Sports-Related Businesses

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO
Technology

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
Catherine Clifford
A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches
Technology

A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches

Former NFL assistant coach Charles Coiner launched FirstDown PlayBook DropBack for middle-school, high-school and college teams. The app has a database of more than 5,000 plays--many used in real-game situations.
Matt Villano
The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash
Entrepreneurs

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
Matt Villano
A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams
Technology

A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams

The online video and analytics platform Krossover analyzes plays for high school and college teams.
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions
Technology

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
Michelle Juergen
Technology

An App That Moves Sports Fans to Better Seats

Evan Owens designed Pogoseat, an app that helps fans at an event swap seats.
Matt Villano
Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes
Starting a Business

Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

The ex-New York Giants star on his new venture and how his time as an athlete prepared him to become an entrepreneur.
Trevor Turnbull
Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures
Starting a Business

Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
Neil Parmar
Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers
Starting a Business

Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

On the last day of our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, we roll out five products for the special angler, yogi or Frisbee player in your life.
Colleen DeBaise
Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles
Starting a Business

Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles

Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product.
Jodi Helmer
Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again
Franchises

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies
Growth Strategies

Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies

Innovators may grab the glory, but late-to-market companies can still finish first.
John Patrick Pullen
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol
Starting a Business

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
Trevor Turnbull
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business
Growth Strategies

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
Brandon Steiner