INDIANAPOLIS – Sports Tech HQ, a nonprofit organization formed in Indiana in June 2022 through a partnership with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, will become a third partner with Butler University’s Esports Park.
The purpose of Sports Tech HQ is to cultivate a sports tech ecosystem that inspires and facilitates innovation while building Indiana’s brand as a sports tech destination of choice.
Sports Tech HQ’s presence at Butler’s Esports Park will include coworking space and collaboration on furthering the development of an elite talent pipeline for the sports tech sector.
“Butler University Esports Park is a fine example of the sports and technology worlds colliding in a state-of-the-art facility,” said Jeffrey Hintz, Executive Director of Sports Tech HQ. “We are pleased to partner with Butler University in their efforts to drive sports technology innovation and investment into our state’s economy.”
“Butler University is thrilled to welcome Sports Tech HQ to our Esports Park,” Eric Kammeyer, Director of Esports and Gaming Technology at Butler University, said, “Sports Tech HQ is uniting global sports and technology firms, and our partnership is certain to bring partners to campus and the city that will benefit Butler University, our emerging esports program and, most importantly, our students.”
Sports Tech HQ joins Challonge and Beastcoast as partners acting within Butler’s Esports Park.
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About Butler University
Butler University is a nationally recognized comprehensive university encompassing six colleges: Arts, Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students are enrolled at Butler, representing 46 states and 24 countries. More than 75 percent of Butler students will participate in some form of internship, and Butler students have had significant success after graduation, as demonstrated by the University’s 99 percent placement rate within six months of graduation. The University was recently listed as the No. 1 regional university in the Midwest, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, in addition to being included in The Princeton Review’s annual “best colleges” guidebook.
About Sports Tech HQ
Sports Tech HQ is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a strong sports tech ecosystem in Indiana. Sports Tech HQ strives to create opportunities for sports tech entrepreneurs by investing in innovation and cultivating a community of creators. The organization fosters cross-industry collaboration and supports companies through every stage of their development. Sports Tech HQ is committed to shaping the next generation of industry innovation, while strengthening Indiana’s reputation as a global destination. For more information, visit STHQ.org.