According to the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Sportsy, an Innovation Depot Velocity Accelerator graduate, is taking its next steps toward growth with plans for a future in Birmingham. Keep reading to learn what’s next for the company.
About the platform
Sportsy is an app that partners with soccer trainers to provide them with all the tools they need to create, deliver and monetize their training experiences.
The app provides access to the same drills and programs that professional soccer teams use to practice as well as interactive instructional videos, training plans and challenges.
Birmingham-raised Stefan Vaziri started the company in Washington D.C. before bringing it back to Birmingham. As a former soccer player himself, Vaziri recognized the lack of resources and opportunities for the sport in Birmingham and was inspired to bring more options to the area.
Recent grad of Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator
Sportsy currently works out of Innovation Depot where the company graduated from the Velocity Accelerator program and received follow-on grant funding. According to the BBJ, Sportsy has strong hope for the future in Birmingham and does not plan to leave The Magic City anytime soon.
Here’s what’s ahead for Sportsy:
- continue funding to enhance the platform
- create more coach-to-player options
- integrate with other organizations that host multiple teams
- create a creator-driven subscription program
- eventually add additional sports to the platform (basketball and lacrosse)
Exciting things are in the future for Sportsy! We can’t wait to see what’s to come from from this company as well as so many other cool startups around town.
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