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Startups Roundtable 9.22.21

About this event

Wednesday, September 22 | 12:30 PM ET

Interactive conversations with sports tech entrepreneurs about the challenges they've overcome, how they're growing their businesses, and their plans for changing the industry.

Featured Speakers (Additional Speakers to be Announced)

Stephen Glicken has worked in the entertainment business for more than 20 years. He is currently the CEO of Project Admission, a technology platform that integrates with ticketing companies to provide a more connected experience for the buying, selling, and distribution of tickets. Prior to founding Project Admission, Glicken helped lead business development for Songkick where he worked with artists like Paul McCartney, Adele, Kenny Chesney and Metallica in selling tickets in 70 different countries around the world.

Charles Rodenkirch is the founder and CEO of Sharper Sense, a startup developing wearable neurotechnology that enhances vision, hearing, and touch. As a neuroscientist and biomedical engineer, Dr. Rodenkirch is uniquely qualified to develop bioelectronic methods of improving brain function. Sharper Sense’s technology is based on his doctoral research at Columbia University. The company was recently honored to take part in the inaugural cohort of The ComcastNBC SportsTech Accelerator. NASCAR and US Ski and Snowboard, partners of the accelerator, are now advising Sharper Sense while the company starts first-in-human testing with the hopes they’ll soon be able to use Sharper Sense to improve their athlete’s safety and performance by preventing misperceptions and miscommunication.

Afshin Shafie is the co-founder and CEO of Byga, a technology startup focused on connecting youth sports clubs through a highly integrated and comprehensive platform. Afshin’s background in sports, data aggregation and management, and experience as a technology leader brings a unique perspective for building the Byga platform for youth sports and non-profit organizations. Before Byga, Afshin held leadership roles at EdCast, PlaySpan (a Visa company), and FanSnap.

Registration is free. All registrants will receive a link to watch the recording once the session concludes. If you didn't register for the session, you can watch on-demand here.

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Hosted by

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    Charles Rodenkirch Founder & CEO @ Sharper Sense

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    Afshin Shafie Co-Founder & CEO @ Byga, Inc.

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    Stephen Glicken CEO @ Project Admission

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    Dan Kaufman Managing Director @ SportTechie

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