101 Best Massachusetts Sports Companies and Startups

October 27, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Massachusetts based Sports companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sports industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Massachusetts Sports Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

DraftKings

DraftKings

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DraftKings provides online daily and weekly fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in major sports.

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WHOOP is a performance optimization system that tracks athlete recovery, training, and sleeping hours to help boost performance.

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Fenway Sports Group

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Fenway Sports Group is a global sports, marketing, media, entertainment, and real estate platform.

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WePlayed Sports

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WePlayed Sports’ intelligent short-form video platform automatically converts full-length game film into ready-to-share highlights.

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Tru

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Tru is a provider of functional beverages used for energy, focus, power, and refreshment.

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Spartan Race

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Spartan Race is an operator of an obstacle race and endurance brand intended to offer sports challenges and courses.

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SenpAI.GG

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SenpAI.gg is a gaming coach for the 1.4 billion PC gamers globally.

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CoachUp

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CoachUp is a platform that connects athletes with private coaches.

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axle ai

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We make media smarter – our B2B software helps media teams remotely search, manage and reuse their video content.

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Jock MKT

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Jock MKT is a fantasy gaming platform where users can make real money.

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Orreco

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Orreco provides biomarker analysis for athletes, federations, and professional franchises.

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Wagr

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Wagr is a sports-betting app looking to wed social media with a fast-growing corner of the gambling market.

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Gamer Sensei

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Gamer Sensei helps gamers win more

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FitnessKeeper

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FitnessKeeper offers Runkeeper, a mobile platform that employs location technology to allow users to track their workout performance.

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Sports Innovation Lab

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The Sports Innovation Lab identifies and evaluates the technology products and services that will power the future of sports.

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New Balance

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New Balance is an American multinational corporation based in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston.

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BEASY

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Blockchain Made Easy was formed to make the benefits of blockchain easy to achieve throughout the consumer and enterprise value chains.

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Fancred

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Fancred is an app that helps fans capture their favorite sports moments.

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EverybodyFights

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EverybodyFights has the grit of a traditional boxing gym in the style of a luxury fitness studio.

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Gameface Media

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Gameface is a provider of free sporting event photos in the United States and the publisher of the popular Six Minute Mile newsletter.

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OYO Sportstoys

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OYO Sportstoys all started at the ballpark.

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FORTIFIED Bicycle

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FORITIFIED Bicycle is an online platform that enables users to purchase bike gear and accessories.

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Playeasy

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Playeasy is an online platform that matches people looking for places to play with athletic spaces in their area.

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Esportudo

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Esportudo sports media company that allow users to personalize, discover and follow their favorite teams.

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Million Studio

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Marketing automation for professional athletes, sports agents, leagues, teams and publishers

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RealPlay Sports

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Realplay’s video automation generates, edits and publishes unparalleled in-game video of every player, every play of youth sports.

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CrowdPlay

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The leading Engagement Program for Sports Properties that maximizes revenue through direct sales and sponsorships.

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Divinio AI

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Divinio is transforming sport through proprietary sensor technology and AI/ML analytics

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OpenRounds

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OpenRounds operates a website that allows vetted club members to inquire about golf privileges .

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Solos

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Solos takes the world’s smallest heads-up display and pairs it with best in class performance tracking

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PerfectMotion

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PerfectMotion has developed and patented (pending) an app-based expert system for training motion.

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Row One Brands

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Row One Brands manufactures and offers a unique line of fun, colorful, fashion footwear products.

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NBA

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NBA is a sports company that specializes in basketball,entertainment, live events & Programming.

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TeamHOTSHOT

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TeamHOTSHOT’s sports shot works within minutes to prevent & treat muscle cramps.

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ItsMyURLs

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ItsMyURLs is an online platform that manages, presents, and analyzes the accounts of users with multiple social profiles.

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Velasa Sports

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Velasa Sports focuses on developing a consumer product that addresses a long-standing unmet need in sports.

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FanPowered

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FanPowered is a digital platform for fan-powered sports and entertainment.

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Spogo Inc.

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Spogo is a mobile app that enables sports fans to win real rewards for making correct predictions while they watch live games.

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Reebok International

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Reebok is a global brand that creates and markets sports and lifestyle products.

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Push Corp

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PushPage is an online portal that allows people to publicize their likes and interests, and learn interesting things about other people.

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Tauten

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Tauten is a sports and recreation company focused on novel fishing tackle products and technology.

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TB12

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TB12 operates as a performance enhancement platform intended for athletes.

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Strymer

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An audio-only broadcast platform for Esports.

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MassLive

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MassLive are Real-Time Breaking news, High School Sports, Local Entertainment.

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NormaTec Recovery

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NormaTec Recovery Systems are cutting-edge compression systems that enhance the body’s natural ability to recover.

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Boston Police Athletic League (PAL)

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Boston Police Athletic League (PAL) is an independent non-profit organization.

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Franklin Sports

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Franklin Sports got its start in 1946 as a regional brand of Sporting Goods products. Irving H. Franklin, who co-founded Franklin Sports ,

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Boston Red Sox

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Major League Baseball club and member of the American League East Division.

