2024 Euroleague Basketball FanXP

The Gathering Spot for the most promising Startups

Is your solution a game changer?

The sports industry needs players that are not afraid of taking the clutch shot and drive their team to the win. Clubs, fans and brands are seeking for these ambitious, brave and groundbreaking players to push sports industry's boundaries to the next level.

Through 2024 Euroleague Basketball FanXP, startups will get the chance to showcase their innovative solutions while learning Europe's top basketball competition's insights, with the guidance of Euroleague Executives through mentoring sessions.

The 8 Qualified Startups will take the spotlight of presenting their business solution at the Euroleague Basketball Headquarters. These companies will gain the right of attending SPORTBIZ EUROPE: Barcelona Edition 2024, where the best 4 projects will compete for the desired 10.000€ Prize for testing their products within Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and BKT EuroCup environments.

2024 Euroleague Basketball FanXP

Participating Criteria

Project status:

Only startups whose product is already developed and tested will be selected. If your product will push the boundaries of innovation at the sports industry but is still on development phase, we encourage you to contact [email protected]

Exluding criteria:

- Performance oriented projects: startups providing services focused on improving sports performance of teams and players will not be selected.

- No hardware investment needed: solutions that might need an investment on hardware from Euroleague Basketball side for delivering their services will not be selected.

Business Areas

- Fan Engagement

- Content creation

- Venue Management

- Fantasy Sports

- Gameday Experience

- Digital solutions

- Sports Sustainability

- New Businesses

2024 Euroleague Basketball FanXP phases

Open Call

March 18 - April 26, 2024

Registration period for all startups that wish to participate in the 2024 EuroLeague FAN XP.

Assessment Period

June - July, 2024

A maximum of 18 qualified startups will be announced and Euroleague Basketball Executives will be assigned as their mentors. These periodical assessment sessions will be held remotely.

Online qualifiers

July 10, 2024

Our Selection Committee with prominent players from the sports industry will select the 8 finalists who will participate in the Onsite Playoffs.

EuroLeague Headquarters Playoffs

October 7, 2024

Gameday: the opportunity to showcase your project in front of the jury and EuroLeague mentors, meeting them in person.

Final Four at SPORTBIZ EUROPE: Barcelona Edition 2024
October 10, 2024

Perform your best Elevator Pitch in front of a broad audience from the sport industry and convince our jury and partners for winning the 10.000€ Prize and the chance of testing your solution in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and BKT EuroCup environment.

Partnership between Euroleague Basketball and SPORTBIZ EUROPE

"The collaboration with SportbizSPORTBIZ EUROPE amplifies our commitment to fostering innovation in basketball,.”  “We are excited to see how startups from around the world will contribute to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the sports industry, tackling one of the most transversal challenges of the industry: offering the best Fan Experience possible." - Alex Ferrer Kristjansson, Marketing and Communication Senior Director at Euroleague Basketball

"We are thrilled and proud of our collaboration with Euroleague to enhance the visibility of outstanding sports startups within the SPORTBIZ EUROPE framework." - Patricio Baigorrotegui, Good Morning Sports co-Founder & Director.

"This Innovation Challenge bridges the startup world with one of the top global sports properties, perfectly aligning with the SPORTBIZ spirit of fostering new opportunities in the industry and creating value." - Laura Cordeiro Jáuregui, Good Morning Sports co-Founder & Director. 

Are you the game changer we are looking for?

Registry your project and jump into this encouraging adventure together with Euroleague Basketball!

Registration closed

Entries opened until April 26th, 2024

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Contact details

[email protected]
Helpline Numbers: +34 933 278427
Carrer dels Quatre Camins, 9-13, 08022 Barcelona (Spain)