REFSIX a finalist in the HYPE Sports Innovation London Final
REFSIX is in with a chance of going to the Olympics as we qualify for the London Final. Since May, Hype Foundation has held start-up competitions all over the world, from Tel Aviv to San Francisco, Italy and Kenya, London, Denver and Greece. The last regional competition, Sao Paolo, is scheduled for August.
In each, one start-up emerged victorious with a technology judged to be innovative in the field of sports. The winners of the regional competitions will present in front of a panel of judges at the finals in Rio, and the winner among them will receive a €100,000 grant, courtesy of Disruptive Technologies Fund owner Tal Barnoach.
“The market for innovation in sports is currently estimated at $450 billion, and compared to other markets is still in its infancy. The goal is to provide the first ever international exposure for innovations that will revolutionize the world of sports as we know it,” said Hype Foundation CEO Amir Raveh.
The London Final takes place on the 9th August at Team Sky's Office in London.