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Training with artificial intelligence?

Science and technology are transforming our ability to maximise human performance and digital innovation provides a quantum leap in learning, training and competing as an athlete. At THE SPOT in May, experts discussed the future for the athletes of tomorrow,...

THE SPOT sparks new partnership between Eurovision Sport and Dazzl.tv

Eurovision Sport is partnering with tech start-up Dazzl.tv, offering EBU Members an innovative mobile app and cloud-based solution for the live production and delivery of video content. The recent announcement follows the success of Dazzl.tv during the Start-up battle...

Record fundraising for My Coach

My Coach, a young start-up specialised in conceiving and developing digital tools to ease and improve sports practices, has just achieved the largest fundraising in digital sport in France in 2019, with the company recently announcing a record of EUR 6.6 million...

Revive THE SPOT 2019 and meet our Start-up Battle champion!

It’s exactly one month after THE SPOT 2019 – a good time to remember some of the best moments of this year’s edition. Among the many out-of-the-box experiences, one in particular was as hot as the current temperatures in Lausanne: The Start-up Battle. Forty-two...

Thank you! #TheSpot2019

Dear SPOT participants, innovators, pioneers, explorers,open, creative and curious minds! The second edition of THE SPOT is over… and we miss you already! We really enjoyed and appreciated spending the two days with you in Lausanne last week - talking,...

Gait Up and Dartfish reveal new partnership at THE SPOT

THE SPOT, ThinkSport’s international sport and innovation event currently taking place in Lausanne, provided the perfect platform for Gait Up to announce its future collaboration with Dartfish, another Swiss expert in video analysis.  “We’re...

THE SPOT: Prestige, financial support on the line in Start-up Battle

It’s one day to go to THE SPOT! Among the many out-of-the-box experiences planned for this international sport and innovation event, one in particular promises to get the adrenaline pumping: The Start-up Battle. Forty-two start-ups specialising in blockchain,...

Prestigious names announced as Award Partners for THE SPOT

ThinkSport today announced four influential Award Partners who will be closely involved in the heat of the start-up battle at THE SPOT. Asics Tenkan-Ten Growth Catalyst, Eurovision Sport, Swiss Timing and UEFA will all oversee...

Lausanne set to become a hot SPOT in May

There’s only a month to go before Lausanne becomes THE SPOT for innovation in sport. Feel the heat and join in the hundreds of visionaries, tech gurus, curious minds, solution seekers, providers and investors who will flock to the SwissTech Convention Center...