SOURCE: MIT Enterprise Forum

MIT Enterprise Forum

September 26, 2011 08:30 ET

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Presents "The New Game: How Technology Innovation Is Changing How We Experience Sports"

Featured Speakers From the Boston Celtics, the National Hockey League, the New England Patriots, and the Sporting Business Journal

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - On October 12, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: "The New Game: How Technology Innovation is Changing How We Experience Sports." This timely discussion -- with the Patriots, Celtics and NHL Champion Bruins all in action -- will explore the trends in the intersection of sports and technology that are changing the way we interact with our favorite sporting events. In addition to an all-star list of speakers, the event will highlight four innovative early stage sports technology startups.

The evening will start with short demos from early stage companies that include:

  • StarStreet, an online site characterized as "the sports stock market;"
  • TruMedia Networks, developing tier one sports analytics solutions;
  • UberSense, helping athletes and coaches improve their game;
  • numberFire, enabling accurate predictions for Fantasy Football.

The high profile list of speakers includes:

The event coordinators are David Beisel, Partner, NextView Ventures and Kate Castle, Vice President, Marketing, Flybridge Capital Partners. The sponsor for the event is Wolf Greenfield, specialists in intellectual property law.

When:
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
5:30pm: Networking mixer & appetizers
6:15-8:00pm: Program
8:00-9:00pm: Networking reception in the R&D Pub

Where:
MIT Stata Center (Building 32), Kirsch Auditorium, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge, MA

Registration and information:
http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/events/innovation-series-event-the-new-game-how-technology-innovation-is-changing-how-we-experience-sports/#register

Pricing:
Forum members: $25, Non-members: $45. Students from all universities are free with college ID. Pre-registration is encouraged.

About The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge (http://www.mitforumcambridge.org/)
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is one of the 27 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside. The Forum produces over 70 seminars, panel discussions, case studies and networking events yearly.

Contact Information

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