The Spring 2022 5G Sports Tech Accelerator in partnership with Verizon is also supported by Houston premier partners, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., The Ion, and Mercury, along with supporting sponsor, Intel, and programming partners HTX Sports Tech, Sports Innovation Texas, and Women in Sports Tech. Along with Houston Dynamo Football Club, Houston Outlaws, R/GA Ventures, leAD Sports & Health Tech Partners.
DivInc’s 5G Sports Tech Accelerator hosted at The Ion in Midtown Houston supports startups using technology to enhance the sports industry in the areas of health and wellness, fan experience, the future of media, sports betting, esports and gaming.
“DivInc in terms of what they contribute to the success of underrepresented founders is the BEST that I’ve seen in Texas and around the country.”
— THOMAS ALOMES, FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF SPORTS INNOVATION TEXAS
The Spring 2022 5G Sports Tech Accelerator in partnership with Verizon has already seen big wins for DivInc and our Founders. Check out the Cohort 10 Founders below and book a 1:1 with them.
Brave helps athletes and coaches catch and evaluate unseen movements to increase their odds of winning through wearable motion capture. We are the platform to understand human movement, and recreate physical experiences to build new worlds.
Cardii.io is a gamified cardio fitness platform turning any outdoor cardio routes you & your friends walk or run into areas in your city you can claim! Users can create or join teams, own, steal and defend.
BIG WIN: Cardii.io currently has a Wefunder campaign up and running and has secured $13K in the first week
Local Sports Network is strengthening ties between high schools, sports fans and athletes.
BIG WIN: Local Sports Network has grown their team from 5 to 12, they have an upcoming pilot with NBC, and have signed 25% of the country's largest school district as customers, including 5 of the 10 largest school districts in the country.
Playbook Five is an immersive ed-tech platform providing athletes an opportunity to take the repetitions needed to perform at a high level. Playbook Five's research-backed proprietary methodology increases player confidence and increases retention time.
Screen Skinz are patent-pending disappearing logo screen protectors designed to allow you to protect your mobile device screens with passion. We are officially licensed with the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, and major colleges/universities.
BIG WIN: Screen Skinz has acquired licenses from Disney, Marvel, every HBCU and black fraternity & sorority to use their logos on their screen protectors. This NFL season, they will be an official partner of the Cincinnati Bengals in their stadium and pro shop.
Next-generation NFT Sports Community & Marketplace that empowers aspiring collegiate and professional athletes.
BIG WIN: Top Prospect has made their very first organic sale during the accelerator
TRAINR is a training marketplace that’s closing the gap between youth athletes and global trainers. They help trainers build a more lucrative training practice, and help less skilled athletes gain equal access to high level training.
Sports is a launchpad for media properties and influencers to create web3 based social fan hubs.