And the finalists for the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are… 2048 1021 WFS Live
And the finalists for the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC are…

The eight startups that will take part in the final stage of the 2020 WFS StartCup by GSIC come from seven countries and three different continents.

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Day 5 highlights: Drogba, Carney, Collina, Infantino, Ronaldo, and more 1236 566 WFS Live
Day 5 highlights: Drogba, Carney, Collina, Infantino, Ronaldo, and more

Day 5 of WFS Live was packed with action and relevant discussions. African leaders such as CAF General Secretary Abdelmounaim Bah or football legend Didier…

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Gianni Infantino: “It’s time to speak about the international calendar, nobody is happy with it” 1242 570 WFS Live
Gianni Infantino: “It’s time to speak about the international calendar, nobody is happy with it”

FIFA President said he is keen to engage in dialogue with clubs and federations over the future of football’s calendar during our closing session.

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Day 4 highlights: Simon Oliveira, Al Guido, Joe de Sena, the WFS StartCup and more 1097 521 WFS Live
Day 4 highlights: Simon Oliveira, Al Guido, Joe de Sena, the WFS StartCup and more

Day 4 saw leading social media experts discussed why athletes are becoming powerful influencers and why this trend is only just starting.

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This is a time for the sports industry to be bold, experts urge 1240 580 WFS Live
This is a time for the sports industry to be bold, experts urge

Covid-19 can open up opportunities for the sports industry in terms of implementing changes that directors wouldn’t dare consider in normal circumstances.

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Day 3 highlights: Ronaldo, Mata, Popal, Verón and more 1242 565 WFS Live
Day 3 highlights: Ronaldo, Mata, Popal, Verón and more

Day 3 saw former and current football legends take the virtual stage to address both on the field and both the field topics.

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Experts call for women’s football to receive more investment during the Covid-19 crisis 1237 588 WFS Live
Experts call for women’s football to receive more investment during the Covid-19 crisis

Experts gathered at WFS Live claim equal investment won’t be enough because women’s football has weaker fundamental structures.

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Day 2 Highlights: Asian football, investments, gaming, data and more! 1239 567 WFS Live
Day 2 Highlights: Asian football, investments, gaming, data and more!

Coca Cola’s Ricardo Fort, Juventus’ Assia Grazioli-Venier, Facebook’s Peter Hutton, ESL Gaming’s Ralf Reichter or Aser’s Andrea Radrizzani among the speakers on Day 2.

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Leading investors remain confident: “Over the long run, sports is going to be a great investment” 1236 575 WFS Live
Leading investors remain confident: “Over the long run, sports is going to be a great investment”

While there may be disruption in the short term, investors believe that the industry will continue to provide opportunities over the long term.

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Day 1 Highlights: Tebas, Sir Martin Sorrell, Desiree Bellia, Butragueño and more 1238 583 WFS Live
Day 1 Highlights: Tebas, Sir Martin Sorrell, Desiree Bellia, Butragueño and more

Speakers discussed how Covid-19 is impacting football and how it will affect the future of European competitions, women’s football, media rights or player’s salaries.

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Javier Tebas: “Within three seasons, football will be back to what it was” 1349 639 WFS Live
Javier Tebas: “Within three seasons, football will be back to what it was”

Javier Tebas, LaLiga President, believes that within three seasons the football industry will go back to what it was before the Covid-19 crisis.

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WFS Live kicks off with 150+ speakers and 3,000 attendees 1417 642 WFS Live
WFS Live kicks off with 150+ speakers and 3,000 attendees

Day 1 will start with a Q&A with Javier Tebas at 2PM (CEST) and will run until 8.50PM.

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10 reasons why you can’t miss football’s biggest global gathering 2048 1365 WFS Live
10 reasons why you can’t miss football’s biggest global gathering

WFS Live is only a week away. If you’re still doubting whether or not to attend, here are 10 reasons that will surely help you make up your mind.

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WFS StartCup: These are the 16 startups pitching at WFS Live 2047 1039 WFS Live
WFS StartCup: These are the 16 startups pitching at WFS Live

16 startups from 10 different countries have been selected out of 90 candidacies to pitch to the global football industry at WFS Live.

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90 startups from 32 countries have registered for the WFS StartCup 2048 1365 WFS Live
90 startups from 32 countries have registered for the WFS StartCup

The best 16, which will have the chance to pitch during WFS Live, will be announced on July 9th. The eight finalists will take part in the following WFS online summit.

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Paul Barber: “For most of the industry to be losing money every year is clearly an unsustainable model” 2560 1440 WFS Live
Paul Barber: “For most of the industry to be losing money every year is clearly an unsustainable model”

Paul Barber, the Chief Executive of Brighton & Hove Albion FC, shares his thoughts about the unsustainability of football’s financial model.

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Join WFS Live and contribute to tackling Covid-19 across the world 2560 1707 WFS Live
Join WFS Live and contribute to tackling Covid-19 across the world

WFS Live will donate all net proceeds to Common Goal and Fundaçâo Fenômenos. Funds will be used to tackle the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable communities.

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WFS Live speaker Luis Vicente explains how Covid-19 will impact right packages 2048 1365 WFS Live
WFS Live speaker Luis Vicente explains how Covid-19 will impact right packages

Eleven Sports CEO and WFS Live speaker Luis Vicente believes the Covid-19 crisis will accelerate deep changes in the traditional inventory packages of sports right holders.

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Héctor Prieto (YBVR): “80% of the WFS StartCup jury were potential clients of ours” 2048 1365 WFS Live
Héctor Prieto (YBVR): “80% of the WFS StartCup jury were potential clients of ours”

The founder of YBVR reflects on how winning the 2018 WFS StartCup increased the visibility of his company and discusses the challenges that lie ahead for the sports industry.

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Casillas and Villa, among the World Champions to join the lineup 1200 800 WFS Live
Casillas and Villa, among the World Champions to join the lineup

Casillas and Villa will share their memories from the 2010 World Cup along with Fernando Hierro, Vicente del Bosque and Juan Mata.

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