23 Sep STATSports joins Tech Nation Future Fifty
STATSports, the world’s leading company in GPS performance data, has been selected to join the longest-running and most successful accelerator programme for late-stage tech companies in Europe, the Future Fifty 10.0.
The premise is to connect the future leaders of the technology sector within the UK to build a network. The programme offers peer-to-peer learning, masterclasses and sessions with Government officials and ministers. Household names such as Monzo, Bulb, Deliveroo, and Zoopla have previously been accepted into the programme.
Sean O’Connor, Co-Founder of STATSports, who work with 14 Premier League football clubs, said: “We are delighted that STATSports will be joining Tech Nation’s Future Fifty programme, and look forward to further growing our network with some truly remarkable tech companies. We feel honoured to be part of such a prestigiuous programme and are looking forward to the first event in London, later this month.”
Gary Davidson of Tech Nation said: ‘I can’t believe Northern Ireland finally has representation on Tech Nation’s leading Future Fifty 10.0 growth programme. STATSports based in Newry has developed world-leading products in the sports industry and has contracts all over the globe. This achievement is a real testament to the Northern Irish tech ecosystem that entrepreneurship is truly alive in regions outside of Belfast. The team will join a prestigious alumni consisting of tech giants such as Monzo, Deliveroo, Box and many more.’
Tech Nation CEO Gerard Grech said: “The companies selected to join this year’s Future Fifty programme are a shining example of the UK’s entrepreneurship, innovation and resilience. Based across the UK, nurturing the growth of these scaling late-stage tech companies is critical to future proofing the UK’s economy.”
As well as STATSports Group, Cazoo, Cognism, DOUBLE ELEVEN LIMITED, Form3, Hopin, Huma, Multiverse, MYPINPAD Ltd, Oxbotica, Strike, Tessian, Wagestream, what3words Ltd, Wolf & Badger were also selected to join the 10th cohort of the programme.