Hype 2016 RIO Sports Innovation Contest

The ‘Global Sport Innovation‘ is an international startup competition bringing together the best and brightest entrepreneurs from all across the globe, focused on building innovative products & technologies that disrupt the world of sports as we know it.

The final competition will take place in Rio de Janeiro, in the midst of the 2016 Olympic Games.


1. 8 innovative startups, each carefully selected to represent a different country, will make it to the finals after winning a semi-final regional competition.

2. Participating startups will get the opportunity to pitch their ventures before a grand audience comprised of top VCs, angel investors, accelerators, corporate partners and most importantly key players and influential figures from the sports industry.

3. Accepeted entrepeneurs will be provided with a training & acceleration program, provided by the HYPE Start-Up Foundation.

Deadline for applications is 28th April, 2016. Apply here.