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The STA Startups is an awards which celebrates the outstanding young technology businesses in the sports sector.
This year The STA Startups will be a two-stage process. Initially we will celebrate winners in a variety of categories, with each receiving significant publicity and industry promotion. These winners will be invited to compete for the title of The Sightline Ventures STA Startup of the Year. As well as sector-wide recognition, this accolade also secures a prize of US$50,000 / £40,000 worth of advisory services from Sightline Ventures. 


The 2020 Startups Entries are now open! Find out…

  • Who our expert judges are?
  • Why the Awards are a benchmark for excellence?
  • What success at the Awards can do for your business?



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STA Awards

The Sports Technology Awards is the leading global celebration of technology-led innovation across the international sports sector.
Held annually as a competition to highlight outstanding advances in the industry, the Awards are judged by over 50 leading influencers from the world of sport and technology. Six brands are shortlisted for every category, with one outright winner being awarded the coveted STA trophy in each.
The Awards were first held in 2014 and now attract hundreds of entries from more than 30 countries and 50 sports.

2020 Sports Technology Awards – What Is Next?

The Awards are a ‘must’ for anyone serious about doing business in the sports sector globally. The 2020 cycle is already underway with our virtual awards ceremony taking place on 10th September – See you there!

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