World Air New Zealand Safety Video.

Men in Black Safety Defenders Star In Out Of This World Air New Zealand Safety Video.

Air New Zealand, Sony Pictures And The All Blacks Rugby Safety Defenders

The new Air New Zealand safety video featuring legendary rugby players was released a week ago and has already gone viral after tallying over 2.5 million YouTube views thanks to the Men In Black sci-fi theme in collaboration with Sony Pictures. This sports business partnership highlights Air New Zealand’s new rugby-focused safety video starring the boys in black national team members, a touch of advanced alien technology and adidas sports performance wear. The Sports Techie blog readers and followers around the globe can review another Air New Zealand advert via this link...

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Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views - Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views – Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

The new Air New Zealand Safety Safari video starring superstar and legendary surfers from around the world filmed at three of the top surf breaks across three countries is already a marketing hit. It was released on May 13, 2015 and is fast approaching one million views on YouTube. Air New Zealand created another viral video with the help of the world’s top surfing athletes, Sir Hollywood, the bulldog that surfs and via creative board messaging about inflight safety tips...

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Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes (https://ooh.li/a0a576f) - Sports Techie blog

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes (https://ooh.li/a0a576f) – Sports Techie blog

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes

Slingbox Player is amazing technology for the Sports Techie community to consider using during the fast paced NCAA March Madness men’s Division I college basketball tournament and for other live or recorded sporting events because it lets users watch home TV anywhere in the world, on any digital device. I picked up my toddler son from daycare today during the beginning of the Michigan State versus Georgia game being played in Charlotte so I decided to buy Slingbox, download their Slingplayer App for the iPhone that synchs with the M1 Slingbox Player and not miss any hoops games, play or expert analysis as a result of this tech suite...

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Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...

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