Founded in 2011 by Taner Korpe, Kronos Enterprises Pty Ltd is one of the world’s leading suppliers of events management technology, servicing a wide range of national and international sporting events. Most recently, Kronos was engaged by the Special Olympics World Games Berlin, one of the largest inclusive sports events in the world to support its event management and timing systems.
Zonely is an early-stage sportstech startup founded by Alicia Nagle – a recent participant in the ASTN Pre-Accelerator Program. Zonely is changing the way people connect, get active and thrive through sport and activity. By using technology and innovation, Zonely is creating a marketplace and a social revolution by allowing people to connect with each other and to available times at sporting venues.
NTT originated in 1952 and today is the fourth largest telco in the world. Despite this, it remains nimble and innovative. This is evidenced through the work it is doing in partnership with Tour De France to bring the world’s most iconic cycling event into a new era, with an all-encompassing digital replica. This ‘digital twin’ provides enthusiasts with access to in-depth data and analytics to enhance the fan experience like never before.
Australian Olympic aerial ski champion, Lydia Lassila (OAM) is well known for her incredible athletic endeavours on the snow. She is an Olympic Gold and Bronze medallist and a trailblazer in freestyle aerial skiing having competed at five consecutive Winter Olympics (2002-2018).
Designed with versatility and convenience in mind, PTP Fitness products were created to truly be a ‘gym in a bag’, offering a strength, conditioning and recovery training solution to use anywhere at any time. Rugby World Cup Champion, George Gregan (OAM), came up with the concept due to a passion for helping people to move smarter and ultimately perform better in whatever fitness or sporting goal they set out to achieve.
Innovation in professional sports apparel provides athletes with a competitive edge. 776BC saw a gap in the market and set out to design and develop rowing gear that was optimised for the unique functional movements required of the sport, enabling athletes to perform at their individual best.
When sourced accurately, then analysed and managed effectively, rich data provides invaluable insights, in turn enabling more effective decision-making. ActiveXchange arms health and fitness organisations, as well as governments, with vital demographic and behavioural information that means they can implement the services that will best support communities to become more active and healthy.
Two Deakin graduates delivering workplace management solutions to blue chip clients including the Superbowl, FIFA and Commonwealth Games, benefit from ASTN guidance.
A deep passion for improving gender equality in sport and empowering the next generation of female athletes has led to the development of one of the world’s most game-changing sports products, the Ida Sports female football boot.
Sport’s newest player profiling and scouting solution translates thousands of granular data points into the language and terminology of individual clubs, providing invaluable insights across the entire organisation. Football giants, Chelsea Football Club in the English Premier League (EPL) and Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL), have implemented and validated the solution, having used Traits analysis as a key tool for player profiling to give them a competitive edge.
Nathan Rothschild is a self-confessed maths geek and sports nut. In the mid-2000s as a mathematics graduate from the University of Melbourne, Nathan wouldn’t have believed that he would soon combine his two greatest passions to create one of Australia’s leading sportstech companies.
Dr James Waldie is a self-proclaimed ‘nerd of compression’. In 2008, Dr Waldie was selected as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), developing his own space skinsuit design with the European Space Agency (ESA) that went up to the space station in 2015 and 2017. He was also a consultant at the NASA Johnson Space Center to reduce astronaut injury from spacesuits.
Women’s participation in sport is booming but so is the rate of injury. Research reveals that women have a higher risk of injury compared to men and too often we wait for an injury to occur and then we do something about it.