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Framerate

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Framerate is a cross-platform esports network delivering news, highlights and entertainment to the next generation of viewers

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TrakTek 3D

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TrakTek 3D is a mobile additive manufacturing service company for equestrian sports.

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New England Patriots

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The New England Patriots is a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston area.

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Xenith

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Xenith develops football helmets and is also involved in raising awareness to reduce the risk of head injuries.

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Ashton Instruments

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Ashton Instruments is a Cambridge-based startup that builds next-generation cycling power meters.

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OmniView Sports

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OmniView Sports is a sports viewing app that revolutionizes viewing experience.

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24Genetics

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24genetics.com is a biotechnology company specialized in Human Genetics.

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FantasyLabs

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FantasyLabs daily fantasy sports tools allow you to leverage our massive database of stats and information to create your own models.

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Acushnet Holdings Corp.

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Acushnet Holdings Corp. engages in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products.

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Wise Owl Outfitters

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Wise Owl Outfitters is a family owned and operated business specializing in premium outdoor products and gear for the outdoor enthusiast.

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Sportody

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Sportody is an outdoor sports network for web and mobile, enabling adventurers to find and share new outdoor experiences.

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SQD

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SQD is a peer-pressure powered workout app that turns your friends into your personal trainer.

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Fenway Sports Management

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Fenway Sports Management is a company headquartered in Boston,

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Sports Insights

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Sports Insights Inc. is a real time sports betting information provider. They offer sports betting software with live odd

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Titleist

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Titleist is maker of ball in golf including the Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls played by more tour professionals around the world.

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IHRSA

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International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association

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SportsMe Inc

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SportsMe turns sports fandom into a mobile video game.

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Luno Software

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Luno Software is a mobile apps developer company and has created various applicaions for the Android and iPhone users.

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FlashPlays Live

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Strengthening the digital relationship between sports teams and their fanbases through real-time prediction games

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Boston Light & Sound

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Boston Light & Sound delivers first-class audio and visual experiences.

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Ace Ticket

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Ace Ticket is a reseller of sports, concert, and theater tickets.

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Comitic

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Comitic is a mobile apps developer company and has developed an application named The Daily Horoscope.

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NESN

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NESN is an American regional sports cable and satellite television network.

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The Players’ Impact

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A Venture Platform for Professional Athletes.

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WEEI Sports Radio Network

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WEEI Sports Radio Network is a radio broadcast company based in Massachusetts.

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TD Garden

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TD Garden is an entertainment company providing sports and entertainment services.

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Boston Celtics

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Boston Celtics is a professional basketball team and a 17-Time World Champions.

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Myteam.com

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Myteam.com an online center for amateur sports communities.

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City Sports

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City Sports is a U.S-based retailer of branded sporting goods merchandise.

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Infivolve

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Sports and Fitness Tech

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Adept Mobile

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Adept Mobile-Adept Mobile offers analysis, stategy, and implementation of content to mobile services for customers brand recognition.

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ACTION SPORTS

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Action Sports launched Go211.com, an action sports community that represents athletes.

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PracticeGigs

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PracticeGigs is a platform that connects aspiring athletes with great entrepreneurially minded tennis players.

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TEE COMMERCE

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Tee Commerce design, build and manage online golf pro shops on-demand decoration.

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WCVB-TV Boston

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WCVB-TV Boston offers real-time Boston news as well as sports and weather updates from the TV channel WCVB NewsCenter 5.

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playlabs

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Play Labs is a new startup incubator/accelerator program for MIT-affiliated startups using playful technologies in any industry.

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Lowell Sun

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Lowell Sun is a daily newspaper that reports news and features to towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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Lax Sports Network

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Lax Sports Network provides a subscription-based VOD platform to view content related to the sport of lacrosse.

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Ocean’s Edge

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Ocean’s Edge is a company that runs a resort and gold club offering the finest dining and amenities.

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Patriot Ledger Newspaper

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Patriot Ledger Newspaper is a media production that serves its community with daily news about events, politics and sports entertainment.

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Appalachian Mountain Club

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Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains.

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94Fifty

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94Fifty is a Bluetooth-enabled basketball that measures consecutive dribbles, dribble power, shot speed, arc, and backspin.

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Zero Gravity Basketball

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Zero Gravity Basketball is a sports company that organizes youth basketball events.

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Foundation Tennis

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Foundation Tennis is a pioneer in tennis software applications covering tennis club and facility administration.

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RaceWire

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RaceWire is a developer of event management software for endurance events.

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Athletic Standard

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Athletic Standard develops performance analytics tools to identify and predict the best athletes on the field.

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ToPo Athletic.

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ToPo Athletic makes athletic running gear, shoes.

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California Products

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An Andover, Mass.-based provider of branded architectural interior and exterior paints

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BAA

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Boston Athletic Association is a non-profit organization with a mission of promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports, especially running.

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lifeknot

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lifeknot makes it easy for you to meet new people and make new friends that share your interests and passions in any activity imaginable.

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Mass Premier Soccer/Global Premier Soccer

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Global Premier Soccer is a sports company that provides soccer coaches and sports management services.

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Little Kids

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Little Kids develops and manufactures toys, crafts, and food activity toys.

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Play Hard Sports

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Play Hard Sports is a start-up games studio with a casual sports bent.

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