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Sports tech firm eyes global growth after investment success

l-r: James Thompson, monetary analyst at Whiterock Finance; Andrew Trimble, chief government at Kairos Sports activities Tech; and Gareth Quinn, chief working officer at Kairos Sports activities Tech

A sports activities software program firm based in 2018 by former Eire and Ulster Rugby participant Andrew Trimble and Belfast-based entrepreneur Gareth Quinn has unveiled plans to develop additional into world markets after securing monetary backing.

Kairos Sports activities Tech has developed a communications and operations platform designed for skilled and excessive performing sports activities groups to assist their athletes carry out on the highest degree.

With an in-depth understanding of the skilled sports activities atmosphere, the workforce designed the product to be the only digital interface between a participant and a workforce, offering one central hub for participant onboarding, workforce and personnel schedules, safe messaging, industrial info and efficiency knowledge.

Primarily based in Belfast and using 18 folks, the corporate at the moment providers quite a lot of high-profile sports activities groups, together with groups within the Premier League, NBA, MLB, MLS, and Premiership Rugby. It has its sights firmly set on development with plans to develop its gross sales and assist groups. 

Though solely launching in 2021 Kairos already operates throughout ten completely different sports activities in 12 nations. Having opened a US workplace final 12 months the corporate is aiming for main growth globally. 

The corporate’s growth plans are backed by £500,000 in funding from Whiterock Finance’s Development Finance Fund which contributes to a bigger quantity secured as a part of a current fundraise.

Finance for the £30m Development Finance Fund has been supplied by the British Enterprise Financial institution, Make investments Northern Eire and personal traders, Northern Eire Native Authorities Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).

Andrew Trimble, chief government at Kairos Sports activities Tech, stated: “We have seen enormous development globally at Kairos over the previous few years, which actually validates an distinctive and finest in school platform that can be utilized by elite groups worldwide in any sport.

“We’re delighted to companion with Whiterock Finance as we glance to additional solidify our standing because the market main platform in elite sport. The workforce at Whiterock have been incredible via the method, and we are able to’t converse extremely sufficient of the corporate.”

James Thompson at Whiterock Finance added: “Utilising their mixed expertise, Andrew and Gareth have created an revolutionary software program resolution for a aggressive market.

“Since launching their product in January 2021 they’ve secured contracts with well-known elite sports activities groups internationally, which displays the corporate’s potential for world development. We’re excited to assist Kairos as they work to develop their workforce and prolong their spectacular world success up to now.”

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