The ongoing Rio Olympics will also feature a Global Sport Innovation Competition. This competition will pit the most innovative tech solutions addressing the challenges bedeviling the sports world against each other. UmpireRef from Kenya will represent the continent of Africa. This startup solution aims at improving amateur sports visibility by data capturing services.
The Global Sport Innovation Competition will bring together the best and the brightest minds from across the world. All these minds will be focusing on coming up with the next disruptive products and technologies that will address challenges facing the sports world.
The Kenya-based startup UmpireRef presents a solution, which among other things helps in handling organizational problems currently being experienced in the world of amateur sports. Challenges that even the professional athletes can relate with. UmpireRef was selected after making it through a competition pitting other similar startups to come up with innovative tech solutions for sports.
As the winner of the regional semi-final competition, UmpireRef proceeds to the global and final stage of the contest and battle it out with eight other innovative startups from other world regions. This will add …read more