Top 20 Sports Technology Companies - 2017

Top 20 Sports Technology Companies - 2017

Technology has become a foundation upon which today’s athletes could build upon and make more of their capabilities. Coaches, clubs and other entities in the sporting world have begun to realize and realign themselves to this disruption. Sports technology offerings thus fit well at the intersection of B2B and B2C. It harbors possibilities to proliferate into lives of the general population pretty much like how product outcomes of space research became part and parcel of our daily lives.

Service and solutions portfolio in this realm range across sports software and analytics, wearable tech, tracking systems, broadcast technologies and improved equipment vendors; however, in the long run, technology shouldn’t turn out to be a burden on the implementer. It is therefore imperative for concerned decision makers to thoroughly evaluate the offerings in a market that is witnessing a rising competition among vendors.

In this edition of CIOReview, we present you the “20 Most Promising Sports Technology Solution Providers 2017”. In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts including CIOReview editorial board reviewed the top companies in the domain, and shortlisted the ones that are at the helm of tackling challenges of the sporting world. The companies compiled in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge, along with in-depth, integrated, and innovative strategies in the space.

Company Name

Company Description

360 Sports, Inc Delivers comprehensive sports products and services to athletes and sports organizations
Catapult Sports The company enables teams to levrage analytics obtained from wearable tech for mitigating risk of injury, measuring readiness for competition, and quantifying return to play
Fanisko Offers fan engagement platform as a service to Sports Clubs, Leagues, College & School Athletics, Pro Athletes & Celebrities to help create one stop fan experience
FantasyData The company provides real time sports data and content across multiple sports, serving fantasy, media and mobile clients
FastModel Sports The company's play diagramming and playbook software enables users to create playbooks and have them synced across devices
Halo Neuroscience The company's first product, Halo Sport utilizes neuropriming technology to accelerate the neurologic gains of strength and skill learning that result from athletic training
HockeyTech Developing a revolutionary suite of digital hockey technology to track and analyze game data
Hudl The company's video analysis tool provides deeper insights and visual information for various sports teams thereby enhancing their performance analysis
Kitman Labs The company enhances player availability by levraging its machine learning and validated motion capture product offerings to reduce injury
KORE Software Provider of innovative customer relationship management software that enables sports and entertainment companies to drive sales, streamline business process and boost profitability
LiveLike A VR platform company that enables broadcasters and sports teams to deliver immersive, live sports viewing experiences
MemoryMD MemoryMD is a cloud-based, neurodiagnostic and predictive technology platform, empowering clinicians to improve the quality of their health services
MOTI Sports Provides three-dimensional, gender-specific interactive training simulation in a mobile environment
Senaptec The company's equipments and analytics offerings leverages scientifically proven sensorymotor skill development to enhance atheleltic performance
Sportspilot, Inc The company offers a number of IT administrative services that range across mobile registration, background checks, facility management and league scheduling that can be levraged by amateur sports associations
STATS The company’s sports data analytics product offerings facilitate fan engagement and athlete performance improvement
STRIVR Labs The company levrages the power of immersive VR to train individuals and improve performance
TeamSnap The company's web and app offering facilitates club, league and association management by imparting users with the power to streamline communication, administration, scheduling and registration
Transparent Sports Transparent Sports provides solutions that assist sports organizations, coaches, parents, and players in assessing and preventing youth sports injuries
Zepp Labs, Inc. The company's flagship multisport sensor and training platform provides actionable analytics for improved performance