UQ brings the HYPE SPIN
Global Sports Accelerator to Australia

SPIN Program Highlights

Sportstech innovation is exploding around the world, changing the way athletes are trained, the way fans interact, and creating opportunities for never before seen products and business models

SPIN Accelerator, developed by the HYPE Sports Innovation, is a global startup accelerator that delivers a sports-specific program providing access to global mentors, investors and experienced hosts to fast-track promising local startups onto the world stage. SPIN Accelerator leverages HYPE’s existing sportstech platform which already engages over 8,000 startups and 20,000 sports innovators across the world.

The University of Queensland is delighted to be selected by the HYPE Sports Innovation as one of four only international organisations to host SPIN Accelerator for up to 12 startups from across Australia and surrounding regions.

The HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator Australia program is also proudly supported by the Queensland Government.


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Applications for the next round of HYPE SPIN Accelerator will be opening later this year. Please signup to our newsletter to receive further information.

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HYPE Sports Innovation 2017:
The Sports-Tech Global Platform

Find out what companies have been accepted into the inaugural HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator.
Global HYPE SPIN Accelerator Program
HYPE's unique SPIN accelerator supports startups with access to global mentors, program and sports stakeholders. The inaugural SPIN Accelerator will be no-charge, no-equity.
ARIVAL, an augmented reality fan-engagement startup has won the first ever HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator Pitch Competition.
Commonwealth Games Pitch event
Startups in the global SPIN Accelerator will pitch to international audience at the Commonwealth Games.
UQ Sports Science and Entrepreneurship
UQ will leverage its international partnerships, strong sports science and engineering schools, and entrepreneurial and commercialisation capabilities.
Interested mentors, investors and sports stakeholders
If you are interested in helping with the program, please contact UQ at spinlab@uq.edu.au

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