Meet Sarah Kelly, Hype Spin Academic Lead

Level 2, Fishburners - 155 Queen Street Brisbane, 4000 Brisbane
Wed, Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 PM (AEST)

About this event

Sarah Kelly

Sarah is an Associate Professor in marketing and law and the marketing discipline leader at the UQ Business School. She is currently leading a global sports technology accelerator, UQ HYPE SPIN Accelerator, in partnership among the University of Queensland, HypeLab and the Queensland government.

About HYPE

HYPE has built the largest, global ecosystem in sports innovation. With over 29,000 members, including retail brands, athletic clubs, federations and academia, together with over 9,000 startups, HYPE has an unrivalled capacity for outreach to global partners across all sectors in this highly diverse field.

HYPE’s business model is to leverage this platform to grow from the surging needs of the sports industry to innovate. Since its inception, HYPE has created and expanded unique offerings and services, all with unprecedented successes and value added for investors, partners and consumers.

For more information visit www.hypesportsinnovation.com

About UQ HYPE SPIN Accelerator

The first round of the HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator attracted 94 applications from 38 cities in 14 countries. After a 3-day intensive bootcamp, the following 12 teams were selected to participate in the accelerator program and pitch to investors at the Commonwealth Games and compete for a $25,000 grand prize.


ANTI.

Wearing a helmet on the slopes can save your life. So why aren’t more people wearing helmets? They are uncomfortable and uncool. ANTI.

Lightweave

Lightweave, in collaboration with the Brisbane Broncos, are building a Virtual Reality system designed for coaches to input specific play scenarios to improve player’s decision making and skill acquisition without the physiological loads of on-field training.

Wylas Timing

Wylas Timing is a fully automated wireless timing system on the forefront of timing innovation. Equipped for rapid assembly and usability, Wylas Timing is a fast, efficient and affordable technology.

Jetson Industries

Jetson Industries combines the latest in IoT technology and online gaming with traditional sports to deliver a whole new experience to the world’s favourite past times. Our flagship innovation features the latest in movement sensor and wireless data technology.

BioConnected

BioConnected is an Australian sports tech start up dedicated to ensuring that technology is part of the health and wellness solution, not the problem. We are specialists in integrated health and fitness biofeedback technology using validated earphone biometric optical sensors.

FanTribe

FanTribe is the modern sports fan loyalty platform that helps clubs to effectively deliver relationship marketing strategies that drive profitable growth. A fan engagement platform that is set to transform the business of sport

JARO Sports

JARO Sports is the online ecosystem for sporting organisations. It dramatically simplifies the administration, coaching and marketing processes – giving a new level of visibility and control.

Coach Assist

Coach Assist holds the largest collection of training drills for AFL and Netball coaches on the planet. The platform provides coaching strategies, tactics, and drills for AFL and Netball coaches and players of all ages and levels.

PROHAB

PROHAB are makers of sports devices that give highly accurate measurements to understand and optimise rehabilitation. A smart sensor measures strength in real-time for athletes rehabilitation using a smartphone.

ARIVAL

Arival has created a revolutionary augmented reality fan engagement interface that delivers gamified player and team stats during live play, bringing the fan into the game. Simply by pointing their phone at the court or TV, live team and player stats are presented via an Augmented Reality interface.

Eggplant Technologies

Eggplant Technologies, a leading hardware and software company, is dedicated to developing products and community experiences that help people stay connected and get motivated to keep fit and healthy.

Sportido

Finding people who want to play the same sport, at the same time, in the same area is hard and that's the reason why most of people end up not playing sport at all.


Guest Host - Peta Ellis

Peta is a Startup Community Activator with a background in Communications, PR, Marketing and Media Relations. Having been self employed with various ventures over the past 20 years she sits comfortably in a supporting role within the Startup sector.

Peta has been involved with River City Labs since 2012 and together with its founder Steve Baxter, they have collaborated and driven Brisbane's startup community to be a recognized ecosystem nationally. As CEO she builds and fosters critical ties with corporate partners, other private and public entities and RCL members. She aims to leverage and extend a network of external stakeholders and target communities to continue to build the startup ecosystem in Queensland


Speaker

  • Sarah Kelly

    Sarah Kelly

    University of Queensland

    Hype Spin Academic Lead

    Sarah is an Associate Professor in marketing and law and the marketing discipline leader at the UQ Business School. She is currently leading a global sports technology accelerator, UQ HYPE SPIN Accelerator, in partnership among the University of Queensland, HypeLab and the Queensland government.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Nov 14
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (AEST)

    Where

    Level 2, Fishburners
    155 Queen Street Brisbane4000

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