Sportarian Announced as Finalist for 2015 Sports Technology Awards in three categories
On January 19th it was announced that London-based start-up Sportarian.com has been chosen as a finalist for the 2015 Sports Technology Awards. Joining the likes of Chelsea FC, O2, Team Sky and BBC Sport, Sportarian will compete in the categories of:
- Best Support Technology for Managers and Coaches - Individual
- Best Technology to Promote Participation in Sport
- Sport England Sports Technology Design Challenge
Celebrating the increasingly important role that technology plays in sport, entries have been received globally spanning innovative start-ups and household brands.
The judging panel consists of some of the biggest names in the industry including Olympians, international referees, leading coaches and representatives from cutting-edge digital brands such as Twitter and the BBC.
Sportarian™ is a sports social platform that connects sportspeople with sports coaches. Currently sportspeople seek word of mouth recommendations or trawl through individual websites trying to find the right coach. With the ability to cover any sport, Sportarian provides a solution with its filters and user-generated rating and review booking system.
Nico Curia, founder and CEO of Sportarian, expressed his excitement about being shortlisted in so many categories: ‘We are a new start-up with a small team and we only launched the beta version in London in late 2014. We are delighted with the fantastic endorsement these multiple nominations represent for our concept, and all our ongoing efforts are focussed on increasing participation in sports, initially in the UK and ultimately around the world.’
The winners will be announced at a lunchtime ceremony in London on 27th March.
For more information about sportarian please visit sportarian.com
For more information about the Sports Technology Awards please visit www.sportstechnologyawards.com
For more information, please contact Nico Curia at sportarian: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile +44 7816 946 597.
Editor’s Note: The Sports Technology Awards are the only awards worldwide dedicated to championing and celebrating innovative and inspiring advances in sports technology. The STAs are a British joint venture between independent, award winning PR agency, ENS Ltd and specialist awards organizers, R3 Events and are supported by The Daily Telegraph and Sport England. The awards ceremony will be held in central London on 27th March 2015.