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Irish Sports and Technology company seeking to identify an agreement with an international distribution partner to bring their innovative "Ball Rebounder" product to International markets

Summary

Profile Type
Business Offer
POD Reference
BOIE20240613014
Term of Validity
14 June 2024 - 14 June 2025
Company's Country
Ireland
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement
Targeted Countries
All countries
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General information

Short Summary
Irish Sports and Technology company seeking to identify an agreement with an international distribution partner to bring their innovative "Ball Rebounder" product to International markets

Their flagship product, a multi-sport ball rebounder, has set a new standard for skill development, acquisition, and enjoyment in sports. Operating since 2018, the Irish company has sold over 4000 units in Ireland and the US, and now intends to bring their product to a wider International market.
Full Description
The Irish company is a dynamic sports and upcoming technology company dedicated to revolutionizing the way people engage with ball sports. Since their inception in 2018, they have been committed to empowering individuals of all ages and skill levels to unlock their full potential through play.

Their product, a multi-sport ball rebounder, has set a new standard for skill development, acquisition, and enjoyment in sports. The product turns any space into a personal training ground, for beginners and advanced players alike. The product allows users to develop their skills and fitness while building confidence and having fun. The dimensions are 12ft x 8ft, two net speeds, and colored target nets with horizontal and vertical red lines providing a versatile and immersive practice experience unmatched by competitors.

Furthermore, the company is also filling a gap in the market and are developing a skills technology for all ball sports. While others focus on measuring performance in terms of bio-mechanical and physiological metrics, the company is providing a skills platform that empowers players to hone their craft in real-time. The technology aims to motivate more young people to engage with ball skills play recreationally, creating a base of data that not only enhances individual performance but also helps them understand the intrinsic value of ball skills play in nurturing future growth, both on and off the field. This platform will also work with elite players, providing meaningful data individualized to the players own sport.
Advantages and Innovations
Unlike competitors offering either low-quality or highly specialized equipment, the companies ball rebounder fills a gap in the market by providing a versatile and durable option suitable for players of all levels.

While some competitors focus on specific sports, their rebounder is designed to accommodate multiple sports, offering a dynamic practice experience for players across various disciplines.

The dimensions are 12ft x 8ft, two net speeds, and colored target nets with horizontal and vertical red lines providing a versatile and immersive practice experience unmatched by competitors.

Their commitment to sustainability has earned recognition with a Local Enterprise Office sustainability award in 2021. By promoting multi-sport use and eliminating the need for multiple purchases, their rebounder aligns with an ethos of sustainability and cost-effectiveness.

The company is actively engaged with sporting institutions to ensure their products meet the needs and standards of the sports community. Their commitment to technology development and collaboration, with an eventual approach to all National Governing Bodies, underscores their dedication to excellence and innovation.
Stage of Development
Already on the market
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 3: Good Health and Well-beingGoal 5: Gender EqualityGoal 10: Reduced Inequality
IPR description
The company wishes to identify an international partner who can help grow their brand and assist in the distribution of their product to relevant B2B and B2C sources. Having an existing network of stakeholders internationally in sports and recreational communities/industries is highly desirable.

The ideal partner can can work at a scale and can target B2B and B2C that have resources to handle the international market.

Partner Sought

Expected Role of a Partner
The company wishes to identify an international partner who can help grow their brand and assist in the distribution of their product to relevant B2B and B2C sources.

Ideally, the partner already specializes in the sports space, preferably globally, utilizing an existing network of stakeholders in sports and recreational communities/industries internationally.

The partner will have full autonomy for pricing in international markets.
Type and Size of Partner
Big companySME 11-49SME 50 - 249OtherSME <=10
Type of partnership
Commercial agreement

Call details

Coordinator required
Yes

Dissemination

Market keywords
09003004 - Distributors, imports and wholesalers
Targeted countries
All countries

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