The Soccer Tech Ecosystem Analysis: From wearables, VR training, NFTs Metaverse..to DNA testing.

Soccer is by far the most popular sports in the world with 4B soccer fans globally, according to Worldatlas. The Top 10 Football Clubs by Market Value Real Madrid have retained their position as the most valuable European football club for the 3rd consecutive year, with an Enterprise Value of [...]

March Recap: The LA Rams (NFL), the MLS, Ronaldinho enter the Metaverse. Latest innovation? EEG Helmet. $825M Raised In Sports Tech.

Dear Colleague, March was another busy month in the world of elite sports, and the month of April is off to a great start. In the world of soccer, with the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup just a few months away, the Group Stage is now officially set. The World [...]

The Sports Wearables Market: Where we are heading.

In the past few years, the world of sports has seen the emergence of a new wave of advanced wearables such as smart patches that can measure hydration or electrolyte, level, smartwatch that can measure blood pressure, or even contactless biosensors capable of measuring HR, blood pressure, sleep quality without [...]

Upside Chat: Dr Ron Dick, Duquesne University, Ex NBA/NCAA exec, on Tom Brady’s return, the NCAA College Transfer Portal, March Madness, F1 Grand Prix coming to Vegas and more.

This week we had the honor to interview again Dr. Ron Dick, associate professor of sports marketing at Duquesne University in the school of business. Ron also worked for 20 years in sports, including 15 years in the NBA with the Sixers and the Nets, and then four [...]

Upside Chat with Top Sports Performance Execs (NBA, NHL, MLS) on Impact of Dehydration and Biofeedback on Sports Performance, and more.

This week we had the honor to interview a group of sports performance experts. Marco Nunez, former head athletic trainer for the LA Lakers (NBA). Karam Al-Hamdani, Head Athletic Therapist at CF Montreal (MLS). Alexi Pianosi, Strength and conditioning coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL). ?Show Notes: Through [...]

NEW: Exclusive 2022 Upside AMS Vendors (Kitman Labs, Smartabase, Kinduct, etc.) Survey Report

Upside Global is pleased to release its 2022 AMS Monitoring Vendor Survey Which AMS (Athlete Management Systems) vendors (Kitman Labs, Fusion Sport/Smartabase, Kinduct, Apollo, MyCoach, etc.) are leading in terms of pricing affordability, quality of analytics, product quality, customer support and vision? The Upside surveyed 100 pro teams and leagues [...]

Upside Analysis: Issues with NFT Marketplaces. Solutions & Recommendations for Pro teams.

With an estimated $24.9B worth of NFTs sold in 2021, the NFT market is booming. That being said there has been a growing number of complains about NFT marketplaces (e.g. OpenSea..) where people are selling fake NFTs, or NFTs that do not belong to them. Some of those NFT marketplaces [...]

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