What is the Innovation Competition?

The Ignition Innovation Competition is the platform for sports startups to demonstrate their solutions in front of industry leaders.

The competition is focused on the 5 pillars of Ignition:

  • Media & Consumption
  • Data & Analytics
  • Fan Engagement
  • In Venue
  • Commerce

The winner receives an equity-free Growth Support Package of over $100,000 in value delivered by SportsPro.

The Innovation Competition offers the startups involved three potential opportunities to be positioned in front of the sports industry.

Stage 1

All applications reviewed by our diverse and experienced panel of judges prior to Ignition

30 Jan 2023

Stage 2

Shortlisted companies will pitch live during Ignition to our judges and audience

8-9 Feb 2023

Stage 3

Finalists will pitch live on stage at SportsPro Media’s flagship event SportsPro Live

25-26 April 2023

The competition entry fee is £495+VAT. For those involved as partners of our startup package will also receive automatic entry into the competition.

Complete and submit your application for the Innovation Competition by 12th of January 2023