In the following article we want to highlight some Sportstech startups hiring in North America. If you want to read more about the North American market we can again highly recommend the Sportstechx report of Benjamin Penkert.
So let's jump into the companies you could join tomorrow.
Curv (http://curv.ai/) helps everyone build better, healthier bodies. Curv has relationships with professional sport organizations (e.g., NFL, MLB) and multinational corporate partners (e.g., ASICS). The core platform uses deep learning models, which in turn, enables specific athletic tests, such as throwing kinematics, gait analysis, concussion assessment/tracking, and return-to-sport post-injury assessment. The technologies powering these tests are state-of-art computer vision techniques and a large proprietary dataset that allows human motion to be analyzed from simple video taken from mobile devices.
Kinduct Technologies (www.kinduct.com) is a leading data and analytics software provider that is changing the way information shapes human performance. Kinduct’s highly secure, cloud-based platform allows sports, health and wellness organizations to spend less time managing their data and more time using it to inform decisions, promote constant improvements and produce exceptional results. Kinduct is the software provider of choice for many world-leading professional and elite sport organizations across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS and other professional and elite leagues. A number of Kinduct clients are world champions in their sport. Kinduct’s investors include Intel Capital, CFFI Ventures Inc., and Elysian Park Ventures.
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, partnering with more than 1,900 NCAA Division I programs, professional teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and EPL; collegiate and professional conferences; and national governing bodies. More than 2,500 teams rely on our soware and app to empower their athletes with the information and tools they need to succeed. Built by athletes, for athletes, Teamworks streamlines logistics – from communication and scheduling to sharing files and managing travel – so athletes, coaches and staff can focus on winning.
Sleeper is a messaging app for one of the last true social networks - sports. Our app connects friends, families and co-workers around the sports they love and enables them to play fantasy sports, chat, and consume news and content together in a more fun and social way. We believe that sports are meant to be enjoyed with people you care about and Sleeper provides an immersive social experience where our fantasy leagues, news, and content are all integrated into the App's core chat platform making it easier and more fun for you to compete and smack talk with your closest friends. Invite a friend and start a league
Founded by a group of passionate gamers, Mobalytics is a rapidly growing eSports startup with a big vision: to empower any and all gamers to unlock their potential.
We’re building a new, more robust way for competitive gamers to analyze and improve their performance. We created the Gamer Performance Index (GPI) which involves using in-game data available from game APIs and crunching it through machine learning algorithms to analyze and improve player performance across several areas crucial for competitive gaming.
Mobalytics is about one year old and all the signs are indicative of a smashing success:
- More than 700,000 summoners are already using our League of Legends Open Beta
- Won Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016
- We were fortunate to get support from the brightest minds and raised $2.6M in seed capitalfrom the best investors
Finally, feel free to check the Twitter stream to see the sentiment.
Mobcrush’s mission is to connect the world's mobile gamers with one touch. We’re looking for a Product Manager that can help lead and manage the product development process for key areas of our mobile product. The ideal candidate should deeply understand the mobile ecosystem, user-focused, lives and breathes mobile applications on iOS and Android, leverages metrics for insights, has a strong technical foundation, champions user and business value, strong prioritization skills, and can work with key constituents of users, business and engineering. This candidate will craft components of our next generation product roadmap, and work closely with our users and team to deliver the right product features to the right users at the right time. The ideal candidate is a driven, intelligent team player who has the ability to deliver, is passionate about our mission, and has the hunger and will to win.